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653 Chenery St in San Francisco's Glen Park

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Friday, March 3rd – 5:30-8 pm
Don Prell’s SeaBop Ensemble
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

Don got his start in L.A. in the 1950s, traveling for several years as a member of the Bud Shank Quartet and put in 30 years with the SF Symphony as well... Tonight, he's joined by Al Molina, trumpet; Jerry Logas, reeds and Kris Gustafson, … [Read more...]

Sunday, February 19th – 2-4 pm
Sunnylyn Thibodeaux — “What’s Going On” release party
joined by poet Lauren Levin – The Braid

Sunday, 2/19, at 2 pm -- a reading by poets Sunnylyn Thibodeaux and Lauren Levin. Sunnylyn will read from her new chapbook, "What's Going On." She is described as a "New Orleans poet stranded in San Francisco." She received her MA from New College … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 15th – 2-3:30 pm
Tamim Ansary presents his new memoir,
Road Trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the Sixties

Afghan American author Tamim Ansary presents his latest work, Road Trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the Sixties, which recounts stories from his years as part of the American '60s and'70s counterculture, after he arrived from … [Read more...]

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...]