Posts Tagged: Alley Cat Books

Notable San Francisco: 12/14–12/20

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Wednesday 12/14: McSweeney’s presents Emily Carr (Whosoever Has Let a Minotaur Enter Them, or a Sonnet). Free, 7 p.m., Alley Cat Books. Michael Chabon reads from his new book, Moonglow. Free, 7 p.m., Diesel, A Bookstore. Thursday 12/15: Poet and “political researcher” Peter Dale Scott reads. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Green Arcade.

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Notable San Francisco: 12/7–12/13

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Notable San Francisco grieves for the tragic loss of life in Oakland with the burning of Ghost Ship. Making art is a dangerous pastime, but it shouldn’t be life threatening because artists are forced by city gentrification to live on the urban fringe. We honor those lost in our hearts as we keep artistic community alive […]

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Notable San Francisco: 12/30–1/5

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Wednesday 12/30: The Berkeley Poetry Slam presents The Third Annual Anarchy Slam with performance poet Mighty Mike McGee, a former National Poetry Slam Grand Champion, who has performed with Tons of Fun University, The Whirlwind Company, Electric Whale Revival, and Junkyard Ghost Revival. $7-$10 sliding scale. Workshop: 6:30 p.m. Sign-up: 7:30 p.m. Show: 8:15 p.m. Starry […]

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Notable SF: 1/13–1/19

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Monday 1/13: New York City’s Boog City Goes West 2014 featuring readings from Amy Berkowitz, Brandon Brown, Donna de la Perrière, Ivy Johnson, David Kirschenbaum, Joseph Lease, and Jill Stengel. Free, 6 p.m. at Alley Cat Gallery. Tuesday 1/14: The Booksmith hosts a launch party for Motherland, the latest novel from Maria Hummel. Free, 7:30 p.m. […]

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Notable SF: 1/6–1/12

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Monday 1/6: Quiet Lightning kicks off off its fifth year with a dinner ($3-5) and Junkdrawer spinning records from 6-7:30, when the readings will start. $7-10 (nobody turned away for lack of funds), Public Works (161 Erie St). Tuesday 1/7: Peninsula Arts & Letters Presents Amy Tan, author of the recent The Valley of Amazement, […]

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Book Release Party for Writing That Risks

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When our extremely cool party with A Strange Object this Thursday ends, you can mosey over to “the book release party for Writing That Risks—an international anthology with a Left Coast sensibility.” Held at San Francisco’s Alley Cat Books, the party will feature readings of rule-bending fiction and poetry by contributors to the Red Bridge Press […]

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Small Press Love Fest

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If you’re in the Bay Area and want to show some love for indie writers, come to the Small Press Love Fest at Alley Cat Books tomorrow! Twelve writers from San Francisco, Oakland, and New York will be reading short excerpts of their work (including Rumpus intern Lauren O’Neal). It starts at 4:00—get the rest of […]

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