Beat Generation at ZKM – Opening last weekend in Karlsruhe, Germany – Beat Generation, the second stage of the Beat Generation exhibition that premiered in Paris earlier this year. This smaller, revised version (curated by Jean-Jacques Lebel, Philippe-Alain Michaud and Peter Weibel will be up until April 30, 2017. For more information on this unique and extraordinary presentation – see here.
Allen and Fidel Castro. In case you missed it – our August 2011 posting on Fidel’s 85th birthday (including an important focus on Prose Contribution To Cuban Revolution, Allen’s 1961 epistle/manifesto).
And one more piece of Beat over-view that may have been missed – from 1959 (sic), CBC (from the archive of Canada’s radio ), CBC’s “Assignment” reporters present “a dispatch on (the phenomenon of) the Beat Generation” .Note the rare-for-its-time positive spin, and the voice of Big Table magazine’s honcho, Irving Rosenthal.