Archives for February 2014

Monday, April 21 — 7:00 pm
POETS! hosted by Jerry Ferraz
Featured readers: Ronald Sauer
& Michael Koch — open mic follows

Ronald Sauer is a poet, translator and raconteur steeped in the work of Baudelaire, Aloysius Bertrand, Voltaire, Jacques Prevert, Jacques Roumain, the surrealists, and more.  A little background on Michael Koch will follow. Jerry Ferraz hosts … [Read more...]

Saturday, April 19th — 7:00 pm
Writer Daisy Rockwell: Taste

Daniel is a twenty-first century connoisseur with distinctive and often anachronistic tastes-aesthetic, culinary, and even mind-altering. When Daniel sets out to seek answers about his past in long-sealed documents, he makes a startling discovery … [Read more...]

Friday, April 18th – 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Two Tenors: The Scott Foster Ensemble

Every third Friday, guitarist Scott Foster brings in a newly constituted ensemble for the occasion.  This week:  tenor sax players Ken Rosen and Harvey Robb make up the front line, with Scott on guitar and Richard Saunders on bass.  We'll hear some … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 13th — 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Jenny Ferris & Friends

Vocalist Jenny Ferris will be joined by reed player Rich Lesnik, pianist Laura Klein, bassist Dean Reilly and drummer Tom Hassett in a program of jazz standards. … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 13th — 2:00 pm
PEN Oakland Writers

A reading by six writers, all officers or Board members of PEN Oakland:  Floyd Salas, Claire Ortalda, Sharon Doubiago, Kirk Lumpkin, Judith Cody and John Curl. About PEN Oakland: PEN Oakland (the "blue collar PEN") was founded in 1989 … [Read more...]