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Thursday, May 26th – 7-9 pm
Book Release Celebration
A World Less Away, a collection of poems by José Luis Gutiérrez

Poet Tracey Knapp will join José Luis Gutiérrez in a reading to celebrate the release of Jose's new collection, A World Less Away.  Tracey's book, "Mouth," was published in 2015. Guitarist David McFarland contributes his music to the … [Read more...]

Friday, May 27th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet with vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits

Live jazz every Friday night at Bird & Beckett, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm This week:  Chuck Peterson leads his quintet through two sets of standards and bebop, with singer Dorothy Lefkovits lending her characteristic charm and grace to the … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 28th – 4-6 pm
Grant Levin / Charles Thomas Duo

Twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday afternoons, 2 pm to 4 pm, pianist Grant Levin invites another fine Bay Area jazz musician to the stage for two sets of jazz. Always a fascinating and rewarding experience for the Bird & Beckett audience. … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 28th – 7:30-10 pm
The Vinnie Rodriguez Quartet

Drummer Vinnie Rodriguez's quartet this Saturday features trumpeter Jay Sanders (aka Jay Standards, 'cause he's ready to play any tune, in any key, at any tempo, any time!), Keith Saunders on piano and Mike Bordelon on bass. Saturday nights the … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 29th – 2:30 pm
Walker Talks! on Aldous Huxley

Walker Brents III never fails to spin a fascinating account of some aspect of philosophy, history, mythology, some poet, a cultural moment... This afternoon, Walker's subject is novelist and essayist Aldous Huxley, the author of Brave New World, … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 29th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Charles Thomas Quartet

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mark your calendar! Sunday, May 29th -7:30 pm
in the canyon moonlight, live at Bird & Beckett!
The Evangenitals!

They're fierce, they're funny, and they'll make your head spin while your toe's tappin'. Plus, the Moby Dick album is deep. The rest is beyond category. Two sets, so you'll get a generous helping of both.   No cover charge per se: $10-20 … [Read more...]

Coming up in June!

A new Gallery Ex Libris show goes up in June, with an opening reception on June 2nd (Thursday) at 7 pm... then it's a weekend full of jazz -- Don Prell's band on Friday June 3rd playing bebop and standards, and a Bill Evans date Saturday night … [Read more...]