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Prop S – Passage on Nov. 8 assures significant arts funding
and new support for homeless families, without new taxes

November 8 is ALMOST all about sending Trump back to reality tv, the kind of locker rooms where no self-respecting person would want to hang out, and his massive business of screwing his contractors, suppliers and investors. But there's a lot more … [Read more...]

Friday, October 28th – 5:30-8 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet plays jazz in the bookshop
and pays its respects to Howie Dudune, may he rest in peace!

For several years until his untimely death last month, Howard Dudune shared the front line in the Chuck Peterson Quintet each fourth Friday at Bird & Beckett. Chuck and Howie both played tenor sax, with Howie doubling on clarinet and Chuck … [Read more...]

Saturday, October 29th – 7:30-10pm
Darren Johnston’s “Broken Shadows”
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night!

"Broken Shadows" - Darren Johnston - trumpet/voice; Dan Cantrell - accordion/voice; David Phillips - pedal-steel/voice; Miles Wick - upright bass/voice. With songs that place an emphasis on lyrics and story-telling, and with world class … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 30th – 2:30 pm
Walker Talks! on César Vallejo: Peruvian Surrealist

Walker considers the work and life of César Vallejo: Elemental Peruvian surrealist, whose book Trilce is one of the unacknowledged masterpieces of modern poetic speech, whose thematic background encompasses indigenous Andean villages, metropolitan … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 13th – 11 a.m.
Kids’ Book & Craft Event!
Author Emma Bland Smith presents her new picturebook
Journey: Based on the True Story of OR-7,
the Most Famous Wolf in the West

Bring your kids to Bird & Beckett for a wolf-themed craft and story time! Local author Emma Bland Smith will read her new picture book, Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West. Following Emma's reading, kids … [Read more...]