Archives for December 2016

Friday, March 24th – 5:30-8 pm
230 Jones Street Jazz Band
jazz and bebop in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

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 — professional musicians whose history on the local jazz scene dates back 60 … [Read more...]

Monday, March 20th – 7-9 pm

Judith Ayn Bernhard and Aung Taik read from their work, followed by an open mic. Jerry Ferraz carries the day as m.c., as he has since the beginning-- which may have been in 12th century Provence. … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 19th – 7:30-9:30 pm
The Michael Zilber Quartet presents Originals For The ORIGINALS

In tribute to some of the giants of the saxophone, Michael Zilber performs all original music from his new cd, "Originals for the ORIGINALS," written in homage to John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, Sonny Rollins, Paul … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 19th – 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west?
Jami Cassady reads from the Joan Anderson letter

70 years on... Having met Neal Cassady in December 1946 in NYC, Jack Kerouac says so long to Neal on March 4, 1947, and Neal returns in a tear to Denver. By March 7, Neal has written a letter to Jack from Denver, the "Great Sex Letter," … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 19th – 2pm
Late 20th Century Poems & Other Writings
of Papasquiaro, Panero & Ferrer Lerín
–Arturo Mantecón, poet and translator, joined by poet Gilberto Rodríguez, with musicians Dylan Morgan and Arturo Balderrama

Poet Arturo Mantecón presents a reading from the work of three late 20th century Spanish language poets/writers -- Francisco Ferrer Lerín, Leopoldo María Panero and Mario Santiago Papasquiaro.  Mantecón is joined on the program by Gilberto Rodriguez, … [Read more...]