Sunday, January 13th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Social Stutter Quartet
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10-20 suggested donation

Beth Schenck – alto sax, compositions Kasey Knudsen – alto sax Phillip Greenlief – tenor sax Cory Wright – tenor and baritone saxes Social Stutter, a saxophone quartet led by composer/altoist Beth Schenck, blurs the line between strictly written … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 13th – 2:00-3:30 pm
Kyle Thomas Smith reads from his new book
Cockloft: Scenes From a Gay Marriage

"Seinfeld meets Sedaris in the Snapchat Age." – Jill Dearman, LAMBDA-winning author of The Great Bravura. From the Erie Gay News (EGN): The Art of the Anecdote. After the success of his first novel 85A, Kyle Thomas Smith found a new register … [Read more...]

Saturday, January 12th – 7:30–10:00 pm
Grant Levin Quartet
featuring James Mahone, saxophone
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

Grant Levin, piano James Mahone, saxophone Aaron Cohn, bass Hamir Atwal, drums Four top San Francisco jazz musicians weave their magic for an avid audience. $20 cover charge; $10 for students, musicians, limited income … [Read more...]

this evening at Bird & Beckett!
Friday, January 11th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Jessica King/Clint Baker/Jeff Hamilton Trio
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation

Jessica King, vocals & washboard Clint Baker, trumpet, trombone & clarinet Jeff Hamilton, piano Sure, you could stay home. But you’d miss the chance to tell your friends, “I saw Jessica King at Bird & Beckett before she became A Star.” … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, January 7th – 7-9 pm
Denise Sullivan & JoAnn DeLuna,  followed by an open mic

JoAnn DeLuna is a bilingual journalist and poet from Texas who earned her Masters degree in journalism at City University London and put in a decade as a print journalist with work published through the U.S. and in the UK, the Netherlands and India. … [Read more...]