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Northeast Tour 2015 – Jake and the Infernal Machine

13 Apr

Hey all,

We’re only missing one venue now for tour for the band i play in, Jake and the Infernal Machine, here’s the dates and locations. Hope you can come out and see us!

 

Jake and the Infernal Machine Northeast Tour 2015:

-Wednesday April 22- Worcester MA
8pm at the Firehouse with Evan Greer, Greg McKillop, and Ghost Guest
https://www.facebook.com/JakeandtheInfernalMachine/posts/10100324713393759?ref=notif&notif_t=like

-Thursday April 23 – Boston
with Evan Greer & Friends, Absinthe Rose, Kelly Dogtooth
https://www.facebook.com/events/883779594998435/

-Friday April 24 – Brooklyn, NY
10pm at Pete’s Candy Store – 709 Lorimer St- with Yoni Gordon
https://www.facebook.com/events/424563937715906/

-Saturday April 25 – Philadelphia PA
7pm at Eris Temple Arts – 602 S 52 St – with On the Water and CityScapes
https://www.facebook.com/events/351134291759457/

-Sunday April 26 – Baltimore MD
2640 Space – 2640 St. Paul Street – with Ryan Harvey and Hyster Majesty
https://www.facebook.com/events/848875118560240/

-Monday April 27 – Pittsburgh PA, tbd

-Tuesday April 28 – Buffalo NY
8pm at Grant Street Neighborhood Center – 271 Grant St., with Ismail and Co.
https://www.facebook.com/events/529250517215243/

-Wednesday April 29 – Rochester NY
at Saxby’s Coffee – 1307 Mt. Hope Avenue – with Rattlesnake Lake & the Low Flying Vultures and Harsh Mellows

-Thursday April 30 – Turners Falls MA
at the Brick House – 24 3rd St. – with Loone, Evan Greer, and Matt Feinstein
https://www.facebook.com/events/1594175454154853/

– Fri May 1, 6:30pm – Everett, MA, Rumors Bar and Grill
56 Ferry St, Everett, MA 02149  Food, music, DJs TBA,

 

 

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Thank you Pittsburgh

25 Mar

This weekend my family and I were back in Pittsburgh, where we had spent almost a year back in 2011 while my partner went to grad school. I got a chance to speak about my book Nine Years of Anarchist Agitation: The History of the Boston Anti Authoritarian Movement and Other Essays at the Big Idea bookstore. It was wonderful to see so many of my comrades and friends from our time in that city. Folks filled the basement of the bookstore and after I told my story we discussed anarchist organization and participation in social struggles. It was very interesting hearing about locals’ experiences with Occupy Pittsburgh, updates on Pittsburghers for Public Transit, the Shadbush Collective and other anti-fracking struggles, and I got to share news from the Insomnia Cookies campaign waged by our local Boston Industrial Workers of the World, and the formation of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation.

 

We sold out of all of the copies of the book that I’d brought, but I just ordered some more to be sent to the Big Idea. So for the handful of friends who couldn’t make it (or forgot which day it was!) 3 copies of my book will be arriving at the Big Idea around April 7th. You can also order copies online here: https://www.createspace.com/4055947

 

Thanks again to all our Pittsburgh friends and comrades, hope our paths cross again soon

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Coming to Pittsburgh!

25 Feb

Coming to Pittsburgh!

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 3pm
Reflecting on the last decade and The History of BAAM for anarchist activists today
https://www.facebook.com/events/593646230724277/

At: The Big Idea Bookstore
4812 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-687-4323 (412-OUR-HEAD)

Jake Carman presents his book, “Nine Years of Anarchist Agitation – The History of the Boston Anti-Authoritarian Movement (2001-2010) and Other Essays.” A discussion on anarchist organization and practice, with author and organizer, Jake Carman.

About the Book: In the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, and in the midst of the subsequent nationalist fervor, Boston radicals came together to form the Boston Anarchists Against Militarism (BAAM) Coalition. Through interviews and an extensive study of BAAM’s public statements, activities, and publications, this history explores the evolution of BAAM from an anti-war coalition into a general union of Boston anarchists. The lessons of the past decade are useful to today’s generation of activists as they grapple with the questions of political organization and activity in the struggle against global capitalism.
http://www.JakeCarman.com Facebook.com/baamhistory