Eddie Woods, Amsterdam legend, remembers Allen in an extended interview on Dutch television (Kieurnet Television) – vid from back in 1997 – (nice to hear shout-outs to Simon Vinkenoog, Ira Cohen – and Benn Posset!)
This coming Sunday (July 8) in Los Angeles at Beyond Baroque – “Kerouac on Record”, “part conversation, part reading, part happening”, in celebration of Simon Warner’s recent book, probing the connection between Kerouac and music. Music producer, contributor, and critic, Pat Thomas will be the host. Beat scholars/rock scholars/poetry scholars, Larry Beckett Jonah Raskin Michael Goldberg and Marc Zegans will be the guests. Beyond Baroque is this year celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
Speaking of Kerouac, check out Audrey Lent’s piece in the current Beatdom – “After Me The Deluge – Considering Kerouac’s Final Statement ”
This coming Sunday (July 8th) will be the anniversary of the birth of Peter Orlovsky (Allen’s long-time partner). He would have been 85. Thinking of you, Peter.