653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Eminent Authors

Thursday, June 23, 7:00 pm

Eminent Authors’ Birthdays Open Reading

A monthly conclave of literature devotees

Each month, we gather to read aloud from the works of authors we admire– or suspect we might admire.  The organizing conceit is that the author should be born in the month at hand… June in this case…

Check with us at the store if you’d like suggestions as to who’s a candidate for this month (we keep a list of birthdays)…

This month, the celebrated writers might include talents as diverse as Nikki Giovanni and William Butler Yeats, plus Dorothy Sayers, Allen Ginsberg, Federico Garcia Lorca, Djuna Barnes, Aleksandr Pushkin (Blanche has him covered, we’d bet), etc., etc., etc.

Do come!


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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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The Independent Musicians Alliance

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

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