Archives for September 2015

November 27th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet
jazz in the bookshop every Friday

Talk about your San Francisco jazz...  On the fourth Friday of each month, our weekly jazz in the bookshop series features The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band — aka The Chuck Peterson Quintet -- five musicians whose history on the local … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 22nd – 4:30 pm
AvantNOIR: Lisa Mezzacappa Project

The crime fiction of Dashiell Hammett and Paul Auster inspired bassist Lisa Mezzacappa to cook up this project, which performed the suite recently at SFJazz.  Thanks to Marty Bigos for helping to underwrite AvantNOIR's performance today at Bird & … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 22nd – 2 pm
Author event – Cuba!
To Defend the Revolution
is to Defend Culture

Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture revisits the circumstances which led to the arts being embraced at the heart of the Cuban Revolution. Introducing the main protagonists to the debate, this previously untold story follows the polemical … [Read more...]

Saturday, November 21st – 7:30-10 pm
Rhodessa Jones: Facing Seventy – Heaven Betta Bea Honky-Tonk

There's no band quite like the bands Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor have been presenting these past several decades, and no concepts quite like their concepts. Tonight, you'll see how that is. Rhodessa Jones -- vocals Idris Ackamoor -- alto … [Read more...]

Friday, November 20th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Quartet
plumbs the depths of John Scofield

Guitarist Scott Foster is joined this evening by James Mahone, tenor sax; Sam Bevan, bass; and Brandon Etzler, drums, for an excursion through the work of a guitarist that influenced Scott profoundly early on and retains a fascination … [Read more...]