A CELEBRATION OF HOUSEHOLDS: poetry and jazz

Please join us on Sunday, May 25 at 3pm for a special jazz and poetry session featuring poets Al Young, Bill Berkson, ruth weiss, David Meltzer, Alexandra Naughton, Cara Vida, A. D. Winans, Steven Gray, Julie Rogers, Sarah Page, Razor, Neeli Cherkovski, Sunnylyn Thibodeaux, Micah Ballard and Dave Brinks, with Loren Pickford on alto sax & flutes and Lucas Pickford on bass.

Poets Neeli Cherkovski, ruth weiss and Dave Brinks @ Caffe Trieste, North Beach, SF (Photo © Dennis Hearne, 2013)

Poets Neeli Cherkovski, ruth weiss and Dave Brinks @ Caffe Trieste, North Beach, SF (Photo © Dennis Hearne, 2013)

Two large blank canvases will be set-up for the poets and musicians to create a group collaboration of words & images commemorating this event.

We’ll also be celebrating poet Al Young’s 75th B’Day!

Poets, editors & publishers Steven Gray, Sarah Page and Dave Brinks will publish a one-shot magazine “A Celebration of Households” featuring dozens of works & collaborations by the poets and musicians at this event.

50 copies of “A Celebration of Households” magazine will be signed & numbered by the poets and musicians.

Guests attending this event will be able to pre-order a copy of the signed & numbered edition (as well as a copy of the unsigned edition) at a specially discounted price.


3:00—3:45pm POETRY SET
4:00—4:30pm JAZZ SET
4:45—5:30pm POETRY SET


Sunday May 25th 2014. 2:30 pm doors, 3 pm show.
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
FREE. Delicious complimentary food.

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