Things start around 4:30 with a group reading of Howl ... from the Howl! website:
Led and Orchestrated by poet Bob Holman, the Festival opens with a Greek Chorus of voices reading their own work that culminates with the signature reading of Howl. Opening musical act Tyler Burba singing Ginsberg songs ... Featured poets: Hettie Jones, David Henderson, Jennifer Blowdryer, Lydia Lunch, Bob Rosenthal, Eliot Katz... and assorted wordsmiths from the Bowery Poetry Club, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, the Poetry Project, and A Gathering of the Tribes, including: Edwin Torres, Robert Galinsky, Nikhil Melnechuk, Sarah Murphy, Rangi McNeil, Ted Dodson, Aria Boutet, Nancy Mercado, Chavisa Woods, Whitney *Witness* Greenaway, and McPhErson and more poets T.B.A.
Look for Art Around the Park tomorrow and Sunday.
Find the full weekend schedule here.
Photos by Bobby Williams.