Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

An Evening of Dialogue and Discussion

 

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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:00pm

Last Friday of each month

In honor of Valentine’s Day and twisted love, we will read two novels by men about femme fatales for Feb 23.

Drawing upon the potentials of film noir’s formula of restlessness, dread, and discontent within social corruption, women novelists wrote of threats to the domestic sphere and American society emerging as the global hegemon. Women writers explored crime and violence resulting from the racism and class exploitation while some male authors began writing of more complicated women.

Black Wings Has My Angel by Elliott Chaze has been re-issued by the New York Review of Books Classics...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:30pm

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The Brooklyn-based ensemble of accomplished Arab, Turkish, Iranian, classical, bluegrass, and jazz musicians announce their nomadic journey in the heart of the borough. Interpreting Middle Eastern folk music through cultural and musical backgrounds as diverse as Brooklyn itself, the Nomads put a contemporary spin on a traditional Arabic repertoire from Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, as well music from Iran, Turkey, Uzbekistan and beyond. Brass and wind, string and vocals, tap and percussion– Brooklyn Nomads create a transcendent mix of voices, rich instrumentation and innovative composition.

The rich ecosystem...

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Stay tuned. Performers to be announced.

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 11:00am

12 sessions

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe. In this way, Capital offers the reader a methodology for doing our own analysis of current developments. This is the first of however many terms will be required for The Capital Studies Group to read in...