This coming Wednesday, next Wednesday, October 18th, at The Beat Museum, “Huncke and Louis” – A Film Screening with Laki Vazakas, a rare chance to see Vazakas’ tender and intimate documentary on the legendary Herbert Huncke and his longtime friend and companion Louis Cartwright. Tate Swindell will be on hand, joining Laki in a discussion of the film, after the event, and meditating on Huncke’s remarkable life and work.
Kerouac Celebrations last weekend in Lowell – David Amram – ““Jack told me once, ‘I want people to feel like I’m speaking to them. His words are like the paintings in the Lascaux caves – timeless.” – see here for Chris Bergeron’s review
Speaking of Kerouac, don’t miss Ted Byrne’s interview with Jean-Christophe Cloutier in the current Capilano Review. More on the Kerouac French Connection – here
Lenny Bruce’s birthday today. Lenny Bruce is also “timeless”.
& sad news – learning the news (last week) of the death of Whitman-scholar, gay activist. and Boston poet, Charley Shively,