The 7th Annual Howl! Festival, the East Village Festival of the Arts, will begin Friday night, September 10th, 5 to 7 PM, with the festival’s traditional reading of the iconic Allen Ginsberg poem, “Howl.” Taking place on the South Stage, (Avenue A and 7th Street), the reading will feature an amalgam of the East Village’s finest poets, including featured poets John Giorno and Anne Waldman w/ Ambrose Bye. The reading will be led by poet Bob Holman, proprietor of The Bowery Poetry Club, founding member of Howl! Festival and East Village luminary.
Each poet will do a short reading of their original work, followed by a group reading of “Howl.” Poets scheduled to appear include: Betsy Andrews, Jennifer Blowdryer, Ana Bozicevic, Guillermo Castro, Steve Dalachinsky, Thomas Fucaloro, Greg Fuchs, Daniel Gallant, Alan Gilbert, Amy King, Mariposa, Douglas A. Martin, Angelo Nikolopoulos, Amy Ouzoonian, Meghann Plunkett, Jon Sands, Susan Scutti, Jean Ann Verlee, Michael Warr, Chavisa Woods, Advocate of Wordz, Ra Ara ya. Host and MC Bob Holman.
For further information, please visit www.howlfestival.com
|Anne Waldman photo by Greg Fuchs|
|Ambrose Bye photo by Nathaniel Siegel|