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!
Refresh your browser
to catch a show in progress!
Visit our Facebook page or
YouTube channel!

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

Monday, September 12 – 7pm
VirtualPoets! Kim Shuck & Molly Fisk featured, with an open mic following

Kim Shuck

Fisk is luminous and loud, lucid and soft, driven and wandering.

Shuck takes no prisoners, but isn’t looking to take any anyway.

That’s the way it is in poetlandia…

Do zoom by.

Kim hosts a zoom reading on Bird & Beckett’s behalf twice a month, 2nd and 4th Thursdays.
The 2nd Thursday features two poets, typically, with an open mic following.
The 4th Thursday is all open mic, every time out.

As much fun as a body can have in front of a computer. It’s a fabulous community of poets that’s developed over the past couple of years. Do come!

Brett Benson tirelessly helps make it happen, in zoom terms. We’ll post the appropriate links before the appointed hour.


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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.

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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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