Archives for October 2012

House of the Unexpected — poet Julie Rogers, together with David Meltzer

Sunday, October 14 - 2 p.m. A dual reading to celebrate the release of Rogers' book, House of the Unexpected: Selected Poems, 1981-2012, from Wild Ocean Press. Julie Rogers began writing at age 12 and began reading her poetry in San Francisco … [Read more...]

Messin’ with Mezz

Sunday, October 14 - 4:30 p.m. which way west? Sunday concert series Gerry Fialka & jazzbos reinvent the seminal music book Really The Blues by Mezz Mezzrow (Louis Armstrong's herbalist) and Bernard Wolfe (cybernetics pioneer) with LIVE … [Read more...]

Christopher Bernard & Philip Fried
open mic follows

Monday, October 15th at 7 p.m. POETS!  1st & 3rd Monday of Every Month Featured poets plus an open mic hosted by B&B's resident troubadour, Jerry Ferraz. Philip Fried has published five books of poetry, the most recent being … [Read more...]

Beat icon ruth weiss
with David Brinks & Megan Burns

Tuesday, October 16th at  7 p.m. A reading by the trailblazing beat icon and a key New Orleans poet/publisher couple. ruth weiss is returning from Europe, where she participated in the prestigious Sprachsalz Festival in Innsbruck, … [Read more...]

Eight Day Forecast!
Oct. 8 to Oct. 16

Sunny with a chance of culture... Thursday, 10/11 - 7 pm: The Bird & Beckett Political Book Discussion Group meets to consider George Lakoff's handbook for progressives:  The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking … [Read more...]