Posts Tagged ‘community’

Support the BBCLP

Your support is what makes it work! The community that’s grown up around Bird & Beckett has been a delight to be part of.  Glen Park has been hugely supportive of the bookshop and our programs.  As individuals, you’ve helped by buying books, of course– and also by coming to the shows and underwriting the…

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Jazz in the bookshop / patchen

Friday, November 4 – double date! jazz in the bookshop + the jazz of poetry: a Kenneth Patchen Moment Seabop rides the waves and then, Jonathan Clark reads from the poems of Kenneth Patchen while Don Prell lays down a bass line Every week, the neighborhood gathers for a long running jazz party we’ve hosted…

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Bird & Beckett Book Club

Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 7 pm Book Club 1st Thursday of each month all welcome! Falconer, by John Cheever, will be the book discussed this week. Next up:  Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom This group has been meeting monthly since long before there was a Bird & Beckett!  Formed when our predecessor “Glen Park Books” was first established…

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Vaganova Today + Allan Jacobs

Two Book Events This Weekend Sunday, October 9th, 1:00 pm Vaganova Today: The Preservation of a Pedagogical Tradition Agrippina Vaganova (1879-1951) is revered as the visionary who first codified the Russian system of classical ballet training. The Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, founded on impeccable technique and centuries of tradition, has a reputation for elite…

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George Peacock Benefit

                                            At First Christian Church at the corner of Duboce and Noe (adjacent to Duboce Park) Saturday, October 8th, 6:30 to 9:30 pm String Thing! A Benefit to Celebrate the Elegant Universe of George…

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Ten Years That Shook the City

Sunday, July 10th, 2:00 pm TEN YEARS THAT SHOOK THE CITY: SAN FRANCISCO, 1968-1978 A reading by editor Chris Carlsson and contributors Pam Peirce, Andrew Lam and Mary Jean Robertson Though the starting and ending dates of this anthology may be mere signposts in a much more extended, impossible to define continuum, the period of…

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