Howard Zinn's 'Marx in Soho' -- 1 night only

Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 23:00 to Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 02:00

People's Co-op Bookstore is proud to present...

Howard Zinn's 'Marx in Soho', performed by Brian Jones

1 night only!

Saturday, Nov. 20
7p.m. at The Cultch (1895 Venables St.)

Part of an evening in celebration of the life and work of Howard Zinn

with remarks by special guest David Barsamian

Tickets: $20 (available soon)

All proceeds to benefit People's Co-op Bookstore, B.C.'s oldest independent bookstore, at 1391 Commercial Drive, celebrating its 65th anniversary this year!

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Brian Jones, an African American actor and activist, has been performing this engaging one-man show since 1999. Marx in Soho is a brilliant introduction to Marx's life, his analysis of society, and his passion for radical change.

David Barsamian is a radio broadcaster, writer and the founder and director of Alternative Radio, a syndicated weekly talk program heard on some 125 radio stations in various countries. He also lectures widely on U.S. foreign policy, corporate control, the media and propaganda. His many published books include collections of interviews with Noam Chomsky, Edward Said and Howard Zinn.

The Cultch
1895 Venables
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 35.958" N, 123° 3' 56.4804" W
British Columbia CA

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