Sunday, March 1st – 1pm
Community Music Center
Year of the Rat Celebration
The opening set will include a gamut of music from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
The second set will feature a jazz ensemble led by pianist Randy Craig, featuring, among others, reed player Ken Rosen and bassist Richard Saunders.
One of San Francisco’s most crucial cultural institutions, CMC has been providing low and no-cost lessons to San Francisco residents for 100 years.
"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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