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Sunday, March 26th – 2:30-4 pm
Walker Talks!
Kerouac and Lamantia: A Poetics of the Inner Self

Walker Brents III gives a talk at Bird & Beckett on the last Sunday of each month... always a fascinating excursion through topics literary, philosophical and otherwise. … [Read more...]

events Friday 4/7 to Monday 4/10…

Friday, the 7th, 5:30-8 pm: Don Prell's Seabop Ensemble jazz in the bookshop every Friday evening Saturday, the 8th, 4-6 pm: Grant Levin Duo duo performances every second and fourth Saturday afternoon Saturday, the 8th, 7:30-10 pm: Vocalist Julie … [Read more...]

“Go Small” – The Scott Foster Trio recorded live at Bird & Beckett

Just $10, and exquisite! … [Read more...]

Onward! David Meltzer, 1937-2016, R.I.P.

From Julie Rogers, David's wife, we received the following message this morning, December 31st:   Dear One,   Our Beloved David passed at 3:37 this morning very peacefully with us in our bed holding hands. He was calm after the terrible … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 19th – 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west?
Jami Cassady reads from the Joan Anderson letter

70 years on... Having met Neal Cassady in December 1946 in NYC, Jack Kerouac says so long to Neal on March 4, 1947, and Neal returns in a tear to Denver. By March 7, Neal has written a letter to Jack from Denver, the "Great Sex Letter," … [Read more...]