Sunday, May 6th – 2 pm
Along Alien Roads
an event with author Andrew Chen

Tsun Yuan Chen (Andrew Chen) presents his autobiographical novel, Along Alien Roads: The I-Jing of a Life. Chin, a Chinese American surgeon, begins his tale with his ancestors and spans more than a century of recent Chinese history, traversing a path … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 5th – 7:30-10:00 pm
Dark Metals
Alternative Acts at jazz club! when lights are low…

The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project and the Jazz Philanthropists Union, with financial support from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, present Alternative Acts: Seeking Truth Above #F - a series of six concerts beginning April Fools Day and … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 5th – 1 pm
Jeff Sheehy, candidate for District 8 Board of Supervisors seat

Come hear from your current District 8 Supervisor, Jeff Sheehy! He's running for re-election this June to the seat he was appointed to in January 2017. The winner of this June's election will face re-election again in November to a full four-year … [Read more...]

Friday, May 4th – 9 pm
Actual Trio – the late show
$20 cover charge

We give you over to the artists to fill you in: "The Actual Trio's eponymous 2015 album, [guitarist John] Schott's third for John Zorn's boutique label, features his long-working band, Actual Trio:  bassist Dan Seamans (New Klezmer Trio, Lost … [Read more...]

Friday, May 4th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Oop Bop Sh’Bam 
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5

Lots of fun with this band! And great music, from swing to bop and straight ahead to the now! Youngster Jeffrey Burr plays guitar in the company of four jazz vets -- drummer Vince Lateano, trumpter Al Molina, saxophonist Jerry Logas and bassist … [Read more...]