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Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Frantz Fanon

healers1We’ve recently been reading Jean-Paul Sartre account of his phenomenology of the “look” and this got us thinking about Frantz Fanon’s work. After reading Sartre’s introduction to the Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth, we’ve decided to dive into another of Fanon’s important texts: Black Skin White Mask.

Reading available for free here (Read the chapter “The Fact of Blackness”)

Free and open to everyone

 

LECHE MALO single release show w/ Chelsea Riddle & Zack Freitas

Vincent Randazzo Promotes New Moniker “Leche Malo” at Old Capitol Books and to debut his new single “Smoke Cigarettes”.

Feburary 9th.
Doors @ 7
Show @ 730
$10 Suggested donation NOTAFLOF
(No one turned away for lack of funds)
All ages.
559 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940 near

Supporting acts include local up-and-comer Chelsea Riddle and local vet Zack Freitas. Continue reading LECHE MALO single release show w/ Chelsea Riddle & Zack Freitas

Award winning poet, Tongo Eisen-Martin, joined by Rachelle Escamilla for reading at Old Capitol Books

We are delighted to announce that we’ll have two amazing poets reading in store THIS TUESDAY January 8th at 7pm: Tongo Eisen-Martin – winner of the California Book Award, the American Book Award, and nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize – and Rachelle Escamilla, winner of the Willow Books Literature Award for Poetry and host of KKUP’s Out of Our Minds – the longest running poetry show in the US. Continue reading Award winning poet, Tongo Eisen-Martin, joined by Rachelle Escamilla for reading at Old Capitol Books