Archives for December 2013

The Art of the Memoir
a reading of new works
Thursday, January 23rd, 7 pm

January 23 (Thursday) - 7 pm A reading by memoir students of Alan Kaufman. Kaufman is renowned for his work in teaching the art of the memoir, and can always be relied upon to bring in some terrific writers finding their way in the craft. … [Read more...]

which way west? concert series
every Sunday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Jan: 19: Rob Reich Trio

Rob Reich, piano and accordion. Todd Sickafoose, bass. Eric Garland, drums.  Nothin' but jazz! … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 19th, 2 pm
A reading by contributors to
The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry

A reading by Susan Cohen, Lucille Lang Day, Julia B. Levine, Colleen McKee, Melissa Stein, Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet. With works by over 100 poets, The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, edited by Deborah Ager and M.E. … [Read more...]

thinking about Jim Hall…
Friday, Jan. 17th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Ensemble
plays jazz in the bookshop

On January 17th, Scott will revisit the music and influence of guitarist Jim Hall, leading a fine trio that will feature bassist Adam Gay and drummer Jim Zimmerman. Guitarist Scott Foster, who's been on the Friday gig since its beginning in late … [Read more...]

POETS! — Book Release Celebration!
Jerry Ferraz reads
from two new chapbooks
Thursday, January 16, 7 pm
open mic follows

The Grace of Crows:  Jerry Ferraz, long-time host of our ongoing poetry series at Bird & Beckett -- and a key bard of the San Francisco poetic axis that runs through North Beach and the Mission District -- will read from two chapbooks that have … [Read more...]