Monday, November 26th – 7:00-9:00 pm
Molotov Mouth poetry

Josiah Luis Aldrete, a founding member of the Molotov Mouths Outspoken Word Troupe, joins forces with fellow poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, to call the troupe to assembly at Bird & Beckett for an evening of incendiary expression! The Molotov Mouths … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 25th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Cottontails
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10-20 suggested donation

The Cottontails jump, jive & wail through two sets of rollicking jazz, blues and R&B drawing on music from the 1920s through the 1940s. Karina Denike, vocals Michael McIntosh, piano Tom Griesser, tenor saxophone & clarinet Joe Kyle, … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 25th – 2:30-4 pm
Walker Talks!
on Norman O. Brown

The thought of Norman O. Brown.  A gifted teacher, the arc of whose work goes all the way from the crypto-freudian utopianism of the 1960s to the offering of a crucial alternative to the divisive "clash of civilizations" interpretation of … [Read more...]

Saturday, November 24th – 7:30–10:00 pm
New Squatoolas
$20 cover charge; $10 for students, musicians, low income
jazz club! when lights are low…

The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents... at jazz club! when lights are low... The New Squatoolas play good-time jazz drenched in the traditions of New Orleans! Jim Peterson, sax Scott Foster, guitar Joe Kyle, Jr., bass Larry Vann, drums … [Read more...]

Friday, November 23rd – 5:30-8:00 pm
The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

Talk about your San Francisco jazz... On the fourth Friday of each month, our weekly "jazz in the bookshop" series features The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band — a swinging, bop-oriented quintet that bears a direct line of descent from … [Read more...]