Thursday, February 21 – 7:00-9:00 pm
On Their Shoulders We Stand:
Artists Pay Homage to Their Mentors
A Benefit for the
Native American Health Center SF Youth Services Program

On Their Shoulders We Stand
San Francisco poets & musicians pay homage
to those who laid the groundwork for their art

This benefit, organized annually by the poet, musician, scholar and activist Avotcja, will feature some of the Bay Area’s best and most crucial voices.

Proceeds will go to the Youth Services program of the Native American Health Center S.F.

Participants will include:
KIM SHUCK (Poet Laureate S.F.)
MAURISA THOMPSON (Poet/Educator)
DAN BRADY (Poet/Educator)
KAYLAH MARIN & DEIDRE WASHINGTON (Music & Poetry)
BILL VARTNAW (Poet Laureate Emeritus Sonoma)
LESLIE SIMON (Poet/Educator CCSF)
RICHARD SANDERELL (Poet)
Members of the THE TROUBLE MAKERS UNION
WENDY LOOMIS and ROYAL KENT of COPUS (Music & Poetry)

AVOTCJA (Poet/Musician)

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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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.

https://www.independentmusiciansalliance.org/

Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site