Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 356
March 9, 2018
Beyond Beat, the five-day Los Angeles Beat  convention continues. Among the highlights tonight, a group reading of “Howl” (also a performance of Gregory Corso’s “Bomb”, and a poetry reading by Neeli Cherkovski and Paul Vangelisti). Tomorrow (Saturday) will include a “Punk and Beat” panel  (with V. Vale, Jerry Casale, and S.A.Griffin), a[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 302
February 10, 2017
The legendary Joan Anderson letter is back in the news again. “The seminal piece of literature of the Beat Generation”, Neal Cassady’s epic letter to Jack Kerouac, which, for almost sixty years, was thought[…]
Neal Cassady’s Birthday
February 8, 2017
Neal Cassady‘s birthday today and that means the (8th) annual Neal Cassady Birthday Bash, held at the Mercury Cafe (in the upstairs ballroom)  in Denver. Performers and readers at the 2017 Bash will include Denver author of Chicano noir fiction, Manuel Ramos, poets Ed Ward and Jennifer Dunbar Dorn, Zack Kopp (author[…]