Archives for June 2011

Neeli Cherkovski

Thursday, June 30th, 7:00 pm The Songs of Order / Lie In Disorder Poet Neeli Cherkovski: a reading and a conversation with Gary Gach Poet Neeli Cherkovski’s new book, From the Middle Woods, branches out from The Confucian Odes to espouse a renewed … [Read more...]

Ten Years that Shook San Francisco

Sunday, July 10th, 2:00 pm TEN YEARS THAT SHOOK THE CITY: SAN FRANCISCO, 1968-1978 A reading by editor Chris Carlsson and contributors Pam Peirce, Andrew Lam and Mary Jean Robertson Appropriate that ten days following our reading with poet Neeli … [Read more...]

Sunday Double-Header

Sunday, June 26 - events at 2:00 and 4:30/5:30 Sunday Double Header 2:00 pm - The Poems of Richard Hugo A Staged Reading by PUS Theatre Company Richard Hugo was the poet of the barroom, the open road, and the river, his work laced through with … [Read more...]

Chuck Peterson Quintet

Friday, June 24, 5:30 to 8:00 pm The Chuck Peterson Quintet with vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits jazz in the bookshop every Friday When Chuck carried his tenor saxophone down to the Bay Area from Portland's Reed College in about 1950, he fell in with … [Read more...]

Eminent Authors

Thursday, June 23, 7:00 pm Eminent Authors' Birthdays Open Reading A monthly conclave of literature devotees Each month, we gather to read aloud from the works of authors we admire-- or suspect we might admire.  The organizing conceit is that the … [Read more...]