Thursday, February 21 – 7:00-9:00 pm
On Their Shoulders We Stand:
Artists Pay Homage to Their Mentors
A Benefit for the
Native American Health Center SF Youth Services Program

On Their Shoulders We StandSan Francisco poets & musicians pay homage to those who laid the groundwork for their art On this evening, we pay homage to the artistic brilliance of our Ancestors. Tonight's benefit, organized frequently by the … [Read more...]

Friday, February 22nd – 5:30-8:00 pm
The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

This is a Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund date. Many thanks are due to Jazz in the Neighborhood, and to you for your support of JitN and the Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project. On the fourth Friday of the month, we feature the 230 Jones Street, … [Read more...]

Saturday, February 23rd – 7:30-10:00 pm
Jinx Jones Trio
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

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Sunday, February 24th – 2:30-4:00 pm
Walker Talks! on Rilke at Muzot

Escaping the chaos and emotional stagnation of the aftermath of the first world war, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke at last found the hermitage he sought in a small village in Switzerland. There, in February of 1922, he endured a visitation of such … [Read more...]

Sunday, February 24th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Larry Dunlap Quartetfeaturing saxophonist Charlie McCarthy
which way west? series

Charlie McCarthy, saxLarry Dunlap, pianoRuth Davies, bassJim Zimmerman, drums … [Read more...]

Tuesday, February 26th – 7-9pm
CCSF Forum Literary Magazine
a reading & party

Celebrate City College of San Francisco's Forum Literary Magazine at a reading/party with the editor, staff and contributors! Thinking of submitting a piece of writing or art? Now's the time! Come hang with those that make it happen & enjoy … [Read more...]

Friday, March 1st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Oop Bop Sh’Bam!
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002

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Saturday, March 2nd – 7:30-10:00 pm
Rob Barics Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…

A stellar band considers the classic music of New Orleans Rob Barics, clarinet and tenor saxophone Keith Saunders, piano Marcus Shelby, bass Howard Wiley, drums   … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 3rd – 4:30-6:30 pm
CMC Concert to Celebrate the Year of the Pig!
which way west? Sunday concert series

Faculty, students and friends of the Community Music Center gather to play music from many traditions - classical Chinese to American jazz... and to celebrate the Year of the Pig! … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 3rd – 7:30-9:00 pm
A Reading for Al-Mutanabbi Street

A Reading for Al-Mutanabbi StreetThe Revolutionary Poets Brigade:Jack Hirschman Sarah Menefee Agneta Falk Karen Melander Magoon Rosemary Manno Barbara Paschke … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, March 4th – 7-9 pm
Richard Sanderell & Bill Mercer
followed by an open mic

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Friday, March 8th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Barnhill Quartet plays John Coltrane
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002

Scott Barnhill, tenor saxophone Keith Saunders, piano Eric Markowitz, bass Smith Dobson, drums with guest vocalist Louise DeLucchi … [Read more...]

Saturday, March 9th – 7:30-10:00 pm
Duo Violão + 1
A History of Brazilian Choro Music
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

On their new recording, "A History of Choro," Duo Violão + 1 survey the history and evolution of choro music, revealing its rhythmic and harmonic permutations. In the process, they have created an album "coherent in timbre and vision while … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 10th – 11:00 am -1:00 pm
Blanche Bebb Memorial Party

Born September 27, 1934, Blanche Bebb passed away on March 10, 2018 at the age of 83. She lived for years on Chenery Street, near the corner of Diamond Street, with her daughter Karen and granddaughter Jenna, and was a constant presence at the … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 10th – 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west?
Sunday concert series
$10-20 suggested donation

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