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Bird & Beckett Archived Events

Celebrate the New Year with Bird & Beckett

December 23, 2010

Celebrate the New Year with Bird & Beckett $35 buys a convivial evening…

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New Books on the shelves- Cleopatra, Stephen Sondheim and More

December 23, 2010

Stacy Schiff’s new biography of Cleopatra and Stephen Sondheim on Stephen Sondheim Two…

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Bishop Norman Williams passes away December 8, 2010

December 11, 2010

Legendary alto player Bishop Norman William passes away, December 8, 2010 We’re saddened…

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Autobiography of Mark Twain

November 30, 2010

Autobiography of Mark Twain One of the really big books of the season.…

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Books for the holidays, and for the moment!

November 7, 2010

Books for the holidays, and for the moment! Patti Smith‘s new memoir about…

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Saturday, August 24th – 7:30-10pm
Hardly Strictly Family Band
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night 

June 6, 0019

$20 cover/sliding scale available. Featuring the renowned country blues singer, Uncle Joe “Lucky”…

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Thursday, March 5th – 5:30pm
A reading for
al-Mutanabbi Street

February 22, 0014
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Sunday, April 30th – 2:30 pm
Walker Brents III Talks the Talk, Walks the Walk
and watches the sky!

January 4, 0012

They come from beyond! What do you make of that? More to the…

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Friday, August 9th – LATE SHOW! – 9-11pm
Raffi Garabedian/Richard Sears Quartet

March 26, 0009

Raffi Garabedian, saxophone Richard Sears, piano Miles Wick, bass Tim Bulkley, drums Just…

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Monday, March 6th – 7-9 pm
A Reading for Al-Mutanabbi Street: Beau Beausoleil, Judith Ayn Bernhard, Neeli Cherkovski, Agneta Falk, Jack Hirschman, Michael Koch, Jessica Loos, Dorothy Payne, Kim Shuck, plus Steve Arnston, piano

December 31, 0002

“The only war is the war on the imagination” – Diane di Prima.…

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Available Now at Bird & Beckett

Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.

Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.

~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~

$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.

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