Here at Old Capitol Books, it’s not only great literature that we love, but great music as well! So we’re happy to announce a performance by The Brothers Strong & Co. Come down for your fix of BOOKS and BLUEGRASS! Continue reading Live at the Bookstore – The Brothers Strong & Co!
February 22nd, 2015 – 3pm-5pm: Julianne Burton-Carvajal is back to share some of the amazing photographs that have been discovered showing Monterey’s art colonies in the 1910s and 1920s, and has printed selections of them in her new work Artists’ Honeymoon: Rowena Meeks Abdy & Harry Bennett Abdy – At Work & Play in Monterey and Beyond, 1910-1920. Head over to Old Capitol Books on February 22nd, to see these amazing photographs and hear about their discovery. Continue reading “Ask the Author: Ups and Downs of Producing Artists’ Honeymoon”
A free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, OR published we want to hear your VOICE. Continue reading Networking Aloud! A Monthly Opening mic – January features: Sharon Law Tucker & P. A. Speers
Saturday January 31st 2015, 12pm-2pm: Come down to Old Capitol Books to meet local children’s book author Kristen Comello and hear her read from her book, The Castle Church.
Meet local author of the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series is African Americans of Monterey County, Jan Batiste Adkins. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images and memories from the unique California African American heritage. Ms. Adkins will be at Old Capitol Books on Saturday, January 31 from 3PM to 5PM to discuss her book and sign them.
Sunday January 11th, 2015 – 2pm-4pm: The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Stephen Kessler and Deborah Wenzler Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Stephen Kessler and Deborah Wenzler
Ahoy there local book-lovers! Old Capitol Books is excited to start up our Thinking Critically about Society Series again this winter together with the Direct Action Monterey Network and the Monterey Community Education Project.