Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 385
September 28, 2018
Next week in Vienna. The annual conference of the European Beat Studies Network, starting on Wednesday and concluding Saturday October 6th The program includes – on Friday:  Franca Bellarsi –  “Allen Ginsberg’s Ecopoetics: Oscillating between Sentience-in-Interdependence and Physically-Determined Embodiment” – on Saturday (on the “Transnational Beat” segment) – Antonín Zita – “Dismantling[…]
May Day (Kral Majales)
May 1, 2018
May Day. May Day. Revolution in the air. We welcome today this guest posting from Czech Beat scholar and Allen’s good friend, Josef Rauvolf The King of May Revisited When, on May the first, 1965, a thirty-nine-year-old Allen Ginsberg drove through the streets of Prague, observing the atmosphere in the crowded streets[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 333
September 15, 2017
Next week in Paris (September 20-22) sees the sixth Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network –  “The Transcultural Beat Generation”  is this year’s focus “(Collaboration. Publication, Translation)”.  The three days are broken down as follows: Wednesday, the 20th – “French Edition(s) and Beat Intellectual Life in Paris” – Thursday, the[…]
May 1st – (May Day – Kral Majales)
May 1, 2015
Check out past May Day postings on the Allen Ginsberg Project – here, here and here even, (last year’s) here A special May Day this year – (2015), it’s the 50th anniversary of  Allen’s fleeting elevation to  Kral Majales – King of May –   “And I am the King of May”  […]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 216
April 10, 2015
  Hal Willner‘s 60th anniversary celebrations in L.A.  for “Howl” this past week turned out to be a grand success.  From Tim Grierson‘s account of the evening, for Rolling Stone: “Nearly 60 years after its first public reading in October 1955, a concert was held in downtown Los Angeles to honor “Howl”,[…]
Kral Majales
April 30, 2010
Allen’s Czech translator, Josef Rauvolf, happened to locate this one for us. We’ve seen bits of footage from that day, but none with some of the actual sound as you get here. Allen comes on as[…]
Allen Ginsberg – Prague’s King of May
February 4, 2010
Allen’s Czech translator, Josef Rauvolf, happened to locate this one for us. We’ve seen bits of footage from that day, but none with some of the actual sound as you get here. Allen comes on as May[…]