Archives for February 2013

Sunday, April 7th, 2 p.m.
Jeff DeMark spins a few tales, with music

Jeff DeMark drives down from Humboldt County, returning to his old neighborhood and Bird & Beckett to tell some of his stories, play a little guitar and sing a few songs, with ample support on guitar by Oakland singer-songwriter Jerry … [Read more...]

Saturday, April 6th, at 7 pm: AMERARCANA 2013 Release Reading & Celebration

The 4th annual Bird & Beckett Review, AMERARCANA 2013 is here now, so please come down to the bookshop to check it out, and join us on Saturday, April 6th to celebrate and hear from a few of the contributors, including, but not necessarily … [Read more...]

“Fifth Friday” jazz in the bookshop
The Michael Parsons Quintet
March 29th, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Our Friday evening jazz series has been going strong for more than a decade, and features four great bands in rotation each month-- but on those lucky occasions when there's a fifth Friday, we get the opportunity to bring in a different aggregation … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 31st at 2:30 p.m.
Walker Brents III on W. B. Yeats

Each month, Walker Brents gives a talk on a subject literary, poetic, mythological, or wherever his investigations lead...  This month, the poet William Butler Yeats and his enigmatic system articulated in the work called "A Vision" … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 31st:
Sarode / Tabla Duo
Mallar Bhattacharya and Ferhan Qureshi

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, March 24 – 4:30-6:30 pm: Hindustani (North Indian) Classical Music. Bird & Beckett … [Read more...]