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  1. First Earth Day CelebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Free Dictionary

    ... ; Nobel prize-winning Harvard Biochemist, George Wald ; U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Hugh Scott ; and poet, Allen Ginsberg. Photos, video, and other previously unpublished information are available to the public at EarthWeek1970.org. Mobilizing 200 ...

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  2. Hear Bob Dylan Back Allen Ginsberg on Lost 1982 TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | RollingStone

    Hear a previously unreleased Allen Ginsberg track featuring Bob Dylan, coming out as part of a new collection of the poet's songs. In February of 1982, Allen Ginsberg arrived in Los Angeles and called up his friend Bob Dylan .

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  3. Jonas Mekas in person for Walden screeningRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Art Daily

    ... the forefront of the American avantgarde and alternative cinema, working alongside friends like Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsberg, Kenneth Anger, and influencing subsequent generations of filmmakers and artists. Walden was Mekas' first diary film, ...

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  4. Crowds Howl at 60th Anniversary Event in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The city of Berkeley proclaimed March 18, 2016, "Allen Ginsberg's 'HOWL' Day," in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the first complete reading of Ginsberg's groundbreaking poem at Berkeley's Town Hall Theater on that date in 1956. The Town Hall Theater occupied the south wing of the old Berkeley Bowl, at the intersection of Stuart & Shattuck, in the space currently held by Sconehenge Bakery & Cafe.

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  5. Paris exhibition of Velvet Underground extravaganzaRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... into six sections. It starts by looking at the emergence of American counter-culture, profiling figures like Allen Ginsberg - one of the leading figures of the Beat Generation - and their rebellion against consumerist post-war America. Then come ...

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  6. Paris exhibition of Velvet Underground extravaganzaRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... into six sections. It starts by looking at the emergence of American counter-culture, profiling figures like Allen Ginsberg - one of the leading figures of the Beat Generation - and their rebellion against consumerist post-war America. Then come ...

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  7. San Francisco's Human Be-In Launches 'Summer of Love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Free Dictionary

    ... hipsters, who also combined a search for intuitive spontaneity with a rejection of "middle-class morality ". Allen Ginsberg personified the transition between the beat and hippie generations. The Human Be-In took its name from a chance remark by the ...

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  8. An archival interview with blind street performer and composer Moondog Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... Lenny Bruce and Tiny Tim and appears in Conrad Brooks' artsy movie Chappaqua alongside William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg. On their first record in 1968, Big Brother and the Holding Company covered his "All Is Loneliness." The last few years have ...

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  9. Canadian kills British man after getting high on hallucinogenic teaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | India.com

    ... a psychedelic high. Ayahuasca gained popularity in 1963 after Beat Generation authors William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg described taking it in their novel 'The Yage Letters'. Following it, people from across the globe flocked to Iquitos to taste ...

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  10. The Pieper at the Gates of PragueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Prague has a long history of inspiring visiting writers. The list includes novelists and poets as diverse as George Eliot, Pablo Neruda and Allen Ginsberg.

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  11. Our Lives With (and Without) Chantal AkermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Forward

    ... was not unfamiliar with the avant-garde; she'd made "Pull My Daisy" with Robert Frank, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, and she now gently explained to the little girl from Brussels, "Listen, you can't make movies that way. You can't just tell ...

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  12. Shock Jock Who Wants to Be Trump's Top Medical Researcher Once Told a Caller to "Get AIDS and Die"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Mother Jones

    ... to study medicinal herbs and soak up "ethnic wisdom." (Along the way, he is said to have skinny dipped with Allen Ginsberg in Fiji.) He published dozens of books on herbs, plants, and health under his real name, Michael Weiner. As I discovered when ...

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

    Oct 7, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... speaking in London's Hyde Park on legalizing pot. For many college 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 ...

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  14. Dennis Persica: I wish I would have gone to the Maple Street Bookshop more, now that it is closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... pondering. I would usually walk out with books of modern philosophy I would never plow through, poetry by Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder, the psychological musings of Alan Watts and R.D. Laing, and fiction by Hermann Hesse and Robert Coover. I may ...

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  15. Rad American Women A-ZRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Truthdig

    ... In 1957, City Lights founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti was put on trial for obscenity for publishing and selling Allen Ginsberg's iconoclastic "Howl and Other Poems." The landmark ruling in the poet's favor not only ensured the future of City Lights but ...

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

    Oct 1, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, 5 Turner Terrace , is part of the Ginsberg exhibit at the MSVU Art Gallery. Fortunately, Ginsberg took thousands of black and white pictures, and 116 of them are at the MSVU Art Gallery, from snapshots of his celebrity beat generation friends like Jack Kerouac to a photo of the first car he and his lifelong friend and lover Peter Orlovsky bought, nicknamed The Hearse.

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  17. It is now clear that the hippies won the culture warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... were white and middle-class, owed a lot to the Beat Generation. In the Fifties the writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg promoted an alternative lifestyle outside the middle-class "rat race." Like the Beats, hippies smoked marijuana, grew beards, ...

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  18. Why the Left Keeps Sticking Up for PedophilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    ... supposedly progressive movement. The North American Man-Boy Love Association (NAMBLA) had early support from Allen Ginsberg . In the UK, the Pedophile Information Exchange (PIE) sought acceptance on the Left by affiliating itself with the National ...

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  19. Amy Newman's 'Howl': An Homage to the Genius of Allen GinsbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Genius breeds copycats, along with armies of critics armed to the teeth with words intended to slay literary reputations. No twentieth-century American poet of genius bred more imitators than Allen Ginsberg, except perhaps his friend and fellow Beat poet, Jack Kerouac, both of whom began their careers by imitating the elders in the tribe.

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  20. The Word is Beat: Jazz, Poetry and the Beat GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Beat phenomenon." (Lauridsen & Dalgaard: 115: 1990). Thirdly, there are the Six Gallery poets. They include Allen Ginsberg, Kenneth Rexroth, Philip Lamantia, Michael McClure, Gary Snyder and Philip Whalen. They are called so because they read their ...

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