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!
Refresh your browser
to catch a show in progress!
Visit our Facebook page or
YouTube channel!

But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Monday, November 22 – 7pm
Poets!Zoom – All Open Mic!

Bring a poem to the zoom!
Kim Shuck, San Francisco’s 7th Poet Laureate, 2019-2021, MCs and keeps it real!

The New Jersey poet William Carlos Williams wrote,

It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there.

San Francisco’s first poet laureate, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, noted, “Poetry is news from the frontiers of consciousness. Poetry is what we would cry out upon awakening in a dark wood in the middle of the journey of our life. Poetry is white knights and mouths of desire. Poetry is the street talk of angels and devils.”

Bird and Beckett Online Open Mic

Mon Nov 22, 2021 7pm – 9pm Pacific Time


Thanks for your poetry!


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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.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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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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