POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, July 16th – 7-9 pm
Kathleen McClung & Dawn McGuire,
followed by an open mic

Kathleen McClung is the author of two collections of poetry, The Typists Play Monopoly (2018) and Almost the Rowboat (2013). Her poetry, memoir, and fiction appear widely in journals and anthologies. Recipient of the Rita Dove Poetry Award from Salem … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 15th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Fred Randolph Quintet
which way west? Sunday concert series

$20 suggested donation; $10 for regulars, fixed income & students...it's all very voluntary, but do help us support the Bay Area's great professional jazz musicians to the extent you're able! Bird & Beckett presents well over 200 live music … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 15th – 2:00-3:30 pm
Poets Julie Rogers & Gene Berson read their work

Two wonderful poets hold forth Sunday afternoon... click through for the details! … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 14th – 7:30 pm
Avotcja & Modupue
$20 cover charge (students $10)
jazz club! when lights are low…

Modupue! Bay Area Blues Hall of Fame Jazz Group of the Year 2005 and 2010 Avotcja, poetry and small multi-percussion Francis Wong, saxophone Yancy Taylor, vibes Heshima, bass Raul Ramirez, multi-percussion with guest saxophonist Richard … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 14th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The solo piano and vocals of Sharman Duran

The San Francisco International Arts Festival, presenting Sharman Duran in a trio performance this past May, noted that she is "a vocalist/songwriter comfortable with the complexities of jazz. The pairing of music of harmonic depth with lyrics … [Read more...]