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North Beach

mark your calendar! Sunday, May 22nd – 2-4 pm
Gold, Serra, Beyl: Three North Beach Denizens of Great Repute
together on stage at Bird & Beckett!

Kearney Street

photos (c) Dennis Hearne 2016

sketches from a northWhen a Psychopath Falls in LoveThe Scaffold


Join us at Bird & Beckett for a freewheeling discussion of North Beach in its current and historical glory by three major writers, each a long-time denizen of San Francisco’s favorite neighborhood, each with a new book:

Journalist Ernie Beyl: Sketches from a North Beach Journal
Novelist Herb Gold: When A Psychopath Falls in Love
Radical defense attorney Tony Serra: The Scaffold


(c) Dennis Hearne

(c) Dennis Hearne 2016

Herb Gold by Dennis Hearne

(c) Dennis Hearne 2016

Tony Serra by Dennis Hearne

(c) Dennis Hearne 2016

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.

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