Peter Orlovsky Memorial: Wednesday September 22, 8pm. St. Mark’s Church, 2nd Ave & East 10th St., New York City


There will be a memorial Reading for poet, Peter Orlovsky on Wednesday, September 22, 8pm. St. Mark’s Church. 10th St at 2nd Ave, NYC. The event is free.

Peter Orlovsky (July 8,1933-May 30, 2010) Poet, singer, farmer, yodeler, banjo-picker, Buddhist practitioner, Allen Ginsberg’s lifelong-companion, Kerouac’s Simon Darlovsky in Desolation Angels & George in The Dharma Bums, the generous & wonderfully whimsical Peter Orlovsky, was an unforgettable & hugely colorful presence in the East Village, and in and around the Poetry Project.

Please join us in a night of music, video, song and poetry, as some of his closest friends pay tribute to him including: Chuck Lief – Philip Glass – Ed Sanders – Steven Taylor – Hal Willner – Janine Pommy Vega – Andy Clausen – Patti Smith – Ambrose Bye – Miriam Sanders – Anne Waldman – Gordon Ball – Rosebud Pettet – Simon Pettet – Juanita Lieberman – Bill Morgan – Anselm Berrigan – Bob Rosenthal – Beverly Isis – John Godfrey – and others TBA

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