Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!
New Books on the shelves- Cleopatra, Stephen Sondheim and More
Stacy Schiff’s new biography of Cleopatra and Stephen Sondheim on Stephen Sondheim
Two terrific books on the shelf in the bookshop (and orderable through our online store): Stacy Schiff’s biography of the Egyptian Queen, Cleopatra: A Life has received raves in the press (see the New York Times review here) and from bookshop patrons as well. As for Finishing the Hat, Steven Sondheim’s “Collected Lyrics with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes”, it’s bound to give any fan hours of pleasure… Both come highly recommended!
"I don’t think the printed book is going to disappear any time soon. The codex (the bound book) is a wonderful container for information: simple, portable, inexpensive. Flip through the pages. No scrolling. No crashes. And the book, at its best, aspires to and attains the state of art."
-- Les Ferriss
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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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