Past Events

Harrisonburg, VA

Monday, March 26, 2012

James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Several events over two days: Mar. 26-27. Time and venues TBA.

Austin, TX

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
7:00 pm

603 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703

Co-sponsored by the Texas AFL-CIO and appearing with the Atomic Duo!

Claremont, CA

Sunday, November 06, 2011
7:00 pm

Folk Music Center
220 Yale Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711

(Appearing with folksinger Ross Altman!)

Venice, CA

Sunday, November 06, 2011
2:00 pm

Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

(Appearing with folksinger Ross Altman!)

La Jolla, CA

Saturday, November 05, 2011
7:00 pm

D.G. Wills Books
7461 Girard Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

With musical guests Matt on banjo and Phil on guitar — The Proles!

San Pedro, CA

Saturday, November 05, 2011
1:00 pm

Los Angeles Maritime Museum
Berth 84 Foot of 6th St
San Pedro, CA 90731

(Appearing with folksinger Ross Altman!)

Corte Madera, CA

Saturday, October 29, 2011
1:00 pm

Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925

(Appearing with the musical legend Jon Fromer. Jon’s been at this awhile: he first performed Hill’s song “The Rebel Girl” on the same Labor Day bill as Elizabeth Gurley Flynn — Hill’s dear friend and the inspiration for the song. This was in 1954 in San Francisco; John was eight years old.)

San Francisco, CA

Thursday, October 27, 2011
6:30 pm

City College of San Francisco, Ocean Campus
Multi-Use Building (MUB) Room 140
50 Phelan Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112

Co-sponsors are the Labor & Community Studies program at City College of San Francisco, the San Francisco Labor Council, and Modern Times Bookstore.

Berkeley, CA

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
5:30 pm

UC Berkeley Labor Center
2521 Channing Way (IRLE Building)
Berkeley, CA 94720

(Appearing with singer-songwriter Hali Hammer!)

Co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Labor Center, the California Labor Federation and Modern Times Bookstore.

Salt Lake City, UT

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The City Library
210 East 400 South, SLC 84111
Salt Lake City, UT

Panel discussion “History of Utah Radicalism and Joe Hill” with co-authors John S. McCormick and John R. Sillito who will discuss their book A History of Utah Radicalism along with William M. Adler (The Man Who Never Died:  The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon).  Q&A, book sale and signing to follow.

Join the Utah Humanities Council and KCPW for the 14th Annual Book Festival right from the comfort of your own home. Connect with KCPW and listen to the reading and discussion on Joe Hill and the History of Utah Radicalism on the day and time of the event.


Sponsored by Utah Humanities Book Festival