Archives for February 2014

In Oakland: Friday, April 11 at 8 pm
Amerarcana Release Reading No. 2

An East Bay launch party for the new, fifth, issue of our lovely literary magazine, Amerarcana, will take place with readings by contributors Micah Ballard, Steve Dickison, Marina Lazzara, Jackson Meazle and John Sakkis  at on Friday, April 11th, 8 … [Read more...]

Monday, April 7th – 7:00 pm
POETS! hosted by Jerry Ferraz
Featured readers: José Luis Gutiérrez & Erica Goss — open mic follows

Erica Goss is a former editor of Caesura, the journal of literature and art put out by Poetry Center San Jose. She taught high school poetry for five years, has lead art and writing camps for young people, and currently teaches poetry workshops for … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 6th — 4:30-6:30 pm
Vocalist Bobbe Norris
with the Larry Dunlap Trio
Seward McCain, bass
Jim Zimmerman, drums

Pianist Larry Dunlap and vocalist Bobbe Norris have been performing together since the late 1970s (and have been married since about the same time).  Born in the Bay Area, Bobbe was sitting in at the Fillmore District's Bop City in the 1950s while … [Read more...]

Saturday, April 5th – 7 p.m.
Amerarcana No. 5:
A Bird & Beckett Review
release reading and celebration!

Join us Saturday night, April 5th, to celebrate the fifth edition of our annual literary magazine, Amerarcana.  On hand for the reading will be contributors Duncan McNaughton, Richard O. Moore, Julien Poirier, Sunnylyn Thibodeaux and Sarah Heady, … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 30th — 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Heshima Duo

Bassist Heshima Mark Williams is a San Francisco native whose playing springs from thirty years' experience of the Bay Area's rich musical heritage.  Heshima studied under the tutelage of the first African-American classical bassist in the Boston … [Read more...]