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METAL SHOW! Pablo, Alex Ramirez & Home Brew

Metal at the bookstore! Featuring Pablo, Alex Ramirez and Home Brew!

Doors at 6:30pm
Show at 7pm
Nov 3
$10 suggested donation (notaflof)

PABLO collage flyer


The driver is heavy rock. Punk rock rides shotgun. Shoegaze contemplates the occasional stoplight brake-stand from the backseat

Pablo pic

ALEX Ramirez press


Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 41: Simone de Beauvoir

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group is back for our forty-first iteration with Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex! After reading Levinas, we decided to read criticisms of Levinas from Beauvoir, who challenges Levinas’s definition of woman against the backdrop of men in such a way that women seem secondary. Come read and study with us! Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 41: Simone de Beauvoir

Morticai’s Murder Mystery Concert

Morticai and Friends Presents: Morticai’s Murder Mystery Concert. Join us for an immersive night of musical mystery and be apart of this evening’s wonderous and tragic events and work with our on site detective to figure out who the culprit is! Weave through the aisles of Old Capitol Books with us searching for clues to find out who the culprit is. This special night will feature such local musicians and actors as: Ben Herod, Monique Rose, Eddie Kawashima, Colin St. John, Lizzy Lippa, Zoey Kriegmont, Trevor Lucier, Morticai and many more.


The Murder Mystery Concert will showcase three different musical stages, tied together with a choose your own adventure style murder mystery. Come prepared to participate, dress for whatever part you feel compelled to. Everyone has a part to play at Morticai’s Murder Mystery!

The Evening will consist of two showings at 7:30 and 9:30, Audience members are asked to arrive promptly for the showing you wish to see as there will be no in and out privileges after the show has begun. Doors open 30 minutes prior to showing. Tickets available On Eventbrite for $10, and $15 at the door.