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

    Friday Nov 13 | 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.


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

    Thursday Nov 12 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Nov 3 | 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.


  4. 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. ...


  5. 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".


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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 ...


  8. 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," ...


  9. 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.


  10. "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 ...


  11. 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 ...


  12. 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 ...


  13. Communal Celebration of Howl: A Service Of Semi-Religious SignificanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    Join hosts W. Joe Hoppe and Brett Reeves in celebrating the 60th anniversary of Allen Ginsberg 's pivotal poem, presented as a crowd-sourced performance and featuring people from all over Austin.


  14. Jay Meehan: "HOWL" at 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Park Record

    ... "On the Road" and "The Dharma Bums" shared "stash" with William Burroughs' "Naked Lunch" and Allen Ginsberg's "HOWL." That's the poem that changed everything and the one whose 60th anniversary of its first public reading will be celebrated this ...


  15. Celebrating 60th anniversary of poem | VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Examiner

    Megan Casey, Fakie Wilde and Cameron Hindrum will read at the 60th anniversary reading of the poem Howl by Allen Ginsberg. Picture: NEIL RICHARDSON The 60th anniversary of the inaugural reading of Allen Ginsberg's Howl will be celebrated both nationally and internationally as a driving force of the beat generation.


  16. Did The Doors turn you on to The Beats?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 |

    ... Six reading which burst The Beats into the national consciousness and the resulting obscenity trial over Ginsberg's "Howl", their influence (the hippies were the realization of the alternative lifestyles explored by The Beats), a look at Burroughs ...


  17. Utah writer finds the breath to channel 'Howl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Every five years, Utah writer Alex Caldiero has been breathing his way through Allen Ginsberg's iconic 60-year-old "Howl," one of a handful of poems that have changed the world. "I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked," is the way the work that might be considered a gateway drug to the field of poetry famously begins.


  18. Arnott's Art Happenings for Oct. 5-11Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | New Haven Independent

    ... ago this week at San Francisco's Six Gallery, an historic gathering that marking the first public airing of Ginsberg's "Howl." The usual Get to the Point array of storytelling and such will happen at 8 p.m., with the Six Gallery tribute starting a ...


  19. at the Galleries: Renowned Beat poet Allen Ginsberg's striking photos at MsvuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... characters. Ginsberg got his first camera, a second-hand one, when he was 27, two years before his landmark reading of Howl in 1955. From 1953 to 1963, he made numerous portraits of himself (sometimes naked) and his friends, including the beat ...


  20. Banned Books Week: Wild Works That Shaped Our Rights and MindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... it . Similar bans continue to take place today in many localities. Notorious books that have been banned include Howl by Allen Ginsberg, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, and Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. To this day, not every agrees on what is ...