BF: Allen, when you got out of that plane, being kicked out of Prague, you wrote (“Kral Majales”)… Did you know you were going to write a poem before you got to London?
AG: No.. I always carry a notebook with me. Like, I’ve got one now, just … Read More
From the author’s web-site: “Bop Apocalypse is largely the story of the evolution of jazz and its relationship to the Beats: the first time that drug use coalesced with music and literature, becoming a central element in the creation of an avant-garde American voice and underground cultural sensibility.”.
The book, (an outgrowth of a chapter in an earlier book of Torgoff’s, and very much its compliment, Can’t Find My Way Home), “features vivid portraits of … Read More
Too easy to mock the advertising copy. So, let’s go ahead and mock the advertising copy – “For Men and Women” (well, at least no Beat sexism there!) – “Enriched with black pepper and elemi and infused with sacred woods and resins that act as the scents for temples … Read More
Produced by The Adaptations Project on Sept 29 – Oct 9, 2011 at New York’s 4th Street Theatre.
Directed by Kim Weild and Performed by Donnie Mather. This multimedia memory play is a collision of Poetry, Video, Music, & Theatre. The production marks the 50th Anniversary of the poem’s publication.
Tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or 1-800-838-3006.
General Admission $18
Following select performances, stay for an intimate post-show discussion on Kaddish, Ginsberg, and The Adaptations Project along with several special guests.