*Upcoming Events*

Saturday 1 June 2019, 4-6pm: Homestead Review Launch Party

Come celebrate the launch of the final print issue of the Homestead Review. Featuring readings by poets Kim Addonizio, Dan Linehan, George Lober, Jennifer Lagier-Fellguth, and Maria Garcia Teutsch. Free and open to everyone.


Saturday 8 June 2019, 2pm: Jade Life – an afternoon with jade artist Andrew Shaw

Come welcome jade artist Andrew Shaw to Old Capitol Books where he’ll discuss his book Jade Life. Free and open to everyone.


Saturday 8 June 2019, 5-7pm: Sara Taylor, Kim Shuck, Coffee, and Jazz

A relaxed evening of poetry, music, and coffee.


Sunday 9 June 2019, 2pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents John Laue and Victor Henry

Come early to ensure a seat. $5 donation for the poets.


Friday 14 June 2019, 6:30pm: Theory and Philosophy Reading Group, Philosophy in a Time of Terror: Derrida & Habermas

This month’s theory and philosophy reading group will look at the dialogue between Derrida and Habermas, published as Philosophy in a Time of Terror. Free and open to everyone.


Sunday 16 June 2019, 7pm: Monterey Anarchist Black Cross – political prisoner support

Our monthly letter writing night where we write letters to US political prisoners. We send them books, too!


Saturday 29 June 2019, 4pm: Art of the Revolution – an afternoon with artist Khalid Hussein

We’re thrilled to have artist and graphic novelist Khalid Hussein come to the bookstore to talk about his art and his experiences in political illustration.


Saturday 29 June 2019, doors at 7pm: After Dark at the Bookstore: Wuwu, Grand Larson, and The Discards

Wuwu, Grand Larson, and The Discards will appear at Old Capitol Books at the end of the June! $10 notaflof.


Sunday 30 June 2019, 2pm: Last Sundays Fishbowl Poetry & Open Mic featuring Tamer S. Mostafa and Rhony Bhopla

Sign ups at 1:30pm. Readings begin at 2pm.


Friday 5 July 2019, 8pm: Burn: A multimedia literary performance

Burn, a Dialogue with a Demon Priest, encapsulates the essence of Janice’s book, ‘Resurrections in the Dark’, and is a commemoration of its launch. Burn speaks to such topical issues as gender inequality, addiction, single parenthood, and domestic violence, beckoning themes such as forgiveness, self-discovery, healing, and connection.


Friday 12 July 2019, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group (1 of 4)

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant’s ‘The Critique of Pure Reason,’ sometimes called the first Critique. Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone. Come to one of them, or come to all of them!


Sunday 14 July 2019, 2pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents John Dotson and Marc Zegans

Come early to ensure a seat. $5 donation for the poets.


Wednesday 17 July 2019, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Achille Mbembe

We’re returning to Achille Mbembe’s “Necropolitics” to discuss the political power over who is allowed to live and who must die. Free and open to everyone.


Saturday 20 July, 2019, 7pm: Rainbow Lounge, LGBTQ+ hang out

Chill music. Good vibes. $5


Sunday 21 July 2019, 7pm: Monterey Anarchist Black Cross – political prisoner support

Our monthly letter writing night where we write letters to US political prisoners. We send them books, too!


Friday 26 July 2019, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group (2 of 4)

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant’s ‘The Critique of Pure Reason,’ sometimes called the first Critique. Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone. Come to one of them, or come to all of them!


Friday 9 August 2019, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group (3 of 4)

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant’s ‘The Critique of Pure Reason,’ sometimes called the first Critique. Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone. Come to one of them, or come to all of them!


Friday 23 August 2019, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group (4 of 4)

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant’s ‘The Critique of Pure Reason,’ sometimes called the first Critique. Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone. Come to one of them, or come to all of them!


Sunday 28 July 2019, 2pm: Fishbowl Poetry and Open Mic

Monthly poetry reading with open mic to follow. Sign ups for open mic are at 1:30pm, and readings begin at 2pm. This month’s featured poets are Aideed Medina and Tony Aldarondo.

 

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