Sunday, November 19th – 2 pm
Brave Poets! A Poetry Salon for new and unpublished poets
with Maysa Ib & Friends

The Young Mesopotamians, an arts cooperative, invite you to attend a poetry salon at Bird & Beckett this Sunday afternoon in Glen Park to read your own work in return for the feedback from your fellow brave poets. The aim of today's gathering … [Read more...]

Saturday, November 18th – 7:30-10:00 pm
The Jim Grantham Jazz Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…
$20 cover charge

Jim Grantham, saxophone stylist, bandleader and composer, plays tenor and soprano saxes and flute. His music springs from the tradition of melodic lyricism associated with such composers and instrumentalists as Lester Young, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, … [Read more...]

Friday, November 17th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Further Conversations:
Scott Foster/David Boyce
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002

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Tuesday, November 14th – 7 pm
Poets Carolyne Wright & Andrena Zawinski
 read their work

Carolyne Wright's new book is entitled This Dream the World: New & Selected Poems (Lost Horse Press, 2017).  Her ground-breaking anthology, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace (Lost Horse Press, 2015), received ten Pushcart … [Read more...]

Monday, November 13th – 7:30 pm
RJAM JAM SESSION! (Monthly every 2nd Monday)
SFCM Roots, Jazz & American Music Program

Bird & Beckett hosts a monthly jam session with the inaugural class of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's brand new jazz BMUS (Bachelor of Music) degree program. The session is open to high school and college students who want to take the … [Read more...]