52nd Street to the Chisholm Trail

From 52nd Street to the Chisholm Trail FRIDAY (4/8) - 5:30 to 8:00 pm jazz in the bookshop - a neighborhood party every week! This week: The Jimmy Ryan Quartet with Ian Carey (tpt), Scott Foster (gtr), Bishu Chatterjee (bs), Jimmy Ryan (dms) … [Read more...]

Friday to Wednesday at Bird & Beckett

Poets Monday night... and, then, the night train to Lisbon...arriving Wednesday...   MONDAY (4/4) - 7:00 to 9:00 pm POETS! Hosted by Jerry Ferraz Jason Morris and Patrick James Dunagan Patrick James Dunagan's new book is There Are … [Read more...]

Events this week – 3/22 to 3/28/11

Hrabal Rouser...Bop Stop... Voudoun Verite...a String Thing... 4 events, Thursday to Sunday Maybe you wouldn't think it to look at his picture here, but it's Bohumil Hrabal's birthday at Bird & Beckett... On the third Thursday of each month at … [Read more...]

Bishop Norman Williams passes away December 8, 2010

Legendary alto player Bishop Norman William passes away, December 8, 2010 We're saddened to note the passing of Bishop Norman Williams, a much loved and respected alto player born in Kansas City in 1938, and a fixture on the San Francisco scene … [Read more...]