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WHAT HAS BEEN GOING ON at REVOLUTION BOOKS…

we host over 100 events annually.  here are some of them:

An Evening of Conscience for CALIFORNIA PRISON HUNGER STRIKERS and TRAYVON MARTIN featuring Arturo O’Farrill, James Vrettos, Car Dix, Noche Diaz..

Discussion of "Dread Scott: Decision" a piece created by Dread Scott and performed at BAM. Panel includes Mallory Catlett, Lawrence Graham Brown, Roc Belizaire. First of a new series hosted by Andy Zee:  "A Culture of Revolt... Revolutionary Art -- Discussions on Creating a Liberating Culture." June 4, 2013

Author reading Tom Wilber on his new book "Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale."  May 22, 2013

A Discussion between CORNEL WEST & CARL DIX: "MASS INCARCERATION + SILENCE = GENOCIDE. aCT TO STOP IT NOW"  May 20, 2013

RAYMOND LOTTA on NAT TURNER OR THOMAS JEFFERSON?
Slave rebellion or slave master?, May 7, 2013

Film Screening:  "After Innocence" with producer Marc Simon, Edwin Grimsley, Andy Zee  May 6, 2013

Author reading Pamela Olson on her new book "Fast Times in Palestine" April 28, 2013

Film Screening: "The Loving Story" with director Nancy Buirski   April 16, 2013

Film Premiere: "BA Speaks: Revolution--Nothing Less"
A Film of a talk by Bob Avakian screened at AMC Magic Johnson 9 Harlem Theater, March 16, 2013

"The Future of Women Depends On Us!"  Talk by Revolution correspondent Sunsara Taylor

 “Israel's Murderous Assault on the People in Gaza…And the Need to Oppose These Crimes NOW”
Talk by Revolution correspondent Alan Goodman

“WHY A NATURAL DISASTER BECAME A SOCIAL DISASTER” Talk on Hurricane Sandy by RAYMOND LOTTA, November 2012

Author reading “JOHN CAGE” by ROBERT HASKINS, September 2012

Performance of Mike Milligan’s “MERCY KILLERS,” Benefit for Revolution Books, August 2012

Dialogue between JAMES CONE (“The Cross and the Lynching Tree”) and ANTHONY PINN (The End of God-Talk: An African-American Humanist Theology”), moderated by SUNSARA TAYLOR

Performance of Wallace Shawn’s “THE FEVER” by actor DAVID SHAPIRO, Benefit for Revolution Books, July 2012

Political Disobedience vs. Revolution: An Exchange and Debate with Bernard Harcourt and Raymond Lotta, July 2012

Panel on “FOOD AND FADWA” with Jacob Kader, Nancy Vitale, Andromache Chalfant, and ANDY ZEE, joint project with New York Theatre Workshop at Revolution Books  June 2012

Panel on “AN ILIAD’ with DENIS O’HARE, LISA PETERSON, KATHLEEN CHALFANT, and ANDY ZEE, joint project with New York Theatre Workshop at Revolution Books, March 2012

Tour of Romare Bearden art exhibition at Nathan Cummings Foundation: DIEDRA HARRIS-KELLEY and Dr. Robert O’Meally

“On the Occasion of the Publication of BAsics: A CELEBRATION OF REVOLUTION AND THE VISION OF NEW WORLD”
  with DAVID MURRAY, MATTHEW SHIPP, WILLIAM PARKER, HERB BOYD, MAGGIE BROWN, MALUCA., 400 people at Harlem Stage, April 11, 2011

An Evening with JUNOT DIAZ - A benefit for Revolution Books at Community Church with 400 people

WIKILEAKS REVELATIONS A forum with Carl Dix, Bill Quigley (Center for Constitution Rights) and Andy Zee, December 21, 2010

JUSTIN CROCKETT ELZIE, first Marine to come out under “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”— new memoir “PLAYING BY THE RULES”    December 16, 2010

URBAN WORD POETRY TEAM – National slam champions seen on HBO’s “Brave New Voices”   December 15, 2010

GLEN E. FRIEDMAN, photographer, author “FUCK YOU HEROES” “THE IDEALIST” “RECOGNIZE”
December 14, 2010

CAROL LUI, “ARLENE ON THE SCENE”  - December 11, 2010

TED RALL,  “The Anti-American Manifesto” - November 18, 2010  

CHRIS HEDGES,  “THE DEATH OF THE LIBERAL CLASS”
November 8, 2010   Opening Book Release Party, a benefit for Revolution Books

“THE AGE OF OBAMA, PART 2: POLICE TERROR, NO JOBS, INCARCERATION, MIS-EDUCATION:  WHAT FUTURE FOR OUR YOUTH?”   A dialogue between  CORNEL WEST AND CARL DIX
October 29, 2010   Over 700 people at Harlem Stage/Aaron Davis Hall in Harlem.

DAVID HARVEY Paperback release event for“A Companion to Marx's Capital”
September 9, 2010   Over 200 people at PS 41, a benefit for Revolution Books

EMERGENCY FORUM: Gaza Freedom Flotilla Massacre with Alan Goodman, Chris Hedges, Abdeen Jabara, Joel Kovel, Adam Shapiro, Andy Zee
June 1, 2010 – Forum held 2 days after the massacre

RAYMOND LOTTA , “A CAPITALIST OIL SPILL... A SYSTEM NOT FIT TO BE THE CARETAKER OF THE PLANET”   May 4, 2010

Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Release event for “Dreams in a Time of War:  A Childhood Memoir”
April 15, 2010 – At Judson Church, over 250 people, a benefit for Revolution Books

BEVERLY NAIDUS author of “ARTS FOR CHANGE: Teaching Outside the Frame” with Greg Sholette, Emily Caigan,  Magdalena Gomez and ANDY ZEE.
March 22, 2010

A Very Merry Un-Birthday Tap Dance Party in honor of JANE GOLDBERG, featuring Lisa LaTouche, and her group L-Touch Tap Phonics:  Joseph Webb, Michela Lerman, Sean Jackson
March 18, 2010

MEMORIAL FOR HOWARD ZINN with  Andy Zee, Raymond Lotta, Danny Schechter and other friends
February 6, 2010

SUNSARA TAYLOR:  “FROM THE BURKHA TO THE THONG: EVERYTHING MUST, AND CAN, CHANGE”  February 23, 2010 – New York University  and on  April 22, 2010 – Barnard College

Raymond Lotta:   “Everything You’ve Been Told About Communism is Wrong, Capitalism is a Failure, Revolution is the Solution”    April 8, 2010 – Cantor Film Center, Columbia University  and October 26, 2009 – New York University

"THE GUANTANAMO LAWYERS" Attorneys MARK DENBEAU and Yvonne R. Bradley
January 28, 2010

“ ‘AFTER CHANGE YOU CAN BELIEVE IN,’ WALLY SHAWN READS FROM HIS ESSAYS AND DISCUSSES HUMAN NATURE WITH A COMMUNIST.” A benefit evening with Wally Shawn and Andy Zee.  Available on DVD.  January 8, 2010