Alice Waters in Berkeley | 11-16-2017

  ALICE WATERS Coming to my Senses The Making of a Counterculture Cook With Steve Wasserman • Hosted by Kris Welch Thursday November 16, 7:30pm First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way Berkeley tickets: $15 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or Marcus Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or Moe’s, or Mrs. Dalloway’s,…

Lewis Lapham in Berkeley (canceled due to author injury) | 11-8-2017

  APOLOGIES: CANCELED DUE TO AUTHOR INJURY LEWIS LAPHAM “AGE OF FOLLY” AMERICA ABANDONS DEMOCRACY Hosted by Mitch Jeserich Wednesday Nov 8, 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church 2407 Dana Street Berkeley tickets: $15 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or Marcus Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or Moe’s, or Mrs. Dalloway’s, or…

Van Jones in Oakland | 10-24-2017

  KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents VAN JONES Beyond the Messy Truth, How We Came Apart, How We Come Together Hosted by David Talbot Tuesday, October 24 2017, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church 2501 Harrison Street Oakland WHEELCHAIR ACCESS advance tickets: $15: brownpapertickets.com T: 800-838-3006 or Marcus Books, Books Inc/Berkeley, Pegasus Books (3 sites), Moe’s, Walden…

A Tribute to Eduardo Galeano | 11-19-2017

  KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents A KPFA TRIBUTE TO THE LATE EDUARDO GALEANO with Alice Walker, Al Young, Alejandro Murguia, and Aurora Levins Morales Sunday, November 19 2017, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way Berkeley Eduardo Galeano is our world’s most lovable revolutionary — Naomi Klein Story-hunter and gatherer Galeano has captured a…

Nikki Giovanni in Berkeley (Regrets: postponed for author’s medical recovery) | 10-28-2017

  Regrets: postponed due to author’s medical recovery A Delightful Evening With NIKKI GIOVANNI A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs Saturday October 28, 7:30pm First Presbyterian Church 2407 Dana Street Berkeley tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or Marcus Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books…

Ravitch+Brown in Oakland | 10-13-2017

  The Network for Public Education Action presents DIANE RAVITCH in Conversation with JITU BROWN THE FIGHT FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION Hosted by Kevin Cartwright Friday October 13, 7:30 PM Oakland Technical High School 4351 Broadway Oakland tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or Marcus Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or…

David Cay Johnston in Berkeley | 10-19-2017

  DAVID CAY JOHNSTON Winner of the Pulitzer Prize WHAT DONALD TRUMP IS DOING TO YOU Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert Thursday October 19, 7:30pm First Congregational Church of Berkeley 2345 Channing Way Berkeley tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or Marcus Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or Moe’s, or Mrs….

Dick Gregory in Berkeley (Event canceled) | 10-11-2017

  Regrets: Event canceled due to the all-too-soon passing of Mr Dick Gregory, 1932-2017. Rest in Peace. IN PERSON! IN BERKELEY! DICK GREGORY THE MOST DEFINING MOMENTS IN BLACK HISTORY Hosted by Kevin Cartwright Wednesday October 11, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church of Berkeley 2345 Channing Way Berkeley tickets: $15 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or…

Kathleen Weaver in Berkeley – 11-5-2015

  Poetry Flash presents Jane Downs and Kathleen Weaver, Thursday, November 5th 7:30pm, at Moe’s Books in Berkeley Kathleen Weaver’s debut book of poems, Too Much Happens, will launch at this event. For more information please check Moe’s Books Events. The poems in this book move simultaneously toward clarity and compassion, traveling through geological time…