Archives for September 2014

Sunday, Oct. 19 – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Hamir Atwal Quartet

Ben Goldberg, clarinet. Michael Coleman, piano. Rob Adkins, bass. Hamir Atwal, drums. These musicians have been playing together for years in a bunch of incredible groups. As a quartet they are in strict pursuit of beautiful melody. Hamir … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 19th — 2 pm
The Poetry Deal: Diane di Prima
with poet QR Hand
and pianist Walter Earl

Diane di Prima, San Francisco Poet Laureate Emeritus, launches her new collection The Poetry Deal (San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 5, City Lights Publishers, 2014) in the company of the legendary QR Hand. Both are treasured, original voices … [Read more...]

Wednesday, October 22nd – 7 pm
Consider the Ballot!:
Supervisor David Campos with representatives of both sides of Propositions G (real estate speculation tax) and E (soda tax)

Join us for a community forum on two controversial propositions on the November ballot with State Assembly Candidate and SF Supervisor David Campos and experts from both sides of the Prop G (real estate speculation tax) and Prop E (soda tax) issues. … [Read more...]

Saturday, October 18th – 8-11 pm:
jazz club! The Jay Sanders Quartet

Jay Sanders is a fiery and lyrical trumpet player who will play any tune, any time, any tempo, any key.... that's why they call him Jay Standards!  Get down to Bird & Beckett this Saturday night to hear Jay's quartet at our cozy little weekly … [Read more...]

Friday, October 17 – 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop
Guitarist Scott Foster
quartet with Henry Hung, Mike Bordelon and Surya Prakasha

San Francisco's longest running neighborhood jazz party continues to pack the place, and every third Friday our favorite guitarist takes the helm. No cover charge, but your kind donations at the shows help us pay the musicians!  And your annual … [Read more...]