Archives for November 2013

Sunday, November 24th — 2:30 p.m.
Walker Talks! on Rainer Maria Rilke
and the Duino Elegies

Each month, Walker Brents III explores a topic from the realms of literature, mythology, history--wherever his interests take him--and he never fails to take his listeners along on a fascinating excursion deep into his subjects.  This month he … [Read more...]

Once Upon a Time in Babylon
Poet Ron Johnson – Sun. 11/24 1:30pm

"...once upon a time in Babylon we all breathed pure imagination our only master & our mistress who tore men's mind asunder and dazzled Heaven's Queen O! Once upon a time in holy Babylon!" Ron Johnson reads at Bird & … [Read more...]

Thursday, November 21st, 7 pm
Featured Poets plus Open Mic
Third Thursday of Every Month at 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 21st, 7:00 p.m. Featured poets Dan Richman and Sally King Open mic follows.  Jerry Ferraz hosts. Sally King is an artist and writer.  Her recently published debut poetry collection, A Tale of Two Heads, is a series of … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 17th – two events:
poets Hummel/Smith at 2 p.m.
+ Homespun jazz trio from 4:30 to 6:30

2 pm:  Maria Hummel (House and Fire, American Poetry Review) and Austin Smith (Almanac, Princeton) read from their recent poetry collections. 4:30 pm:  Homespun, with Grant Levin (piano), Fred Randolph (bass) and Bryan Bowman (drums) - two sets of … [Read more...]

jazz in the bookshop
The Scott Foster Ensemble
featuring David Boyce
Friday, Nov. 15th, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Scott Foster's group this Friday includes David Boyce, co-founder of Broun Fellinis, on saxophone, plus bassist Noah Schenker and drummer Dave Mihaly.  All three of Scott's sidemen on this date have extensive experience on the San Francisco jazz … [Read more...]