Ibram Kendi in Oakland | 5-4-2017

  IBRAM KENDI STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING: THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF RACIST IDEAS IN AMERICA Hosted by Kevin Cartwright Thursday, May 4, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church 2501 Harrison Oakland 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. Dalloway’s, or Walden…

Susan Faludi in Berkeley | 5-2-2017

  SUSAN FALUDI “IN THE DARKROOM” IN PERSON HOSTED BY KRIS WELCH Tuesday May 2, 7:30 PM Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street 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. Dalloway’s, or Walden Pond Bookstore, or Diesel a Bookshop $15…

Vijay Prashad in Berkeley | 4-30-2017

  A Gloriously Outspoken Evening With VIJAY PRASHAD Hosted by Dennis Bernstein of Flashpoints Sunday, April 30, 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church 2407 Dana Berkeley Sponsored by KPFA Radio and MECA (Middle East Children’s Alliance) 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,…

Chinaka Hodge in Oakland | 4-5-2017

  CHINAKA HODGE accompanied by Chukwudi Hodge hosted by Jeannine Etter “Dated Emcees” Wednesday April 5, 7:30 PM Impact Hub 2323 Broadway Oakland She writes with the grace of a dancer, the bars of a rapper, the heart of your best friend, and all of the swag and soul of Oakland. ~ Daveed Diggs, star…

Gary Taubes in Berkeley | 3-7-2017

  GARY TAUBES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF“WHY WE GET FAT”with his N.Y. Times bestsellerTHE CASE AGAINST SUGAR Hosted by Joanna Manqueros Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 PM Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street 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. Dalloway’s, or…

Richard Wolff In Berkeley | 2-22-2017

  RICHARD WOLFF An Evening of Lucid Economics and Caustic Wit Hosted by Anita Johnson of Hard Knock Radio Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:30pm First Presbyterian Church 2407 Dana Berkeley tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, Books Inc (Berkeley), Pegasus Books (3 shops), Moe’s, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, Diesel a Bookstore $15 door, KPFA…

Michael Eric Dyson in Oakland | 2-7-2017

  KPFA Radio & Marcus Books Presents MICHAEL ERIC DYSON TEARS WE CANNOT STOPA SERMON TO WHITE AMERICA Hosted by Quincy McCoy Tuesday Feb 7, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church 2501 Harrison Oakland 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….

Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money and the Remaking of an American City | 2-2-2017

  REFINERY TOWN Big Oil, Big Money and the Remaking of an American City STEVE EARLYGAYLE MCLAUGHLINANDRES SOTO Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 7:30pm First Congregational Church of Oakland 2501 Harrison Oakland Co-sponsored by: California Nurses Association National Union of Healthcare Workers SEIU Local 1021 University Professional and technical Employees / CWA Local 9119 Richmond Progressive…

Cleve Jones in Berkeley | 1-25-2017

  CLEVE JONES WHEN WE RISE COMING OF AGE IN SAN FRANCISCO, AIDS, AND MY LIFE IN THE MOVEMENT Hosted by Richard Wolinsky Wednesday, January 25, 2017 7:30pm St. John’s Presbyterian Church 2727 College Ave Berkeley …an incredibly vivd evocation of a bygone era and a poignant story of someone who started out feeling like…

Bill Ayers & Bernadine Dohrn in Berkeley | 12-1-2016

  KPFA Radio & St. John’s Presbyterian Church Present DEMAND THE IMPOSSIBLE A RADICAL MANIFESTO BILL AYERS & BERNADINE DOHRN Thursday Dec. 1 7:30 PM St. John’s Presbyterian Church 2727 College Ave Berkeley tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or Moe’s, or Mrs. Dalloway’s, or Walden…

Medea Benjamin in Berkeley | 11-15-2016

  MEDEA BENJAMIN Kingdom of the Unjust Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection Hosted by Kevin Pina Tuesday November 15 7:30 PM Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street Berkeley tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, Books Inc., Pegasus Books (3 shops), Moe’s, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, Diesel a Bookstore S.F. – Modern Times Books $15 door, KPFA…

Chris Hedges in Berkeley | 10-19-2016

  KPFA Radio Presents CHRIS HEDGES UNSPEAKABLE: ON THE MOST FORBIDDEN TOPICS IN AMERICA Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs Wednesday October 19 7:30 PM King Middle School 1781 Rose 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 Walden…

Ralph Nader in Berkeley | 10-17-2016

  KPFA Radio & City Lights Books & Project Censored Present RALPH NADER BREAKING THROUGH POWER: IT’S EASIER THAN WE THINK Hosted by Mickey Huff Monday October 17 7:30 PM St. John’s Presbyterian 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…

Tracy Kidder in Berkeley | 9-30-2016

  TRACY KIDDER A Truck Full Of Money The author of “The Soul of the New Machine” & “Mountains Beyond Mountains” explores the mind of a brilliant software engineer Friday, September 30, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way Berkeley tickets: Admission: $20 | Admission + Book: $40 | 2 Admissions + Book: $50…

Ayesha Curry in Oakland | 9-27-2016

  KPFA Radio 94.1 FM Presents AYESHA CURRY "The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith and the Joy of Eating Well" A conversation with celebrity chef & cookbook author Michael Mina Hosted by Linda Khoury Tuesday Sept 27 7:30 PM First Congregational Church 2501 Harrison St. Oakland tickets: Admit 1: $15 | 1 Admission + Book:…