When: Fri., Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m. 2018
"The state that you hate is the state in our minds," says Eleanor Goldfield. "It's easy to yell at screens, to scream at the actors, but who set the stage?" The Washington, D.C.-based performance poet, singer and political activist hosts the Free Speech TV news show Act Out! Her 2017 book Paradigm Lost combines radical verse with visuals from 15 contributing artists, all intended to “manufacture dissent rather than consent.” Lately she’s been hitting venues nationally with a show that combines spoken word with projected visuals. Tonight she’s fighting political apathy at The Big Idea Bookstore.