Tuesday, Feb 27th, 2018
Brick & Mortar
San Francisco, CA
$8 ADV / $10 DOS / Age All Ages
LOAN (aka Tongo Eisen-Martin & Chris Peck the Town Crier):
Born in San Francisco, Tongo Eisen-Martin is a movement worker, educator, and poet who has organized against mass incarceration and extrajudicial killing of black people throughout the United States. His curriculum on extrajudicial killing of black people, We Charge Genocide Again, has been used as an educational and organizing tool throughout the country. His book of poems Someone’s Dead Already was nominated for a California Book Award. His latest book, Heaven Is All Goodbyes, is the 61st City Lights Pocket Poets book.
Peck The Town Crier has been recording and performing since 1994. His music has been featured on MTV UK, Current TV, and the Wall Street Journal online. Peck teaches guitar in San Rafael and will be releasing Ancient Baby, an album of earthy rock and roll in the Spring of 2018.
Contraband (Bonnie Kwong and Oliver Mok)
Josiah Luis Alderete is a full blooded POCHO Indio who currently resides somewhere in Oakland where he’s waiting for Quetzalquatl to arrive…
He will be reading his Spanglish poetry accompanied by Miles Wick on bass as well as performing “PINCHE PINATA”-a brujerx performance ritual done in collaboration with La Suzy and Princess VuVu