Top of the Mark: Poetry & Jazz Series

This March and April, The Beat Museum proudly presents Poetry & Jazz at the Top of the Mark!

March 3 6:30-8:30
San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía, The Voice of the Mission performs with jazz accompaniment
March 10 6:30-8:30
Jazz Poet, Painter & Playwright Charles Curtis Blackwell & Poet Vincent Kobelt perform with The All-Star Revue from their new CD release, Catch the First Thing Smokin’ and other works
March 17 6:30-8:30
San Francisco Poetry Through the Generations w/ San Francisco poets: A.D.Winans, Neeli Cherkovski, William Taylor Jr. & Cassandra Dallett
March 24 6:30-8:30
Poetry & Jazz featuring poets & musicians from The Word Party series & the Nova Jazz Band, including Jennifer Barone (poet & host), Daniel Heffez on saxophone
March 31 6:30-8:30
COPUS, spoken word/world-beat ensemble featuring SF poet Royal Kent, composer Wendy Loomis, flautist Monica Williams, bassist Patrick Mahon, drummer Greg McRay, and percussionist Omar Clark Taylor.
April 7 6:30-8:30
Michelle Tea presents RADAR: An Evening of Edgy Literary Performance from San Francisco’s Underground
April 14 6:30-8:30
the wordWind chorus performs with q.r. hand jr. (poetry, voice), lewis jordan (saxophone, poetry, voice) & brian auerbach (poetry, voice)
April 21 6:30-8:30
From San Francisco to Europe & Back: former San Francisco Poet Laureate, painter & translator, Jack Hirschman performs w/ Swedish-born San Francisco poet, Agneta Falk & special guest, George Long on saxophone
April 28 6:30-8:30
ruth weiss “Beat Generation goddess” (Herb Caen) & ALL THAT JAZZ w/ Doug O’Connor (Acoustic Bass), Rent Romus (Saxophone), & Hal Davis (Percussion)