Friday, May 31, 2013

Reminders: HOWL! Festival 2013 kicks off this afternoon in Tompkins Square Park

The annual Howl! Festival takes place this weekend...

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.

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