653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

Due to the current intensity of the pandemic
we are now open six days a week
Tuesdays to Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.
Browsing is now limited to one to two patrons at a time.
Orders are gratefully accepted by email, phone or in person,
and pickup at the door is encouraged; delivery is also possible.

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Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!


Live streamed events this week
on Wednesday, Friday & Saturday:
11/25: Walker Brents III
on the Radical Politics of William Blake;
11/27: Tony Johnson’s
230 Jones Street Irregulars
11/28: New Squatoolas

Mark your calendar now for:

Walker Brents’ talk on the radical politics of Romantic Era poet, artist and visionary William Blake on Wednesday, 11/25

–Tony Johnson’s 230 Jones Street Irregulars, w/Noel Jewkes, Jeffrey Burr and Eric Markowitz, play jazz from swing to bop on Friday, 11/27

— The New Squatoolas play New Orleans jazz & funk on Saturday, 11/28

And do make note that the fantastic, classically trained, world traveled vocalist Kalil Wilson is booked for two dates in December.  The first is December 4th in a duo with Javier Santiago on piano and the second is December 12th in the company of the Genius Wesley trio. 

Not to be missed!

Plus the rural blues powerhouse trio HowellDevine is on the horizon with a December 10th booking and baritone saxophonist Danny Bittker will bring in a quartet on December 19th

~ ~Watch our website for details ~~ Live streamed on our YouTube channel and our Facebook page ~~ 7:30 pm~~

~~Please donate generously during the streams or by pledge. That’s how we gather the funds to pay the artists!~~

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.

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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