Archives for June 2013

Wednesday, September 18th, 7:00 pm:
¡ Viva Lamantia !
Publication Party for the
Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia

OUT-there poetry & OUT-there jazz: Poets Clark Coolidge, Garrett Caples, and Andrew Joron (Caples and Joron are also the editors of the book), with bibliographer Steven Fama, plus music from OUROBOROS (Sheldon Brown & Joseph Noble, reeds; … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 15th, 4:30-6:30
Pianist/Vocalist Frank Jackson
with the John Clark Quartet
featuring Noel Jewkes on reeds

Pianist and vocalist Frank Jackson has been an important part of the San Francisco jazz scene since the early 1950s if not earlier... having moved out from Texas with his family in 1942.  Today, he's respected as a swinging elder statesman of the … [Read more...]

Thursday, September 12th at 7:00 pm
Bird & Beckett Political Book Discussion Group

This group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month to consider books on current issues or with some historical relevance to what's going on now... This month's selection is The Price of Inequality by Joseph Stiglitz. Next month (October 10), the … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 8, at 7 pm
Pugsley Buzzard solo

The piano wonder from down under...a Bird & Beckett favorite from three previous tours through our fair city...is squeezing in an hour's show for you before making his way to the airport and thence to New Orleans, Alabama, etc., etc... Don't … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 8th, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The Betty Shaw Quartet

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, September 8th – 4:30-6:30 pm:  The Betty Shaw Quartet, with Ian Carey (trumpet), Robb … [Read more...]