Happening Sunday: Baltimore Book Festival, September Swap Meet

-September Swap Meet: Rarely can you unload your junk and shop for food, clothes, ceramics, jewelry, books, furniture, toys, and all kinds of other shit and get your hair cut, your nails painted, and your tarot cards read all in the same day and under the same roof, all while being energized by live DJ sets. This Swap Meet is kind of like a mega mall, but more compact and economical and not depressing and terrible. Noon-6 p.m., Current Space, 421 N. Howard St., currentspace.com, free. (Maura Callahan)

-Cherríe Moraga Presents "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color": Recently, at the Decatur Book Festival in Georgia, this awkward thing happened where, in the keynote address, writer Roxane Gay started to talk about the importance of intersectional feminism, and her co-panelist Erica Jong, who's known for her activist work in second-wave feminism, contributed by showing that she didn't quite understand what intersectionality is. It was so illustrative of problems that women of color have dealt with for generations, and the ways that white feminism has flat-out ignored women of color and failed to properly address racism as an oppressive force. Oppressive systems are linked, but they affect women differently based on factors such as race and class, and white feminists, no matter their age, still have a lot of work to do to understand these systems and work toward dismantling them. One way to begin is by studying the stories told by women of color, such as those compiled in the 1981 collection "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color," edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa, featuring essays by black, Latina, Native American, and Asian-American women. This afternoon, Moraga presents the newest edition of the collection, which includes art by women from this time and a previously unpublished statement by Anzaldúa, who passed away in 2004. 2 p.m., Radical Bookfair Pavilion at the Baltimore Book Festival, Inner Harbor, Light and Pratt streets, (410) 752-8632, baltimorebookfestival.com, free. (Rebekah Kirkman)

-Celebrating Baltimore Zinesters: Before there were Pitchfork or blogs, there were zines, small booklets containing thought-provoking journalism and critical essays, put together by people dedicated enough to curate such an enterprise and spend hours with a copying machine and a stapler. Zines were crucial publications documenting the early days of punk music and DIY art. The rise of the internet would have seemingly put an end to the zine, but many are still coming out, and their publishers are using design software to make them as sleek as ever. As part of the Baltimore Book Festival, Red Emma's is presenting this panel celebrating three local zinesters: Lawrence Burney, a City Paper contributor who puts together True Laurels, a critical document on underground art and culture in Baltimore; China Martens, who has collaborated on various zines and released such titles as BWI Spy, Supermarket Supermodel, and Catbird; and the three high school juniors behind "Beast Grrl." 1 p.m., Radical Bookfair Pavilion at the Baltimore Book Festival, Inner Harbor, Light and Pratt streets, baltimorebookfestival.com, free. (Brandon Weigel)

-Dave Zirin & Adam Mansbach in Dialogue: We here at City Paper really love Dave Zirin. He's our kind of sports writer: tough-minded, enthusiastic, no bullshit, and an unabashed leftist who sees the way that sports intersects with politics, gender, sexuality, and capitalism. In his book "Brazil's Dance with the Devil," he referred to the Brazilian government's argument that, by ignoring its poor (and even pushing some out of their homes) and building Olympic stadiums, it would create jobs that would serve everybody as a "neoliberal Trojan horse." And that got us thinking about the bonkers tax breaks we give to TV shows that shoot here in Maryland and hell, it pretty much applies to Oriole Park, too, which does create jobs and stimulates the economy when there are games being played, but otherwise the area around the park is pretty much dead. Zirin was also one of the few writers out there who talked about the April 25 violence at Camden Yards honestly—because he was there—which is to say, he acknowledged that it was the fault of a bunch of rowdy, drunk sports fans at least as much as it was a bunch of protesters juiced up on Malik Zulu Shabazz's loaded rhetoric. Zirin is joined by Adam Mansbach, author of  the novels "Angry White Black Boy" and "The End of the Jews" and probably best known for the infamous "Go the Fuck to Sleep," a hilarious "children's book for adults." 5 p.m., Radical Bookfair Pavillion at the Baltimore Book Festival, Inner Harbor, Light and Pratt streets, (410) 752-8632, baltimorebookfestival.com, free. (Brandon Soderberg)

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