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Quote” Throughout November Housmans have got a whole bunch of events coming up looking at the link between music and politics. Some of these are talks, whilst others are live performances. Something for everyone!
1. (talk)  JOHN SINCLAIR 
Rock and Revolution with the MC5 and the White Panther Party

Monday 10th November – Housmans welcomes Detroit poet, one-time manager of the band MC5, and leaderof the White Panther Party, John Sinclair who will be signing and talking about ‘It’s All Good; the John Sinclair reader’, not published until April next year, but exclusively available on the day.

2. (live music) ‘Singing the Struggle:Voices, Women, Peace’ with FRANKIE ARMSTRONG
Wednesday 12th November – 7pm
Veteran singer of the women’s movement and political folk scene, Frankie
Armstrong will be hosting an evening of song and conversation.

3. (talk)  ‘Forward Groove: the radical history of jazz’ with CHRIS SEARLE 
Saturday 22nd November – 3pm Chris Searle will be discussing how throughout its history jazz has presented a radical commentary on the social world, from the Civil Rights movement to the Apartheid struggles.

4. (live music)  No Sweat @ Housmans -Triple Bill
KING BLUES’ FRONTMAN ITCH FOX, CLAYTON BLIZZARD, PJ & GABY
Saturday 22nd November 6pm-9pm
An evening of anti-sweatshop politics and protest music from No Sweat, featuring Itch Fox, frontman of skacore heroes King Blues, the finest
political hop-hop from Clayton Blizzard, and outsopken folkpunk from PJ &
Gaby 

5. (talk)  ‘Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – burning down the Ark’ with HENK TARGOWSKI
Saturday 29th November – 5pm
Henk Targowski, impresario and owner of the reggae label Black Star Liner,
recounts his work with the legendary Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, in particular the
period leading up to the burning down Perry’s studio, the Black Ark.

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