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Thursday, February 3–7pm
Jessica Loos & Marina Lazzara
hosted by Jerry Ferraz & Michael Koch
+ open mic

Bohemian North Beach meets Bohemian Mission District

Poets Jessica Loos and Marina Lazzara, key figures in overlapping poetry communities, read their work.

An open mic follows.

Jerry Ferraz and Michael Koch co-host Bird & Beckett’s monthly first-Thursday poetry readings.

Jessica Loos is a poet and performer who lives in San Francisco. She organizes the poetry for North Beach First Friday Artwalk, North Beach festival, and events at Specs.  Jessica is also a  member of The Living Theatre, and a collage artist.

Marina Lazzara is a poet, small press publisher and musician born & raised in Easton, PA with an MA in Poetics from New College of California, paying the bills as a California native plant gardener and studying Western Herbalism on the side. She’s been published in Processed World, Big Bridge, Fence, Amerarcana and The Brooklyn Rail and has been touring and recording with several San Francisco bands since 1998.

Video of the reading here.

$20 cash cover charge; proof of vax, masks. Reservations (held until showtime only), call 415-586-3733. Audience capacity 20. Doors open at 7:20 for the 7:30 show.

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