Revolution #349, August 24, 2014

 

Hook up with the revolution

Coming Events at Revolution Books

Check the stores' websites for details and more events.

Atlanta
Berkeley
Boston/Cambridge
Chicago
Cleveland
Detroit
New York
Honolulu
Los Angeles
Seattle
Houston

New York

146 W. 26th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)
212-691-3345
revbooksnyc@yahoo.com
revolutionbooksnyc.org
Hours: 12 noon—7 pm every day

August 20, Wednesday, 7 pm
Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, speaking on "Climate Change: The Hard Problem." Professor Kitcher’s presentation of the science behind global warming is part of a series of bookstore programs leading up to the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City.

August 21, Thursday, 7 pm
Continued viewing and discussion of sections from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS! This time: “The Revolutionary Potential of Those Most Oppressed Requires Scientific Leadership.”

August 22, Friday, 7 pm
Book event: Flora Tristan, A Forerunner Woman, by Magda Portal, a biography of a 19th century Peruvian-French woman, also known as “The Pariah.” Renee Castro-Pozo, who translated the book into English, will talk about the book and sign copies.


Chicago

1103 N. Ashland Avenue
773-489-0930
revbookschi@yahoo.com
chicagorevolutionbooks.blogspot.com
www.facebook.com/RevolutionBooksChicago
Hours: Wed-Fri: 2 pm to 7 pm; Sat: noon to 7 pm; Sun: 1pm to 5 pm

August 21, Thursday, 7 pm
Film clip showing and discussion of BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!


Los Angeles

5726 Hollywood Blvd., LA, CA 90028
323.463.3500
revolutionbooksla@gmail.com
revolutionbooksla.blogspot.com
Find us on Facebook & Twitter
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 12 noon to 7 pm

August 19, Tuesday, 9 pm
We're going to Da Poetry Lounge, the longest-running weekly open mic in L.A. Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave. (and Melrose Ave.). Join us to spread the movement for revolution.

August 20, Wednesday, 5 pm (live) and 7 pm (rebroadcast)
Viewing and discussion of the final Abortion Rights Freedom Ride’s People’s Hearings webcast from Texas.

August 21, Thursday, 7:30 pm
Screening and discussion of "The Challenge: Revolution–Nothing Less!" the last segment of BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS! The bookstore’s new series for viewing and discussion of the DVD will begin on first and third Thursdays.

August 24, Sunday, 3 pm
Group excursion to see Frederick Douglass Now, the solo performance by Roger Guenveur Smith about the runaway slave turned abolitionist. Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd. A fundraiser for Revolution Books, $25/person. RSVP, there is limited seating.


Berkeley

2425 Channing Way near Telegraph Ave.
510-848-1196
revolutionbooks@sbcglobal.net
www.revolutionbooks.org
New Hours: 11 am–7 pm Mon–Sat, 1 pm–6 pm Sun

August 20, Wednesday, 5 pm (live) and 7 pm (rebroadcast)
Viewing and discussion of the final Abortion Rights Freedom Ride’s People’s Hearings webcast from Texas.


Honolulu

2626 South King Street
808-944-3106
revolutionbks@yahoo.com
www.revolutionbookshonolulu.org
Hours: 12 noon–6 pm every day


Boston/Cambridge

1158 Mass Ave., 2nd Floor, Cambridge
617-492-5443
revbooks@netzero.net
revolutionbookscamb.org
Hours: Thursday & Friday 4-6 pm; Saturday 12-6 pm; Sunday 12-4 pm;
Other hours as available: please call

Taking Revolution to the Island! Summer 2014 on Martha's Vineyard
Prominent Afro-American intellectuals, artists, and critical thinkers have historically come to Martha’s Vineyard in August to wrangle with critical social issues, and we cannot stand aside from this important gathering. Join with us in taking revolution in August to Martha’s Vineyard. Contact Revolution Books for more info.


Seattle

89 S. Washington St. (off 1st Ave. in Pioneer Square)
206-325-7415
rbsea@yahoo.com
www.revolutionbookssea.org
Hours: 11 am—6 pm Wednesday & Friday, 11 am—9 pm Thursday,
11 am—6 pm Saturday, and noon—5 pm Sunday

August 20, Wednesday, 5 pm
Live webcast and discussion of the final Abortion Rights Freedom Ride’s People’s Hearings from Texas.

August 21, Thursday, 7 pm
Weekly discussion of articles from Revolution newspaper. Call the bookstore for more info.


Cleveland

2804 Mayfield Rd. (at Coventry)
Cleveland Heights 216-932-2543
revbookscle@hotmail.com
www.revbookscle.org
New Hours: Noon—6 pm, Wednesday—Saturday

August 21, Thursday, 7 pm
Viewing and discussion of “A Radically Different and Far Better Future Is Possible,” from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!

Every Saturday at 11 am
Meet up and be part of “Revolution in the City” this summer. Join us in going to festivals, showing BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS! in neighborhoods, going to parks and concerts, and more.


Detroit

4152 Woodward Avenue (and Willis)
lower level, enter from back of building (Look for Zef's Cafe on street level)
Open every Friday 4-8 pm
313-204-2906
rbodetroit@yahoo.com


Atlanta

P.O. Box 163
Decatur, GA 30031
770-861-3339
revbooksatl@hotmail.com
rbo-atlanta.blogspot.com

August 24, Sunday 4-6 pm
Join us to view and discuss clips from the DVD of the film BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS! Little 5 Points Arts and Community Center, 1083 Austin Ave. NE. Top Floor, Room 202 Parking in rear. Wheelchair accessible.


Houston

Revolution Distributors
P.O. Box 230112, Houston, TX 77223
832-865-0408
revolutionhtown@yahoo.com
www.RevolutionHtown2.blogspot.com

Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm (beginning again after Labor Day)
Weekly Revolution newspaper discussion. Discuss articles, get the new issue, and find out how you can be part of the movement for revolution. Current location: Te House of Tea, 1927 Fairview @Woodhead, in the Montrose. Call 832-865-0408 for weekly topics and any changes in time or location.


Check the stores' websites for details, information, and more events.
Unless otherwise noted, the events listed on this page are in English, but in many cases Spanish translation is available. Please call the bookstore in advance to request Spanish translation.


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