Anniversary of Allen Ginsberg’s birth tomorrow. Anne Waldman and guests will be celebrating it at the Fox Theatre in Boulder
Meanwhile in NYC (from 3-9) at the Howl Happening Gallery (also celebrating the upcoming re-release of the Ginsberg-Blake Songs of Innocence and Experience on CD) – Ed Sanders, Steven Taylor, Ernie Brooks & Bear 54 and readings by Bob Rosenthal, Bob Holman, Hettie Jones, David Henderson, Basil King, & other surprise guests.
Speaking of Anne Waldman, how about this? – the Anne Waldman comic! – “the story of Anne Waldman in her own words” –
& speaking of Anne and Naropa – upcoming – soon – the 2017 Naropa Summer Writing Program
Beat Studies – the latest issue (volume 5) of The Journal of Beat Studies from the Beat Studies Association is just out, dedicated to Beat scholar Ann Charters. It includes the republication of her comprehensive Jack Kerouac bibliography, as well as an extraordinary letter (never before published) to her husband, Sam chronicling the two days she spent with Kerouac gathering together materials and compiling said bibliography.
Maria Mulas’ show opened in Milan yesterday at the Palazzo Morando (it’ll be up till the 6th of September) – Allen, in 1982, with Lawrence Ferlinghetti and his old friend, Andrei Voznesensky, gleefully mugging for the camera. We love this shot.