Two Shows Every Friday!
Jazz in the Bookshop from 5:30-8:00
And then: The Late Show! Friday nights at 8:30 pm

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3rd Annual Backyard Benefit for Bird & Beckett Books
Saturday afternoon at Jerry’s place over on Mission Street–
just across the Highland Avenue bridge from Glen Park!

Pass the word! Jerry Ferraz, a permanent fixture since days gone by on the Bird & Beckett cultural front, invites you over to his flat and sunny backyard this Saturday, May 12th, 1-5pm, for chili & salad & garlic bread, plus: -- live … [Read more...]

Tonight! Thursday, April 26th – 7:00-8:30 pm
Riverside poet Nikia Chaney book launch

Poet Nikia Chaney reads from us mouth (forthcoming from University of Hell Press, 2018). She is the current Inlandia Literary Laureate (2016-2018) and is the author of two chapbooks, Sis Fuss (2012, Orange Monkey Publishing) and ladies, please (2012, … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 22nd – 2:00 pm
Poets Jacqueline Berger and Thomas Centolella

Jacqueline Berger’s fourth book, The Day You Miss Your Exit, was published by Broadstone Books in February. Her previous books include The Gift That Arrives Broken, winner of the 2010 Autumn House Poetry Prize, and Things That Burn, selected by Mark … [Read more...]

Wednesday, April 18th – 7:00-9:00 pm
Poets Steve Dalachinsky, Neeli Cherkovski
& Clark Coolidge with pianist Walter Earl
Alternative Acts

The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project and the Jazz Philanthropists Union, with financial support from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, present Alternative Acts: Seeking Truth Above #F a series of six concerts beginning April Fools … [Read more...]