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Sunday, February 9th,
two extremes of beauty!
rock n’ roll plus a string quartet!
1 pm – The Optimals
4:30 pm – The Temescal Quartet

the optimalsAt 1:00 pm, some neighborhood youths will strap on guitars & all the rest for a set of rock ‘n’ roll —

They’re The Optimals & they’re ready to take on the world…

violinsAt 4:30, we’ll bring it right down to the sweet spot where The Temescal String Quartet will set the bookshop atmosphere vibrating with classic repertoire.  The Temescal Quartet comprises violinists Barbara Riccardi and Katherine Button, viola player Jonna Hervig and cellist Victoria Ehrlich — all members of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra.

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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