Thursday April 23rd – 7pm: In collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network, this month’s Theory & Philosophy reading group is highlighting struggles against solitary confinement by featuring writings by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova who spent time in solitary while in a Russian prison for her protests as part of Pussy Riot. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Did you also know that that’s OUR FAVORITE MONTH?! As part of our month long celebration, we’ll be hosting an Open Mic poetry event at Old Capitol Books on April 11th. Hosted by local poets, Jeffrey Erwin and Kenny Garcia, come hear the work of local poets, new and established. We’ll also be running a DIY poetry writing workshop earlier in the day and encouraging people to read their newest creations. Continue reading Old Capitol Books Celebrates National Poetry Month 2015
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Katrina Mariah Jensen & Mary Anne Anderson
Sunday April 12th, 2pm
March 28th, 2015 – 3pm: Join in local historians and the literary community of the Monterey Peninsula as we delve into some of our history’s most interesting personalities, events, and stories. Continue reading Book Signing & Discussion: The Secret History of Carmel with John Thompson
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Kris Kissman & Bert Gluck
Sunday, March 8, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras)
Wednesday March 25th 2015, 6pm: Join with radicals, thinkers, activists, poets, and intellectuals on the Monterey Peninsula to read and discuss some of the world’s greatest philosophers.
For our eighth reading group, we’ll be looking at Discourse on Colonialism by Aimé Césaire. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group VIII: Aimé Césaire
Sunday March 15, 12pm-2pm: Pat Duval, author of From Colored Town to Pebble Beach: The Story of the Singing Sheriff will be at Old Capitol Books for a book signing.