May First Friday-THE BEATS

THE BEATS 2ARTIFACTS AND ARCHIVES: THE BEATS
The Third of four First Fridays dedicated to the
exploration of San Francisco’s
Unique Artistic Heritage

THE BEAT MOVEMENT:
THE UNFETTERING OF PERSONAL EXPRESSION
IN THE 1950’s

THIS FIRST FRIDAY,MAY 6TH WE WILL EXPLORE THE BEAT TRADITION IN NORTH BEACH, SAN FRANCISCO.WE WILL START BACK IN THE LATE 1940’S WITH THE ORIGINAL FOUR “BEAT” ARTIST OF THE HIPSTER/BEAT ERA: Neal Cassady,Jack Kerouac,William Burroughs and of course Allen Ginsberg.
WE WILL BE SHOWING THE PBS SPECIAL ON NEAL CASSADY 5:45 pm to 7:00 pm.OUR PROGRAM WILL INCLUDE A LIVE GALLERY READING OF
“HOWL” WITH BOTH INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP PARTICIPATION.
DANNY MAC WILL READ FROM “THE TIME OF THIER LIVES” AND DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF “The Place” WHICH IS THE BAR WHERE GINSBERG READ “HOWL” EACH NIGHT TO HIS FELLOW POETS AS HE WAS WRITING IT (THAT IS LOCATED DIRECTLY NEXT DOOR TO MACCHIARINI CREATIVE DESIGN STUDIO/GALLERY).
WE WILL ALSO HAVE LIVE POETRY READINGS BY:

GERRY NICOSIA
Kush
Gail Mitchell
and
surprise guest Poets

AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST,A DISCUSSION OF NORTH BEACH AND IT’S SIGNIFICANCE TO THE BEAT MOVEMENT WITH RENOWNED STORYTELLER/HISTORIAN & TOUR GUIDE RORY O’CONNOR.
TO CLOSE THE EVENING WE WILL BE PLAYING AN AUDIO RECORDING OF ALLEN GINSBERG READING “HOWL”.

THE BEATS 6

Program to be held at
Macchiarini Creative Design
1544 Grant Ave
BETWEEN UNION AND FILBERT
5PM – 9PM +

COME ONE, COME ALL

ENJOY THE GREAT ART, THE PROGRAM

AND SHARE A GLASS OF WINE WITH US

REMEMBER TO HELP SUPPORT THE PETER MACCHIARINI ARCHIVE FUND

BY
BUYING A RAFFLE TICKET
FOR
A CHANCE TO WIN A GENUINE
PETER MACCHIARINI
LITHO OR SMALL SCULTURE

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