Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

Contributions:

"The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South" By: Vijay Prashad

On August 1st, Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse welcomed reknowned historian and theorist Vijay Prashad to MICA's Graduate Studio Center. In this talk, Prashad presented his latest book, The Poorer Nations, which picks up where his incredible history of the Bandung/Non-Aligned Movement effort to forge a third world political project, 2007's The Darker Nations, left off.

Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots by Sue Spaid, Marianne Amoss, Kristian Bjørnard and Jenny Kaminsky

It seems that the biggest thing holding back eco-art these days is the lack of information about their practices. People always seem receptive to artists’ innovative ideas. On January 18th, 2013, at Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse, a release event was held for the book Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots. Here, we bring you a panel discussion about issues raised by the book.

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On December 19th, 2012, Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse showed that poetry is one of the most tried and true forms of social justice making and sharing. It was described thus:

Jennifer Wallace "It Can Be Solved By Walking"

On June 6th, 2012, Red Emma's  welcomed MICA professor Jennifer Wallace for a night of poetry and photography.What is it to see Baltimore through poetry and movement? Wallace’s new book “It Can Be Solved By Walking” shows the ambling rhythms of Baltimore, a language of heartbeats.

"Anarchism Today" By: Randall Amster

From our audio archives: This past summer, on July 12th, 2012, Randall Amster, author of a new volume on anarchism, spoke at Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse. This volume is entitled Anarchism Today. It explores the movement's vivid history and resurgent relevance for addressing today’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

Local queer activist,and Baltimore Indypendent Reader correspondent, Dulcey Rene, presented her lecture: The Lesbian Avengers w/ Dulcey Rene - to a packed house, at Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse, on Friday, September 9th, 2011.

We've got some great news to share!  Legendary Neutral Milk Hotel frontman Jeff Mangum is returning to the stage after a number of years away, and 2640 is honored to host his two Baltimore shows, on September 26 & 27! Tickets go on sale Wednesday, and will disappear fast.  Read on below for details. 

Wave the magic wand of technology and all of societies' ills will be cured. Well, not so fast – you might just turn someone into a pumpkin.

As many declare that the internet will bring about democracy – that social networking sites started the revolutions in the Middle East – and that the Information Age will save us all – Virginia Eubanks, author of Digital Dead End, pulls us back into reality.

Will Technology Save Us All? : Virginia Eubanks on "Digital Dead End"
Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) is Coming to 2640!
Audio: The Lesbian Avengers w/ Dulcey Rene
Randall Amster on "Anarchism Today"
Poetry Reading with Jennifer Wallace- Local Author of the New Book “It Can Be Solved By Walking”
Mother Earth Poetry Vibe!
Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots
Vijay Prashad presents "The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South"