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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 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...]

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...]

Thursday, February 23rd – 8-10 pm
Eric Shifrin & Raul Ramirez

Echoes of Berkeley's ultra classy Claremont Hotel in the early 1990s, when Eric & Raul held down a long-running duo booking 'twixt the potted palms and tennis handsomes. Imagine emerging from your spa treatment to Raul's rhythm beautifully … [Read more...]

Happy at home in Glen Park…

 Inside Bird And Beckett Story by Stephen Jackson, Hoodline, July 30, 2016 If you're in Glen Park and looking to expand your cultural horizons, your safest bet is to head over to Bird and Beckett Books and Records. The name, derived … [Read more...]