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Saturday, April 2 – 7:30pm
Christie Aida, vocals Laura Harris, piano Greg Kehret, bass Mena Ramos, bata & hi-hat with special guest, San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin ____ BYOB, a mask and $20 cash for the cover charge Can’t make it to the show? Check it out in the live stream on our YouTube channel or Facebook page. _____…Read More
Friday, July 9 – 10pm
Tongo Eisen-Martin & Friends
Poet/Educator/Activist Tongo Eisen-Martin, San Francisco Poet Laureate, hosts six individuals who we’re proud to present in the shop tonight. Audience welcome. A live stream will carry the event for those not comfortable venturing out, whether due to dark of night, lack of transit or any other reason. But rest assured, the in-person experience will be…Read More
November 20 to November 23
Five events in four days
beats & bongos, accordion & drums
struggle & rant & jazz!
live in the shop!
Sunday, November 20 – 4 pm – free – byob Kim Shuck hosts a reading to celebrate the new Beat Not Beat anthology Kim writes: Beat Not Beat is a collection of poems from poets Beat, Beat adjacent and parallel styles of writing. Many contemporary California writers benefit from literary stands taken by…Read More
coronavirus considerations – the proprietor is in and out, taking orders and making deliveries, seven days a week.
Live music on the bookshop’s stage every Friday and occasional Saturdays & Sundays, live streamed to the world, without an in-store audience
5/5 update: Slow down, people! Just kidding, but really, the onslaught of orders is hard to handle. We’re in it for the long haul, so we need to slow it down. Twenty years and counting now… When the City announces that you can come to — though not into — the shop, we’ll ask you…Read More
Monday, November 26th – 7:00-9:00 pm
Molotov Mouth poetry
Josiah Luis Aldrete, a founding member of the Molotov Mouths Outspoken Word Troupe, joins forces with fellow poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, to call the troupe to assembly at Bird & Beckett for an evening of incendiary expression! The Molotov Mouths — 3 women and 4 men from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds: Chilean-born Ananda Esteva, queer activist…Read More