653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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But nothing beats being in the room
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POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, October 2nd – 7-9 pm
JB Frame and Dee Allen
followed by an open mic
Jerry Ferraz, m.c.

Two poets who matter.

It’s a bloody, inhuman mess out there, and it bears thinking about. And speaking.

JB Frame and Dee Allen read their work.

An open mic follows.

Jerry Ferraz hosts.

Self-portrait, J. B. Frame

In re: Jim Frame — Conceived by the Greatest Generation as an antidote to axis victory in WWII. Raised in Sonoma. Vietnam veteran (Medic). 3 years of college. Many jobs, including boho barista when it was cool. Ambulance driver. Muni veteran.

As for Dee Allen: African-Italian performance poet currently based in Oakland, California. Active on the creative writing & Spoken Word tips since the early 1990s. Author of 3 books [Boneyard, Unwritten Law and his newest, Stormwater] and 13 anthology appearances under his figurative belt so far [Poets 11: 2014, Feather Floating On The Water, the first 4 Revolutionary Poets Brigade books, Rise and the newest, Your Golden Sun Still Shines]. Dee is the real deal. He has always put his heart, and his body, where his mind is.


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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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