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September 2018

TELEGRAPH OPEN MIC (FEATURES: TBD AND TBD)

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$10

Join us at 23rd and Telegraph in Oakland for a six-slot open mic alongside two amazing features. This month's show features TBD and TBD! Music by TBD! Telegraph Open Mic takes place every fourth Friday from 7-9:00 PM at our Uptown location. It will have six open-mic slots open to the public. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis and the list opens at 7:00 PM sharp. As is the case with our musicians and features at all events,…

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October 2018

Hot New Books

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Featured readers: Kathleen McClung, Casandra Dallett, Mary Mackay, Ingrid Keir. Open Mic Night follows the featured readers. Sign-up now for Ist Annual Open Mic Award's Contest. Book & Broadside Giveaway. Free, 7-9 pm. The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St., Oakland

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P. W. SINGER presents LIKEWAR: The Weaponization of Social Media

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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$12 - $38

​Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense experts P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking. LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media is an ambitious and thoroughly researched book by in-demand defense strategist P.W. Singer (Ghost Fleet; Wired for War) and Emerson Brooking that answers big questions like, why do things go viral online? What really happened in Russian…

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John Carreyrou presents BAD BLOOD: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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$12 - $38

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing…

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November 2018

Día de los muertos / Day of the Dead

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Featured readers: Rafael Jesús Gonzáez, Jess Medina, Jan Steckel, Andrena Zawinski. Open Mic Night follows the featured readers. Sign-up now for Ist Annual Open Mic Award's Contest. Book & Broadside Giveaway. Free, 7-9 pm. The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St., Oakland.

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December 2018

Noir: Nighthawks

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Featured readers: Jon Sindell, Sara McAulay, Robert Pesich, Susan Cohen. Open Mic Night follows the featured readers. Sign-up now for Ist Annual Open Mic Award's Contest. Book & Broadside Giveaway. Free, 7-9 pm. The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St., Oakland.

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