FRIDAY, May 31, 2013, 4:30–7 PM:
Great HOWL! Stage Opening Celebration:
GROUP READING OF ALLEN GINSBERG’S HOWL
Enter through Southwest entrance Of Tompkins Square Park, Avenue A & E 7th Street, NYC
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.