Thursday, February 21 – 7:00-9:00 pm
On Their Shoulders We Stand:
Artists Pay Homage to Their Mentors
A Benefit for the
Native American Health Center SF Youth Services Program

On Their Shoulders We StandSan Francisco poets & musicians pay homage to those who laid the groundwork for their art This benefit, organized annually by the poet, musician, scholar and activist Avotcja, will feature some of the Bay Area's best … [Read more...]

With a little help from our friends…

Speaking of standing on the shoulders of many, many crucial people, as we start to think about our 20th anniversary coming up in May, we at Bird & Beckett think it's appropriate to reproduce this email from the proprietor to the store's … [Read more...]

Friday, February 22nd – 5:30-8:00 pm
The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

This is a Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund date. Many thanks are due to Jazz in the Neighborhood, and to you for your support of JitN and the Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project. On the fourth Friday of the month, we feature the 230 Jones Street, … [Read more...]

Saturday, February 23rd – 7:30-10:00 pm
Jinx Jones Trio
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

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Sunday, February 24th – 2:30-4:00 pm
Walker Talks! on Rilke at Muzot

Escaping the chaos and emotional stagnation of the aftermath of the first world war, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke at last found the hermitage he sought in a small village in Switzerland. There, in February of 1922, he endured a visitation of such … [Read more...]