Walker Tells Tibetan Tales!
Sunday, Apr. 28 at 2:30 p.m.

On the last Sunday of each month, Walker Brents gives a talk, on subjects ranging widely across the cultural and intellectual spectrum.  This month, in keeping with the light-hearted spirit of the street fair playing out down the block, Walker will … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 31st at 2:30 p.m.
Walker Brents III on W. B. Yeats

Each month, Walker Brents gives a talk on a subject literary, poetic, mythological, or wherever his investigations lead...  This month, the poet William Butler Yeats and his enigmatic system articulated in the work called "A Vision" … [Read more...]

Black Mountain College
a talk by Walker Brents III

Sunday, September 30 - 2:30 pm In the hills of North Carolina from the 1930s into the 1950s, a unique succession of intellectual and artistic developments occurred in the rather ramshackle environment of Black Mountain College, as if it were a … [Read more...]

Writers RD Armstrong & G Murray Thomas

Friday, August 31st - 5:30 to 8:00 pm Special 5th Friday booking in our weekly jazz in the bookshop series Scott Foster Trio live jazz without fail every Friday since October 2002!! 10 years & counting... Each Friday, we present one of four … [Read more...]

On the literary side…

Thursday, May 24 - 7:00 pm The Monthly Eminent Authors' Birthdays Open Reading a long-standing Bird & Beckett tradition, recurring on the fourth Thursday of each month Have a favorite writer born in May?  Come down to Bird & Beckett … [Read more...]