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One slip makes you a mother…
The Bad Mommies: Live!!!
…and so much larger than life!

Tuesday, August 30th – 7:30-10 pm

Desperate and dazed by the agony of sleepless nights and endless days of ill-conceived parenthood,           caught in a trap, I can't walk out, because I've got two children, baby... three gorgeous women with sparkling shades hiding tired eyes   … [Read more...]

Thursday, September 1st – 8-10 pm
Beat Clown Poetry Happening

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Friday, September 2nd – 5:30-8:00 pm
West Coast Cool & Bebop!
Don Prell’s Seabop Ensemble
featuring trumpeter Al Molina

In the early 1950s, Don Prell was deep in the scene where a whole school & industry of "west coast jazz" was being created. He spent copious amounts of time playing and hanging at venues like Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach and the … [Read more...]

Saturday, September 3rd – 7:30-10 pm
The Al Molina Sextet
jazz club! when lights are low…

Al Molina, trumpet and flugelhorn; Al Bent, trombone; Tod Dickow, sax; Larry Chinn, piano; Fred Randolph, bass; Vince Lateano, drums. Al Molina is a San Francisco native, born in 1935 to a musical family, who first made his mark on the local … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 4th – 4:30-6:30 pm
This Side Up

Soul September! Vocalist Derek Evans is featured with Todd Swenson's "This Side Up." Willie Riser, bass; Jon Otis, drums. … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 4th – 7:30-10 pm
Grant Levin Trio

The art of the trio... Grant Levin, piano Joe McKinley, bass Rick Rivera, drums … [Read more...]

Monday, September 5th – 7-9 pm
A Labor Day poetry reading
Featured poets Alice Rogoff and Phyllis Holiday
an open mic follows

Alice Rogoff is from New Rochelle, New York and went to a large diverse high school, then a small college with lots of political activism in the 1960s, arrived in San Francisco in North Beach, was published in Amphora, Gypsy Table and the San … [Read more...]

now through September 6th
Ava Koohbor: “Chromatic Sediments: Sculptural Installation”
at Gallery Ex Libris

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6 days: September 7 to 12
Treasures Untold!
A bird’s eye view of a vast ocean of fresh fish!

Huh? Well anyway, here's what's coming up on the heels of Ava Koohber's September 6th Gallery Ex Libris show-closing party... Wednesday, September 7th, the Bird & Beckett Book Club convenes to yak it up about Paula Hawkins' thriller The Girl … [Read more...]

Saturday, September 17 – 7:30-10 pm
Michael Parsons Quintet
jazz club! when lights are low…

Michael Parsons is back! For a minute at least. And Bird & Beckett's got him! Pianist Michael Parsons got our "jazz club" series rolling back in July 2014, then went and fell in love, moved to Paris, and married the lovely Siham! A French work … [Read more...]

Happy at home in Glen Park… thanks for noticing, Hoodline!

 Inside Bird And Beckett Story by Stephen Jackson, Hoodline, July 30, 2016 If you're in Glen Park and looking to expand your cultural horizons, your safest bet is to head over to Bird and Beckett Books and Records. The name, derived … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett in full jazz flight

Check out the article in current issue of Wingspan magazine-- the inflight magazine of All Nippon Airlines.   Book your ticket and you'll find it in the pocket of the seat back in front of you. Or click here! Bird & Beckett leads off the … [Read more...]