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Alexander Berkman Social Club Meeting: Mother Earth and The Blast

Date:
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
alec berkman
Email:
Address:
522 Valencia St., San Francisco
Location Details:
ABSC Meeting Rooms
522 Valencia St. (between 16th & 17th St.) in San Francisco.

Join us Thursday, June 25th, for a night of exploration and
appreciation of two seminal anarchist journals, Emma Goldman's Mother Earth and Alexander Berkman's The Blast.

We'll have special guest Jamie Gooey from the Mother Earth Reprint Project, readings from the papers, a brief history of Mother Earth and The Blast from the inestimable Barry Pateman, discussion of current and past reprint projects and music by the always astounding The Devin Hoff Platform!

All in all it promises to be a night not to be missed!

Thursday June 25, 2009
ABSC Meeting Rooms
522 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA
7pm
$5 (or $4 with membership)

Jamie Gooey, intrigued by anarchist histor,y has worked with other history buffs and print makers to collected a rare 22 original mothers earths and has been able to reprint 7 . With the hope of one day having all 22 copies available for all who seek to hold a facsimile of history in their hands. With the originals selling for hundreds of dollars, the spirit of the editors (Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman) is demystified with reprints available for a few dollars we can all be more linked to the past while being propelled and inspired into the future.

http://alexanderberkmansocialclub.blogspot.com/
http://devinhoffplatform.com/
Added to the calendar on Tue, Jun 16, 2009 10:15AM
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