If you’re anywhere near New York next weekend, you should be thinking about going to the Beat & Beyond Festival. From Friday, June 3rd to Wednesday 6th the Howl! Happening Gallery is hosting a “Six-Day Celebration Honoring the Poets, Musicians, Bookstores, and Significant Individuals Whose Voices and Energy Transformed America Forever.” The line-up for this series of events is an impressive who’s who of Beat knowledge, including two Beatdom Books authors – Eliot Katz and John Tytell.
Here are some of the others who will be in attendance, according to the website:
The Last Poets
June 3rd would have been Allen Ginsberg’s 90th birthday, and it will be celebrated in style. Here are some of the planned events for each of the days. Click the links for more details from the Howl Arts website:
Friday, June 3rd: Happy Birthday, Allen!
Wednesday, June 8th: A Gathering