Thursday, September 6th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Terry Tarnoff tells of the hippie trail
and reads from his memoirs cum fantasias

    The story of the "hippie trail" through the eyes of a traveler. North Beach writer Terry Tarnoff tells tales of the trail and of some of its more notorious characters. He'll read passages from his paired memoirs, or are they novels, The Bone Man … [Read more...]

Honor Labor!
Fun is work, too!
Big Labor Day Weekend Doings at Bird & Beckett!

Always a good idea to Swing Left when kicking off a little celebration of a well-earned national holiday, don't you think?! Especially this one! Come down Friday after work to catch Rob Reich & his comrade cultural workers in the big little … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st and 3rd Monday
Monday, September 3rd – 7-9 pm
Warning: This Area Contains Chemicals Known:
Charlie Getter and Aqueila M. Ross
followed by an open mic

Jerry Ferraz and Kim Shuck, San Francisco Poet Laureate, book and host our twice-monthly poetry series. Tonight, we're pleased to present Charlie Getter and Aqueila M. Ross, with an open mic to follow. Charlie Getter writes poems in San … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 2nd – 4:30-6:30 pm
JimBo Trout & the Fish People plus The Deep Basement Shakers
a which way west? Sunday afternoon double bill!

$10-15 suggested donation. $5 for students, musicians and low income. One Sunday afternoon, two rockin' bands on one bookshop stage!   Jimbo Trout & the Fish People + The Deep Basement Shakers   Aaron Hammerman and Dave … [Read more...]

Saturday, September 1st – 7:30 pm
The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents…
The Grant Levin Quintet
jazz club! when lights are low…

$20 cover charge; $10 for students, musicians, low income. Grant Levin, piano Jack Tone Riordan, guitar Erik von Buchau, vibes Tomoko Funaki, bass Rick Rivera, drums A piano-guitar-vibes configuration inspired by a stormy day's immersion … [Read more...]