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



Stewart Florsheim and
Tom Centolella read their work

Sunday, June 5th, 2:30 pm

Two practiced and well published writers at the top of their game.

To get a fuller picture of these two poets, read the write-up on our “Events” page (click here or on the link on our navigation bar above).  Stewart’s newest book is A Split Second of Light (Blue Light Press, 2011).  And to experience their poetry in real time and real space, bring your ears and your intellects to Bird & Beckett, and enjoy a literary Sunday afternoon.


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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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