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  1. Jazz fest: Critic's picks for July 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    APRIL 07: Musician Lucinda Williams performs onstage during The David Lynch Foundation's DLF Live Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Allen Ginsberg's "HOWL" with Music, Words, and Funny People at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Lucinda Williams, the Mavericks and Justin Townes Earle .

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  2. PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... Lights) - Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti will forever be linked as the respective writer and publisher of Howl , and this irresistible collection of their correspondence shows the depth of their friendship and working relationship. The ...

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  3. Frameline39 Casts a Wide Lens on the LGBTQ ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KQED

    ... own health, the resurfacing of sublimated religious beliefs) but James Franco (terrific as a young Allen Ginsberg in Howl five short years ago) is painfully inept at making us believe, let alone care about, Glatze's anguish. You'll also find ...

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  4. At 96, Poet And Beat Publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti Isn't Done YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WGBH

    ... Ferlinghetti was a young bookstore owner in 1956 when he first published Allen Ginsberg's iconic Beat-era poem, "Howl." It was a sexually explicit critique of American materialism, and its publication landed Ferlinghetti and an associate in hot ...

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  5. Why Allen Ginsberg Matters: The Essential GinsbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Switched

    In 1997, the last year of his life, poet Allen Ginsberg fretted that the first amendment battles won over his iconic epic Howl, would now face a reversal. Howl had been read on Pacifica radio, and censors now wanted to confine those readings till late night, lest innocent ears be compromised.

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  6. Hydrogen JukeboxRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | LA Weekly

    A chance meeting of composer Philip Glass and Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the poetry section of St. Mark's Bookstore in Manhattan in the late 1980s led the duo to collaborate on this unusual opera. The piece is titled after a line from Ginsberg's most famous poem, "Howl," where he wrote about "listening to the crack of doom on the hydrogen jukebox."

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  7. Happy 2015 RIP Birthday to the Legendary Allen GinsbergRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Aquarius Papers

    ... as well as opposed to predatory capitalism and the sexually repressed American culture. His most famous work was "Howl," which landed him in legal hot water and was a turning point in how homosexuality was viewed by the American public. I had the ...

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  8. Long Beach Opera bringing a Hydrogen Jukeboxa to San Pedroa s CraftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    A renovated 1944 naval warehouse will be the setting for a road trip through America's counter-culture revolution, driven by music from composer Philip Glass and the words of beat poet Allen Ginsberg. The Long Beach Opera “Hydrogen Jukebox” looks at the sexual revolution, drugs, the anti-war movement and other social issues from the 1950s through the late '80s with 15 songs based on Ginsberg's poetry, including excerpts from “Howl.” The title of the opera was taken from a line in the poet's iconic poem.

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  9. James Franco Plays Gay In 'Wild Horses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    ... ude playing Sal Mineo, considered the first major Hollywood actor to come out gay, in Sal , beat poet Allen Ginsberg in Howl and Scott Smith, Harvey Milk's lover, in Milk .

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  10. Long Beach Opera makes warehouse sing with Philip Glass' 'Hydrogen Jukebox'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Wave

    ... were just singers, in generalized garb. There is also a spoken role: The Poet. The poems, including excerpts from "Howl" and "Wichita Vortex Sutra," are hippie-dippy, anti-establishment, angry, ecstatic, whacked-out, anti-war. There's an ode to ...

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  11. Teacher Fired for Reading Ginsberg PoemBy David FreedlanderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    ... convention in Chicago would erupt in riots. Ginsberg had already been put on trial for obscenity in 1957 for his poem "Howl," which with its casual depiction of gay sex and drug use, and lines like "The asshole is holy," was considered far outside ...

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  12. New Beginnings at Keats HouseRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Art Daily

    ... event which marked the arrival of the counterculture in England: the day 7000 people filled the Albert Hall for poetry. HOWL is an imaginative ride through Allen Ginsberg's prophetic masterpiece that rocked a generation and was heard around the ...

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  13. HBO's LGBT History: Common ThreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... of American sexuality, a commitment he's intent on pursuing even as he and Friedman move into narrative features (as Howl and Lovelace attest). If you want to read a more in-depth talk about Oscar & LGBT docs, I cannot recommend this conversation ...

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  14. The Magical Universe of William S. Burroughs by Matthew Levi StevensRead the original story

    May 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... an early mentor to the blossoming Beat Generation of writers these two spearheaded with books like On the Road and Howl . Despite the breadth of selections in The Adding Machine, this reporter was unaware of Burroughs commitment to sabotaging ...

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  15. The Magical Universe of William S. Burroughs by Matthew Levi StevensRead the original story

    May 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... an early mentor to the blossoming Beat Generation of writers these two spearheaded with books like On the Road and Howl . Despite the breadth of selections in The Adding Machine, this reporter was unaware of Burroughs commitment to sabotaging ...

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  16. John MulaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... performs onstage during The David Lynch Foundation's DLF Live Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Allen Ginsberg's "HOWL" with Music, Words, and Funny People at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin ...

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  17. 'The Singing Posters': hear them howlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    ... " For those who know, however, the text gradually reveals itself as a variation on Allen Ginsberg's seminal poem "Howl," unfolding across and down the wall, with each poster containing just one of the epic poem's long, digressive lines, spelled out ...

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  18. Macy Gray lost out on role in 'Empire'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Philly.com

    Singer Macy Gray missed out on a starring role in hit TV series Empire because TV bosses didn't approve of her character. Singer Macy Gray performs onstage during The David Lynch Foundation's DLF Live Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Allen Ginsberg's "HOWL" with Music, Words, and Funny People at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

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  19. Interview: Groupon's Founder Is Trying to Reinvent the Audio City TourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Skift

    ... the individual user because you have the freedom to spontaneously explore on your own also. Allen Ginsberg's landmark Howl poem was first read in public in what was once a small bar on Grant Avenue, which to this day is a popular street for locals. ...

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  20. Parting Glances: Sing Out! Gay Poetry MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Pridesource.com

    ... "When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd." Walt's vision touches heart, to hand, to head with Allen Ginsberg's "Howl." Drumming to our modern tempo times. A Beat Generation big bender, dude! And Audre Lorde, black warrior poet. Sharpening cancer ...

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