Revolution #444, June 20, 2016
Hook up with the revolution
Coming Events at Revolution Books
Check the stores' websites for details and more events.
The Los Angeles bookstore is now open at a temporary location while we continue the search for a new permanent space: Multicultural Artists United (MCAU) Gallery, 220 Glendale Blvd. (between Temple & Beverly). Contact the store at 323-463-3500, or P.O. Box 29141, Los Angeles, CA 90029, or revolutionbooksla.blogspot.com to make donations, raise big funds, find out about book tables and programs, and to contribute in many ways to the campaign to relocate and revitalize the store as soon as possible.
June 21, Tuesday, 7 pm
Movie Night with the Revolution Club. The Codes of Gender, a 2010 documentary written and directed by Sut Jhally, Professor of Communication at the University of Massachusetts, analyzes the role commercial advertising plays in influencing ideas and values about masculinity and femininity, including the incessant portrayals of women as powerless, submissive and dependent on men, while men are portrayed as active, strong and in control.
June 22, Wednesday, 7 pm
Yaa Gyasi reads from her debut novel, Homegoing, which traces 300 years in Ghana and the U.S. Two half-sisters, Effia and Esi, are born in different villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle’s dungeons, and is then sold with thousands of others into the Gold Coast’s booming slave trade and shipped off to America, where her children and grandchildren will be raised in slavery.
June 28, Tuesday, 7 pm
Movie Night with the Revolution Club: After Tiller. Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in May 2009, there are only four American doctors left who openly provide third-trimester abortions. After Tiller paints a portrait of these physicians who have become the new No. 1 targets of the anti-abortion movement, yet continue to risk their lives every day.
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm
Revolution newspaper reading circle.
Saturdays, 2-4 pm
Series of discussions of Bob Avakian’s major new work, The Science, The Strategy, The Leadership for An Actual Revolution, And A Radically New Society on the Road to Real Emancipation.
89 S. Washington St. (off 1st Ave. in Pioneer Square)
Hours: 11 am—6 pm Wednesday & Friday, 11 am—9 pm Thursday,
11 am—5 pm Saturday, and noon—4 pm Sunday
Saturdays, 1:30 pm
Reading and discussion of excerpts from Bob Avakian’s new work, The Science, The Strategy, The Leadership for An Actual Revolution, And A Radically New Society on the Road to Real Emancipation.
Thursdays, 7 pm
Reading and discussion of selected articles from Revolution newspaper. (There is no discussion on the first Thursday of each month due to Revolution Books’ participation in the First Thursday Art Walk.)
June 23, Thursday, 6:30 pm
Screening and discussion of Trapped. What remains of a woman's right to choose? U.S. reproductive health clinics are fighting to remain open. Trapped follows clinic workers and lawyers who are on the front lines of the battle to keep abortion safe and legal for millions of American women. The documentary, directed by Dawn Porter, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
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
June 26, Sunday, 6-8 pm
Join us for discussions of articles from www.revcom.us/Revolution newspaper and clips from the films of Bob Avakian’s talks. Little 5 Points Arts and Community Center, 1083 Austin Ave. NE, top floor, Room 202. Parking in rear, wheelchair accessible.
P.O. Box 230112, Houston, TX 77223
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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