Thursday, June 29, 2006

Mid-Atlantic Anarchist Bookfair This Weekend in Baltimore!

Events around the 2006 Mid-Atlantic Anarchist Bookfair in Baltimore have already kicked off, and tonight is a night of music and spoken word before the actual bookfairing will begin tomorrow. It’ll be an event not to be missed!

Tonight,Thursday June 29th, in cooperation with Sonar (407 E. Saratoga St.), the Bookfair is proud to present an evening of spoken word performance with Jello Biafra(Dead Kennedys, Alternative Tentacles). Tickets are $12 in advance. Doors open at 6PM. Check the Sonar website for more information.

Right after the Jello Biafra performance, celebrate the start of the Bookfair with a night of Radical Hip-Hop, featuring Baltimore's Son of Nun, DJ Malatesta and Drowning Dog of Entartete Kunst(anarchist hip-hop from the bay area, appearing for the first time on the east coast), and DC's Head-Roc, plus DJ's in the lounge all night. Doors open at 9PM - free admission if you have a Jello Biafra ticket. Check the Sonar website for more information.

The 2006 Mid-Atlantic Radical Bookfair will take place from June 30 - July 2 in Baltimore, Mayland. The Bookfair brings together radical and independent publishers, distributors, bookstores, and authors for a weekend of workshops, panel discussions, and performances engaging with a variety of topics from radical approaches to social services, to anti-war activism, to political art and aesthetics. Co-organized by volunteers from the Red Emma's collective (B'more), Wooden Shoe Books (Philadelphia), and the Alternative Press Center (B'more), and a whole host of others, the 2006 Bookfair promises to be an engaging and exciting celebration of informed resistance in the Mid-Atlantic area!

The 2006 Mid-Atlantic Bookfair will take place at CENTERSTAGE, one of Baltimore's most beloved independent theaters, located just 3 blocks away from the center of the Mount Vernon district, and just a block away from Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse.

Center Stage: 700 North Calvert Street (in the Mount Vernon neighbourhood) – for directions click here

Red Emma’s: 800 St Paul St. (just a block away from Center Stage)

This is not just a bookfair, but also an anarchist gathering, with keynote addresses from Ward Churchill and Christian Parenti, and dozens of workshops dealing with all manner of interesting issues. For a list of workshops and conference schedule, click here.

Lest you hadn’t guessed – i’m planning on tabling at this event, so drop by and say hi if you’re there!

(For a list of everyone else tabling click here)

1 comment:

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