Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 368
June 1, 2018
June 3 – this Sunday – is Allen’s birthday. To celebrate the Howl Happening Gallery in New York City has organized once again it’s now-annual event.  This year it features David Amram, Ed Sanders, Hettie Jones, Eileen Myles, Simon Pettet, and Peter Hale (manager of the Ginsberg Estate), amongst others. The event[…]
Celebrating Joanne Kyger
November 19, 2011
Today is the wonderful Joanne Kyger‘s birthday. We salute and we celebrate her. We draw your attention first to our last year’s posting (which included various photographs, and links to her 2007 reading at the University of California, Berkeley). Here’s another Kyger reading (from Columbia College, Chicago, the following year. Here is[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up 1
November 12, 2010
NEW JERSEY ‘S BARD Allen was always proud of – and rightly so – his New Jersey roots. This past weekend, several young poets from that State gathered together at The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community[…]
Peter Orlovsky Memorial – Wednesday September 22, 2010, St. Mark’s Church
September 16, 2010
Dated material: There will be a memorial reading for poet, Peter Orlovsky on Wednesday, September 22,  (2010) 8pm. St. Mark’s Church. 10th St at 2nd Ave, NYC. The event is free. Peter Orlovsky (July 8,1933-May 30, 2010) Poet, singer, farmer, yodeler, banjo-picker, Buddhist practitioner, Allen Ginsberg’s lifelong-companion, Kerouac’s Simon Darlovsky in Desolation[…]
Some More YouTube Gems
December 3, 2009
Our friend, poet Simon Pettet, has been scouring the web this last few weeks and tracked down some things we had no idea existed, others we’d forgotten. First off is “The Ballad of the Skeletons,” directed by Gus Van Sant, from 1996. This aired on MTVs buzz chart through the month of[…]
The Poetry Project/School of Visual Arts/NYU & Columbia University Present: Naked Lunch @ 50
September 24, 2009
Three New York locations this week celebrating the 50th anniversary of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch  Wednesday October 7- Saturday October 10 School of Visual Arts (SVA), in conjunction with Columbia University and New York University (NYU), are presenting a series of free events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of[…]