Posts Tagged ‘events’

Indian Cinema Beyond Bollywood – Day 2

Saturday, March 17th, at the Balboa Theatre… Bird & Beckett presents day 2 of  “Indian Cinema Beyond Bollywood: Contemporary and Classic Bengali Films from Tollywood” A Five-Days Festival of Films at the Balboa Theatre March 16-20  ♦view the full schedule at this link  Saturday, March 17th: 3:30 pm – Antaheen directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury…

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upcoming events

Coming up now at Bird & Beckett!  Jazz in the bookshop on Friday… and every Friday always 5:30 to 8:00 pm never a cover charge, but we always implore you to contribute what you can to help us pay the musicians, who deserve far more than they ever receive.  They give us so much; this…

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Poets Lyon, Mackey, Ormerod + Suffrage

Sunday, October 2nd – 1 pm From New York: Three Poets – One Hour Brant Lyon Mary Mackey & Jane Ormerod Three poets who love to perform, on tour! Jane Ormerod called us up and said she was coming to San Francisco, and could she bring some friends along for the ride, so how could…

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Macy Blackman + Panel on postcolonial literature

This coming Sunday… September 18th… two events A Panel Discussion of New Writing from India, Africa and the Caribbean Music by Macy Blackman and the Mighty Fines first up: literary panel at 2 pm! Speakers: Aaron Bady – Rohit Chopra – Gautam Premnath Academic specialists Rohit Chopra (Asst. Prof., Dept. of Communication, Santa Clara Univ.), Gautam Premnath…

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Laurie Barkin

Sunday, July 17th – 1:00 pm LaborFest Writers’ Group Each year, LaborFest hosts writers in a reading and workshop at Bird & Beckett.  Come to listen and, if you like, to participate. LaborFest is in its 18th year, and this year, in addition to commemorating the 1934 San Francisco general strike, it will commemorate and…

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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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