David Barsamian visits Houston to talk about the recent publication Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire, which features interviews with Noam Chomsky. The evening includes a book signing and a question-and-answer session with the audience. Don Sanders will perform at 7 p.m. followed by David Barsamian at 7:30 p.m. Beer courtesy of Saint Arnold Brewing Co. will be served.
One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging journalists, Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio program and his books with Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Edward Said, Eqbal Ahmad and Arundhati Roy. His articles and interviews appear in The Progressive, The Sun and other magazines and journals. Barsamian also serves on Voices Breaking Boundaries' advisory board and is director of Alternative Radio. He's author of many books of interviews, including Targeting Iran.
Don Sanders has performed in and around Houston since the 1960s. A central figure in the Texas singer-songwriter milieu, Sanders is best known for his story and song performances in schools, festivals and theaters throughout the Southwest. Over the years he has shared the stage with Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, Pete Seeger, Arlo Gutherie, Lightin' Hopkins, Guy Clark, Eric Taylor, Vince Bell, Townes Van Zandt and Janis Joplin.