Archives for January 2013

8 Day Forecast:
Friday, Jan 25th to Friday, Feb 1st

Seven events over eight days... and one more on Super Bowl Sunday (before the game!) Friday, the 25th, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.: Come down to the shop after work for The Chuck Peterson Quintet, summoning up the golden days when West Coast jazz hipped … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 27th:
Walker Talks!
Walt Whitman & the Civil War

Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m. A talk on the poet in the time of America's greatest trial, his work amidst the intense misery of the hospital wards bringing him face to face with the suffering wrought by the national suicide then in progress. The … [Read more...]

Monday, January 28:
Poets Lee Slonimsky
& Katherine Hastings

Monday, Jan. 28th at 7:00 p.m. Poets from the West Coast and the East Coast converge in Glen Park. Lee Slonimsky has published one book of poems in free verse, Talk Between Leaf and Skin (SRLR Press, Austin TX, 2002), but has been working … [Read more...]

Thursday, January 17th:
POETS! All open mic
in the memory of Dan Harrington
7:00 p.m.

Poets! is an ongoing Bird & Beckett poetry series, hosted by Jerry Ferraz, which presents featured poets followed by an open mic.  We're moving this series from its twice-a-month Monday schedule to a once-a-month "Third Thursdays" schedule.  So … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 20th:
Mike Lipskin & Dinah Lee
stride piano and jazz vocals

which way west? Sunday concert series. All ages welcome! No cover charge, but your generous donations make it possible for us to pay the musicians. Sunday, Jan. 20 - 4:30-6:30 pm: Mike Lipskin & Dinah Lee with Paul Mehling & Jerry … [Read more...]