Archives for August 2016

Tuesday, November 15th – 6:30-7:30 pm
Book release reading & pizza party!
Glen Park author Gordon Jack presents his new
comic novel for teens, The Boomerang Effect

Gordon Jack has wanted to be a novelist since he was a kid.  He ranked it right up there with astronaut and professional dog walker on one of those  career proclivity assessments. Didn't mention president, thank goodness. We'd suspect pizza delivery … [Read more...]

Friday, November 11th – 5:30-8 pm
The Aaron Cohn Quartet
plays jazz in the bookshop

Bassist Aaron Cohn brings together an exciting quartet featuring Henry Hung on trumpet Danny Brown on tenor sax Andre Sumelius on drums   jazz as it's played in San Francisco in 2016 by its finest practitioners! … [Read more...]

Thursday, November 10th – 8-10 pm
Gutter Swan plays acoustic Americana music
in Bird & Beckett’s canyon moonlight series
Loryn Barbeau, vocal, and Steve Egelman, guitar & vocal

Where the light and the dark mingle … [Read more...]

Monday, November 7th – 7-9 pm
Two Poets & a Murder of Crows
Jerry Ferraz, Dan Richman and an open mic’s worth of others!

Jerry Ferraz and Dan Richman were on the first bill of poets to read at Bird & Beckett back in 1999 or 2000, and have been solid favorites of ours ever since. And Jerry has hosted our twice-monthly poetry series for well over a decade. Jerry … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 6th – 7:30-9:30 pm
The Grant Levin Trio! Now!

Pianist Grant Levin has been heard at Bird & Beckett time and again, in many formations-- as leader, as sideman... in duos, trios, quartets, quintets... Tonight, he's leading a trio with two players making big waves-- bassist Giulio Xavier … [Read more...]