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Homestead Review Release Party

Old Capitol Books is hosting release party for the Homestead Review’s final issue.

Readings by
Kim Addonizio
Dan Linehan
George Lober
Jennifer Lagier-Fellguth
Maria Garcia Teutsch

June 1st, 2019
Old Capitol Books
downtown Monterey
Free and open to everyone

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Crenshaw & Collins

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group here has been weaving its way through black phenomenology and black epistemology. After reading some of Jean-Paul Sartre’s work in support of African liberation struggles, we moved on to read Frantz Fanon, Kathryn Gines, James Baldwin, and Achille Mbembe. Now we’re going to do a double session, looking at the important work of Kimberlé Crenshaw and Patricia Hill Collins. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Crenshaw & Collins

Femmes and Folx with Zoe Boekbinder, Phantom Tides, and River Navaille

Zoe Boekbinder (New Orleans)
Phantom Tides (Oakland)
River Navaille (Seaside)

Femmes & Folx is BACK at Old Capitol Books, this time featuring touring artists Zoe Boekbinder and Phantom Tides! Join us for more fresh, funky, femme, and nonbinary performances in the latest installment of Femmes & Folx, a series of concerts highlighting gender diverse musicians & performers.

FRI · MAY 31, 2019
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm
$10-20 notaflof

Goth Industrial Night with DJ Dialogic

Old Capitol Books after dark is pleased to present a Goth Industrial Night with DJ Dialogic.

He’ll be spinning classic vinyl for your listening pleasure. A mix of Industrial classics, dark down tempo beats, and Ethereal wave music. He’ll give us some NIN, Marilyn Manson, Billie Eilish, Rammstein, Prodigy, DJ Shadow and David Bowie. All Vinyl.


(CANCELLED) Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Derrida, Mbembe, Foucault

Unfortunately, we’ve had to postpone this event. If there’s interest, we’re hold it again later in June!

Come join our regular reading group for a special session featuring seniors at CSU Monterey studying critical legal philosophy. The normal reading group will be joined by these students for a conversation exploring the works of Michel Foucault, Achille Mbembe, and Jacques Derrida. Continue reading (CANCELLED) Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Derrida, Mbembe, Foucault