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Sunday, November 13th – 2 pm
Song of the Stubborn One Thousand:
The Watsonville Canning Strike, 1985-1987

an event with author Peter Shapiro, joined by pianist Jon Jang!

Peter Shapiro was trained as a labor historian at Berkeley in the early 1970s, then left academia and became a letter carrier for the USPS, working as a labor journalist in his spare time -- ten years as labor editor of Unity, published by the League … [Read more...]

Thursday, October 6th – 8-10pm
GG3 plays West Coast Blues

Thursday, October 6th, 8-10 pm. Parris Bertolucci on keys and Randy Lee Odell on drums join phenomenal guitarist, singer and blues composer, GG Amos for two sets of blues solidly in the West Coast tradition. West Coast blues was spawned in the … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 10th – 2 pm
A Celebration of Whitman McGowan!

Join Margery Snyder and friends of Whitman McGowan to celebrate his masterwork, UNCOMMON KNOWLEDGE (Viridiana, 2015), collected performance texts 1985 - 2012, published one year ago, just a few months before he died in October 2015. As his CDs … [Read more...]

Thursday, May 26th – 7-9 pm
Book Release Celebration
A World Less Away, a collection of poems by José Luis Gutiérrez

Poet Tracey Knapp will join José Luis Gutiérrez in a reading to celebrate the release of Jose's new collection, A World Less Away.  Tracey's book, "Mouth," was published in 2015. Guitarist David McFarland contributes his music to the … [Read more...]

Tuesday, May 3rd – 7 pm
Nachoem Wijnberg reads
from his novel, The Jews

Dutch poet and novelist Nachoem M. Wijnberg, acclaimed as one of the foremost Dutch authors of the last decades, will visit San Francisco in May to read from his recent novel, The Jews (punctum books, 2016, tr. Vincent W. J. van Gerven Oei) and Divan … [Read more...]