Archives for September 2013

Sunday, October 13th — 4:30-6:30 pm
Retro Blue
from the blues to beyond the edge…

Retro Blue is a band that fully embraces the jazz tradition:  swing, bop, blues, r&b and free style, and explores uncharted sonic areas as well... Leader Jim Ryan has been on the Bay Area music scene since the late 90's and began his active … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 6th – 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Laurel Thomsen & Friends

If you’re ready to trail back to the neighborhood Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6th, by 4:30 or so — after three or four days of Golden Gate Park crowds for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass — we’ll extend the spirit of the affair here at Bird & Beckett.  … [Read more...]

Hardly Strictly + Litquake

If you're ready to trail back to the neighborhood Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6th, by 4:30 or so -- after three or four days of Golden Gate Park crowds for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass -- we'll extend the spirit of the affair here at Bird & Beckett.  And … [Read more...]

Wednesday, October 2nd, 7 pm:
Colleen McKee – Book Release – with Alan Kaufman and William Taylor, Jr.

Alan Kaufman and William Taylor, Jr. join Colleen McKee to celebrate the publication of her first full-length collection of ficton, poetry and memoir, Nine Kinds of Wrong, hot off the presses from JKPublishing. Expect tales of a beautiful world of … [Read more...]

Tuesday, October 1st, 7 pm:
Peter Cherches and Meg Pokrass read

Peter Cherches is the author of Lift Your Right Arm (Pelekinesis, 2013) and two previous volumes of short prose, Condensed Book and Between a Dream and a Cup of Coffee. His work has appeared in the anthologies Poetry 180 and Up Is Up, But So Is Down: … [Read more...]