Steven Levy in Berkeley – 3/6/2020

  facebook THE INSIDE STORY STEVEN LEVY With Brian Edwards-Tiekert Friday, March 6, 2020, 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church 2407 Dana Street Berkeley, CA tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or East Bay Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or Moe’s, or Mrs. Dalloway’s, or Walden Pond Bookstore $15 door, KPFA…

Blair Imani in Oakland – 1/15/2020

  BLAIR IMANI MAKING OUR WAY HOME: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream With Davey D Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:30 pm St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 114 Montecito Avenue Oakland, CA tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, Marcus Books, East Bay Books, Books Inc. (Berkeley), Pegasus Books (3 shops), Moe’s, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Walden…

Richard Wolff in Berkeley – 2/28/2020

  RICHARD D. WOLFF Understanding Socialism with Sabrina Jacobs Friday, February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church 2407 Dana Street 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 Pond Bookstore $15 door, KPFA benefit Information: kpfa.org/events Richard Wolff’s book…

Gretchen Sorin in Oakland – 3/11/2020

  DRIVING WHILE BLACK GRETCHEN SORIN How African American Life was Profoundly Changed by the Automobile Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 7:30 PM Kehilla Synagogue 1300 Grand Ave Oakland, CA tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, or Marcus Books, or East Bay Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or Moe’s, or Mrs….

EJ Dionne in Berkeley – 2/27/2020

  CODE RED How Progressives & Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country E J DIONNE with Kris Welch Thursday, Feb. 27, 2019, 7:30 pm Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street 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 Pond Bookstore…

Peter Jan Honisberg in Berkeley – 2/4/2020

  PETER JAN HONIGSBERG​ A PLACE OUTSIDE THE LAW: FORGOTTEN VOICES FROM GUANTANAMO With Steve Wasserman TUESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 7:30 PM Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street Berkeley CA 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 Pond Bookstore, or East Bay…

David Talbot in Berkeley – 1/27/2020

  DAVID TALBOT Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of My Stroke With Quincy McCoy Wednesday, January 27, 2020, 7:30 pm Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street Berkeley tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, East Bay Books, Books Inc. (Berkeley), Pegasus Books (3 shops), Moe’s, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Walden Pond Books $15 door, KPFA 94.1FM benefit Information:…

Ian Haney López in Oakland – 1/22/2020

  IAN HANEY LÓPEZ MERGE LEFT: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America With Davey D Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 7:30 pm Kehilla Synagogue 1300 Grand Avenue Oakand/Piedmont CA tickets: $12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com T:800.838.3006, East Bay Books, Books Inc. (Berkeley), Pegasus Books (3 shops), Moe’s, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Walden Pond Books $15 door,…

Matt Taibbi In Berkeley – 10/30/2019

  MATT TAIBBI HATE, INC: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:30 pm First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way 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 Pond Bookstore $15 door, KPFA benefit Information:…

United States of Distraction – 10/22/2019

  KPFA Radio 94.1 FM with Project Censored & City Lights presents:  “UNITED STATES OF DISTRACTION” MEDIA MANIPULATION INPOST-TRUTH AMERICA AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT NOLAN HIGDON & MICKEY HUFF Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:30 pm The Hillside Club 2286 Cedar St Berkeley co-sponsored by City Lights & Project Censored tickets: $12 advance…

Amitav Ghosh in Berkeley – 9/17/2019

  AMITAV GHOSH GUN ISLAND with VIJAYA NAGARAJAN Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:30 pm First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way 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 Pond Bookstore $15 door, KPFA benefit Information: kpfa.org/events Gun Island is a…

Randall Munroe in Berkeley – 9/10/2019

  RANDALL MUNROE HOW TO: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church of Berkeley 2345 Channing Way 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 Pond Bookstore, or…

P.E. Moskowitz in Berkeley – 8/28/2019

  P.E. MOSKOWITZ author of How to Kill a City, writer for the Guardian, Slate, New York Times, Al Jazeera America, Wired, Buzzfeed “THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH” THE FIRST AMENDMENT, FASCISM & THE FUTURE OF DISSENT Hosted by PHILIP MALDARI WEDNESDAY AUGUST 28, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church of Berkeley 2345 Channing Way Berkeley…

Dan Kovalik in Berkeley – 8/14/2019

  DAN KOVALIK THE PLOT TO OVERTHROW VENEZUELA HOW THE U.S. IS ORCHESTRATING A COUP FOR OIL Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14, 7:30 PM Hillside Club 2286 Cedar St 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 Pond…

Daniel Ellsberg and Jeffrey Sterling – 11/20/2019 – NOTE VENUE CHANGE

  DANIEL ELLSBERG+JEFFREY STERLING TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES With Norman Solomon Hosted by Kevin Cartwright WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 20, 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley (NOTE VENUE CHANGE) 2407 Dana Way 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 Pond Bookstore,…

Jonathan Safran Foer and Samin Nosrat in Berkeley – 9/24/2019

  JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER& SAMIN NOSRAT (“Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat”) “We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast” with Sherry Gendelman Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 7:30 pm First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way 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….

Richard Wolff in Berkeley – 6/26/2019

  RICHARD WOLFF “Save Capitalism? Why? We Can Do Better” Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 7:30 pm First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way 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 Pond Bookstore $15 door, KPFA benefit…

John Carlos Frey in Berkeley – 6/25/2019

  John Carlos Frey SAND and BLOOD America’s Stealth War on the Mexican Border with Miguel Guerrero Thursday, June 25, 2019, 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 Pond Bookstore…

Anne Lamott in San Francisco – 5/20/2019

  Anne Lamott Reading from her new book Almost Everything & in conversation with Reverend John Dear IN CELEBRATION OF THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF PACE E BENE NONVIOLENCE SERVICE Monday, May 20, 2019, 7:00 pm Grace Cathedral 1100 California St. San Francisco tickets: • General admission: 7:00pm-9:00pm $25. • Pre-event reception with Anne Lamott and John Dear: 5:00pm-6:30pm:…