For the first installment of our “Featured Books” section, I’ve decided to highlight Konx Om Pax: Essays in Light by Aleister Crowley, called the “most evil man who ever lived.” Continue reading Aleister Crowley’s “Konx Om Pax” (Featured Books #1)
Sunday 11 December 2016, 2pm: The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium is presenting their curated readings each month at Old Capitol Books. This December, huddle around the warmth of beautiful verse with readings from Jennifer Lagier and Dane Cervine. Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents Jennifer Lagier and Dane Cervine
Friday 9 December 2016, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and Direct Action Monterey Network are hosting the twenty-third Theory and Philosophy Reading Group. In this month’s reading group, we’ll be exploring one of the most famous philosophical debates of the twentieth-century: the debate between Michel Foucault and Noam Chomsky. Continue reading Chomsky and Foucault on Human Nature (Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXIII)
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Robert Nielsen & Marina Romani
Sunday, November 13, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey (between Pearl and Munras) Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents Robert Nielsen & Marina Romani
Friday 11 November 2016, 7pm: Instead of our normal reading group, this month the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will be showing a Sundance Official Selection film Concerning Violence (2014).
We will also be talking about anti-racist and anti-colonial struggles! As part of this, we’re going to be taking donations at the door to send off to Standing Rock! $5 suggested donation. NOTAFLOF Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXII: Frantz Fanon Documentary “Concerning Violence”
Friday 28 October 2016, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are teaming up against for the twenty-first installment of the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group. This month, we’ll be reading sections from Poor People’s Movements by Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward. Come join local thinkers, activists, philosophers, and readers for a discussion about the intersections between theory, philosophy, and social movements. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXI: Frances Fox Piven & Richard Cloward