Thursday, 8/11 – 7-9 pm: The Bird & Beckett Book Club discusses The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, by Laurie King. Come one, come all — call us at the shop to reserve a copy of the book. 10% off to book club participants.
Oakland born Laurie King’s long-running series of mysteries centered on Sherlock Holmes associate Mary Russell has been embraced for years by Bird & Beckett patrons. This is the first book in the series which now runs to 13 books with her latest, The Murder of Mary Russell. No time like this August to get started on the books that have been widely hailed since this one was nominated for the Agatha Award. “King has stepped onto the sacred literary preserve of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, poached Holmes, and brilliantly brought him to life again,” said the Washington Post Book World. View a wonderful trailer for the book here.
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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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site