which way west-plus 11/27/11

wondering what you've missed?  here's a sample... also hit the "older posts" button below to stroll back through the weeks... a few sundays ago... Sunday, November 27 - three events At 1 pm:  I'm Not a Tourist!  I Live Here! Ex-Glen Parker & … [Read more...]

Books for Xmas

Fresh Print Some new books to please the avid reader: The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Goldblatt. In this gloriously learned page-turner, both biography and intellectual history, Harvard Shakespearean scholar Greenblatt (Will in … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett Book Club

Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 7 pm Book Club 1st Thursday of each month all welcome! Falconer, by John Cheever, will be the book discussed this week. Next up:  Jonathan Franzen's Freedom This group has been meeting monthly since long before there was a … [Read more...]

Laurie Barkin

Sunday, July 17th – 1:00 pm LaborFest Writers’ Group Each year, LaborFest hosts writers in a reading and workshop at Bird & Beckett.  Come to listen and, if you like, to participate. LaborFest is in its 18th year, and this year, in addition … [Read more...]

Ten Years That Shook the City

Sunday, July 10th, 2:00 pm TEN YEARS THAT SHOOK THE CITY: SAN FRANCISCO, 1968-1978 A reading by editor Chris Carlsson and contributors Pam Peirce, Andrew Lam and Mary Jean Robertson Though the starting and ending dates of this anthology may be … [Read more...]