Quarantine Book Club!

I'll be on Quarantine Book Club, a great regular "chat" started by Mule Design after COVID hit that features a wide range of some very creative and quirky authors. For info and to purchase a ticket, click on the link below. The great thing about Quarantine Book Club is that it's a conversation between the…

Music, Talks, and Tea at Hunter College Music Department

Just announced: I'll be be doing a virtual event on my book as part of Hunter College Music Department's Music, Talks, and Tea series on Dec. 10th at 2pm. You can watch live: https://youtu.be/O1Hlpp4W8V8 I'll be analyzing a punk song or two, taking questions, and hearing what you all have to say about punk music.…

Punk and Anti-Imperialism: A Panel Discussion

Sunday, February 21, 5pm PST 8pm EST In the Philippines: Monday, Feb. 22nd at 9am Held via zoom, registration required: https://bit.ly/3q4Q60N Featuring: Material Support, a¬†Filipina-fronted agit punk band from NYC, agitated by state repression, government corruption, and patriarchy (https://materialsupport.bandcamp.com/) Kirsten Patches, vocalist of 1990s punk band Naked Aggression (http://www.nakedaggression.com/) David Pearson, music historian and author…

Reading at Lehman College Library

On Monday, November 15 at 1pm I will be speaking about my book as part of the Lehman College Library's readings series, which features Lehman professors discussing their books. Register for this free online event here: https://libcal.lehman.edu/event/8292766?hs=a For this event, I plan on focusing on how the 1990s underground punk renaissance kicked Nazi skinheads out…

Concert: Premiere of the Anti-Imperialist Song Cycle

Soapbox Gallery 636 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Sunday, April 10 at 4pm, soprano Amanda Zory and pianist Walter Aparicio will giving the premiere performance of my Anti-Imperialist Song Cycle, which fuses modern classical, hardcore punk, modal jazz, and operatic singing in a scathing critique of the crimes and culture of American empire. Zory and Aparicio will also be previewing songs from my…