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  1. Washington Square ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 |

    ... Burroughs' Naked Lunch and Allen Ginsberg gave poetry readings here, and he references the park in his best-known poem, Howl . Throughout the 1960s, the park was ground zero for folk and Hippie movements. Legend has it that musicians like Bob Dylan, ...


  2. 7 Things That Are Everything This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Advocate

    ... the most celebrated and infamous poets of the 20th century. Known internationally for generation-defining works like "Howl" and "A Supermarket in California," the gay Beat Generation writer is being revisited in Wait Till I'm Dead. This new ...


  3. Art that speaks of S.F.'s pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | SFGate

    ... Six Gallery, Valledor first showed his work at the space at age 19 in 1955 - the same year that Allen Ginsberg read "Howl" there for the first time publicly, to Jack Kerouac 's shouts of "Go, go, go!" Valledor later moved to New York City and became ...


  4. 'Carol' gives queer characters love and hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Washington Blade

    ... opts to stay together with Therese. Four years before Allen Ginsberg wrote in his historic, openly queer poem "Howl," of those "who let themselves be fucked in the ass by saintly motorcyclists, and screamed with joy," Highsmith penned a novel where ...


  5. Lois Weisberg, 'den mother of the arts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... for money. She was lauded in the New Yorker and has a credit on the liner notes of Allen Ginsberg's 1959 recording of "Howl." Oh, and Lois Weisberg had a hand in creating many of the cultural institutions that make the city of Chicago such a vibrant ...


  6. From Attic to ArchiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    On October 7, 1955, Allen Ginsberg read " Howl " publicly for the first time and blew the lid off post-World War II American poetry. Sharing the bill with Ginsberg that night at the 6 Gallery in San Francisco were Gary Snyder , Michael McClure , Philip Whalen , and Philip Lamantia .


  7. Playster officially launches subscription service covering books, music, movies, and gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | TeleRead

    ... million songs from a variety of artists, (Pitbull, The Glitch Mob) and TV Shows and Movies (Dave Grohl's "Sound City," "Howl" starring James Franco and Jon Hamm) . Playster has been in beta for a while, as it lined up deals with various content ...


  8. Berkeley, A Look Back: 75 years ago, city clearing way for Civic Center ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... the famed "Berkeley Bowl" grocery market, and even Allen Ginsberg, who delivered the first complete, public reading of "Howl" there in 1956. There was a cynical threat made at the meeting to appeal the designation to the City Council, so we'll have ...


  9. Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass' Hydrogen Jukebox Opens Tonight at Noah Liff Opera CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Nashville Opera Presents Hydrogen Jukebox When : Nov. 13-15 Where : Noah Liff Opera Center It's easy to forget just how shocking poet Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" was to the audiences that first encountered it in the mid-1950s. The poem, an anguished outcry against the soul-destroying conformism of the time, is positively brimming with explicit language and homoerotic imagery.


  10. Nashville Opera ventures into the radioactive realm of Allen Ginsberg ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    It's easy to forget just how shocking poet Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" was to the audiences that first encountered it in the mid-1950s. The poem, an anguished outcry against the soul-destroying conformism of the time, is positively brimming with explicit language and homoerotic imagery.


  11. Listen to James Franco Read Kurt Vonnegut's 'Slaughterhouse-Five'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    He recently adapted two William Faulkner novels, As I Lay Dying and The Sound and the Fury , and is currently in post-production on an adaptation of John Steinbeck's In Dubious Battle . He has also played Allen Ginsberg in circa-1950s San Francisco as he worked on his epic poem Howl.


  12. A Weekly Fix Like No OtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Outlook

    ... against the Vietnam policy of their governments and almost toppled them. In America, an angry Allen Ginsberg wrote Howl! and asked the US to go fuck itself with its atom bomb. John Lennon and Yoko Ono switched over from music to anti-war activism. ...


  13. Doors history Michael McClure, Iggy Pop, and the Buick IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 |

    October 20, 1932 - The beat poet Michael McClure is born. McClure who was one of the poets that read at the 6 Gallery reading which brought The Beats to national prominence with Allen Ginsberg's performance of "Howl".


  14. Speech Is Not Free celebrates the liberating gift of poetry.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Monterey County Weekly

    ... the library celebrates words with Speech Is Not Free, the 60th anniversary of the publication of Allen Ginsberg's poem Howl . Friday's events comprise dinner, readings from the library's literary journal Ping-Pong , a group reading of Howl , poetry ...


  15. BWW Review: AMRAM & CO. Authenticates at Cornelia Street CaféRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 |

    ... of contemporary American culture, as it was birthed in the great literary womb of the "best minds of my generation" so Howl' ed the people's Beat laureate Allen Ginsberg, Amram played with the old souls who he once hung out beside in the dog days of ...


  16. Pulitzer Prize-Winning Beat Poet Gary Snyder to Head an Evening of Poetry at Campbell HallRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... poets. He participated in the storied Six Gallery reading, when Beat contemporary Allen Ginsberg first read his poem "Howl," and Jack Kerouac based The Dharma Bums character Japhy Ryder on Snyder. Described as "the Thoreau of the Beat Generation," ...


  17. Crowded by Beauty: A Biography of Philip WhalenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    Identified as a member of both the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Poetry Renaissance of the mid-1950s, Philip Whalen wrote poems and two novels marked by a sensibility that was his alone. A close friend of both Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac when Howl and On the Road were rocking the nation, Whalen in contrast purveyed a sunny, unhurried poise in his writing even while delving into his own darker corners.


  18. "Howl" Howls AfreshRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | New Haven Independent

    ... from synchronized choreography to wild movement as stage-Ginsberg picked up a microphone, and began reciting the poem "Howl" himself, a tightened belt hanging from his left arm. This was creativity, in all of its drug-induced glory, just as it was ...


  19. For National Poetry Day, a list of films derived from poemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... non-conformist ideas. In 2010, actor James Franco starred as Ginsberg and documents the writer's career once the poem "Howl" made waves in the U.S. Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl" was the inspiration for the film of the same name that documented the ...


  20. Yale Cabaret inspired by Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl'Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... students of the 1970s, reading poetry by Allen Ginsberg and other "Beat Generation" writers was a rite of passage. "Howl," a poem written in 1955 and published as part of his 1956 collection, "Howl and Other Poems," is best remembered "as an ...