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Beat Poetry & Jazz Tuesday Nights | Top of the Mark
Every Tuesday Through April 26th.
Submitted by the Event Organizer
In celebration of the birth of the Beat Generation in San Francisco, the InterContinental Mark Hopkins has partnered with the Beat Museum to bring legendary poets to riff alongside local jazz musicians for a weekly series at the Top of the Mark.
Enjoy themed cocktails and bites alongside a poetry and jazz session from 6:30-8:30 pm, every Tuesday night in April.
Celebrating the Beats: Poetry & Jazz
Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2016 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Top of the Mark, 999 California Street, SF
While there is no cover charge or drink minimum, we do recommend that you treat yourself to a cocktail or snack as you’re perched on a barstool taking in the view and listening to great music and poetry. Or make sure you make room for people who are purchasing food or drinks.
- Tuesday, April 5
World-Beat Jazz, Rap, Fusion ensemble COPUS (Creation of Peace Under Stars) with poet Royal Kent, composer/pianist Wendy Loomis, flutist Monica Williams, bassist Patrick Mahon, and drummer Greg McRay.
- Tuesday, April 12
The wordWind Chorus features voice, poetry, and saxophone by q.r. hand, jr, Lewis Jordan, and Brian Auerbach.
- Tuesday, April 19
Jazz poet, painter, and playwright Charles Curtis Blackwell and poet Vincent Kobelt perform with the All Star Revue
- Tuesday, April 26
Poet, performer, and playwright Genny Lim joins composer and pianist Jon Jang
Performers subject to change.
Steeped in history, the iconic Top of the Mark was named by the legendary Herb Caen who also coined the term ‘beatnik’ making it the perfect venue for the series. With custom-created cocktails and bites, comfortable stage seating, fantastic views, and the sounds of iconic poets riffing to jazz beats, guests will enjoy a unique experience at the legendary Top of the Mark lounge.
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
*No reservations and no cover charge; seating is available on a first come first serve basis. They probably expect you to buy a drink or two.
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