Sunday, August 4th – 4:30pm
which way west?
Sunday concert series
Supercalifornigraphic songslinger Maurice Tani plays a variety of venues up to large rooms like Freight & Salvage in Berkeley and outdoor festivals, but once a year he stops in at the diminutive jewel in his hometown that is Bird & Beckett with his pal American bassist Mike Anderson. The room is tiny, the vibe is intimate and the interplay is engaging. $10-20 suggested contribution.
"It is in doubt and not in faith that the salvation of the world is to be found. Faith is a delusion and a snare: a pitfall, a prison. It intimidates the intellect. With fear of eternal damnation religion crushes intellectual activity; with hero worship it destroys individuality; with hopes for the beyond it prevents the growth of ideals for the present. It makes of us a race of intellectual cowards; it changes but little if any our daily conduct toward each other. But doubt sets us free."
-- Job Harriman, 1902
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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