Archives for October 2013

Every Friday, 5:30 to 8:00pm:
jazz in the bookshop

We've been doing it for 11 straight years now-- straight-ahead hard bop every Friday evening by seasoned pros and some of the most talented youngsters on the San Francisco scene, ever since sax player Chuck Peterson got the ball rolling back in … [Read more...]

The Rent is Paid!

And our other bills are all up to date!  That's a first for quite a long time, and we have the community to thank for it. This past Saturday's "Rent Party" -- a 10-hour bebop concert/jam that turned out the bookshop's neighborhood patrons in … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 3rd — 2 pm
Poets Caroline Goodwin and Laura Walker

Caroline Goodwin -- newly announced poet laureate of San Mateo County! -- moved to the Bay Area from Sitka, Alaska in 1999 to attend Stanford's Creative Writing Program as a Wallace Stegner Fellow. Her work has been widely published in literary … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 3rd, 4:30 to 6:30 pm
CD release party!
The George Cotsirilos Trio

Guitarist George Cotsirilos, bassist Robb Fisher and drummer Ron Marabuto have been making astonishingly lovely music together for several years, and this date marks the release of their third CD as a unit.  Join us for a beautiful and intense … [Read more...]

Rent Party! Bop for the Bookshop!
Saturday, October 26th
Open to Close, 11am to 9pm

Ok!  Push comes to shove... we gotta raise the rent! Fortunately we know legions of tremendous jazz musicians & they're not hesitant to lend a hand...  From the time the doors open at 11 a.m. 'til we push 'em shut at 9 p.m., the bop will not … [Read more...]