Archives for August 2016

Sunday, October 30th – 2:30 pm
Walker Talks! on César Vallejo: Peruvian Surrealist

Walker considers the work and life of César Vallejo: Elemental Peruvian surrealist, whose book Trilce is one of the unacknowledged masterpieces of modern poetic speech, whose thematic background encompasses indigenous Andean villages, metropolitan … [Read more...]

Saturday, October 29th – 7:30-10pm
Darren Johnston’s “Broken Shadows”
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night!

"Broken Shadows" - Darren Johnston - trumpet/voice; Jordan Samuels - guitar/voice; David Phillips - pedal-steel/voice; Miles Wick - upright bass/voice. With songs that place an emphasis on lyrics and story-telling, and with world class … [Read more...]

Friday, October 28th – 5:30-8 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet plays jazz in the bookshop
and pays its respects to Howie Dudune, may he rest in peace!

For several years until his untimely death last month, Howard Dudune shared the front line in the Chuck Peterson Quintet each fourth Friday at Bird & Beckett. Chuck and Howie both played tenor sax, with Howie doubling on clarinet and Chuck … [Read more...]

Thursday, October 27th – 8-10 pm
Jinx Jones Rockin Billy Boogie! The Daredevil Show!!

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Sunday, October 23rd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Robert Kennedy Quartet

Robert Kennedy, on organ, leads a quartet with James Moran on guitar, Lyle Link on sax and Cody Rhodes on drums.  Centered on the hard bop and soul jazz of the Hammond organ's heyday in the 1950s and 1960s and extending to blues, jazz standards and … [Read more...]