The 4th annual Bird & Beckett Review, AMERARCANA 2013 is here now, so please come down to the bookshop to check it out, and join us on Saturday, April 6th to celebrate and hear from a few of the contributors, including, but not necessarily limited to: Patrick James Dunagan, Christina Fisher, Jack Hirschman, Ava Khoobor, William Rockwell, Rod Roland and of course me, aka editor Nicholas James Whittington. Additional local contributors who may or may not join us include: Barry Gifford, Carrie Hunter and Stephen Ratcliffe. Others unlikely to make an appearance: Nathaniel Mackey, Jesse Morse, Mary Austin Speaker and Elizabeth Witte. Artists Jason Grabowski & Basil King both live out in New York these days, but if we’re lucky the former might make his way out here for the big show. So, about the magazine… well, you can read more about AMERARCANA here, so please do!
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site