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Beat News

This week’s newspapers and blogs have been kind to the fans of the Beat Generation. Indeed, this past year has been kind, what with all the documentaries and movies going into production.

Here are some links we thought might be of interest to our readers:

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The Beat Hotel Exhibition

If you’re in or around London this coming month you’d be foolish to miss Proud Chelsea’s “The Beat Hotel” exhibition, which runs from 29th July to 29th August.

The Beat Hotel, of course, was the building at 9 Rue Git-le-Coeur in Paris. It’s called “the Beat Hotel” because during the mid-20th century it was temporary home to some of the most important names in Beat Generation history. Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso and Harold Norse all lived there, among others. Continue Reading…