Friday Weekly Round-Up – 210

Allen Ginsberg – Allen Ginsberg Nude Self-Portrait, Portland, Seattle, 1991 – Photograph  via the University of Toronto Collection, Gift of the Larry and Cookie Rossy Family Foundation, 2014

Opening last week (Feb 20) and up till early April (April 5), it’s the University of Toronto’s Ginsberg photo show, “We Are Continually Exposed to the Flashbulb of Death  – The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg (1953-1996) curated by Barbara Fischer and John Shoesmith -currently at the Presentation House Gallery in Vancouver<

“Essential viewing” – Burroughs: The Movie moves from the New York Film Festival to the Glasgow Film Festival.  Read Rob Dickie’s review (for Sound on Sight) here

Kerouac news – coming soon (March 7 and 8) – the annual Lowell Celebrates Kerouac celebrations

Still time (March 26 is the closing date) to help support The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso. The Kickstarter page regarding the book can be found here

More on Annalisa Mari Pegrum’s  bilingual anthology of Beat women, Beat Attitude – Antologia de mujeres poetas de la generación beathere

Selfies” – since we lead off this week with one of Allen’s “pre-selfie-selfies”, here‘s some others

Here’s a very different vision of Allen – San Francisco Assemblage artist, Bruce Conner‘s classic work of 1960 – wood, fabric, wax, tin-can, glass, feathers, metal, string and spray paint, “Portrait of Allen Ginsberg” – Recognize him?

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  1. Thank you very much for sharing the information on the female beat poetry anthology that has just come out, I am very impressed that you have already shared it because it has only just come out this week! Thanks again and congratulations on your excellent blog.

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