Thursday, September 16, 2010

Peter Orlovsky Memorial: Wednesday September 22, 8pm. St. Mark's Church, 2nd Ave & East 10th St., New York City

There will be a memorial Reading for poet, Peter Orlovsky on Wednesday, September 22, 8pm. St. Mark's Church. 10th St at 2nd Ave, NYC. The event is free.

Peter Orlovsky (July 8,1933-May 30, 2010) Poet, singer, farmer, yodeler, banjo-picker, Buddhist practitioner, Allen Ginsberg's lifelong-companion, Kerouac's Simon Darlovsky in Desolation Angels & George in The Dharma Bums, the generous & wonderfully whimsical Peter Orlovsky, was an unforgettable & hugely colorful presence in the East Village, and in and around the Poetry Project.

Please join us in a night of music, video, song and poetry, as some of his closest friends pay tribute to him including: Chuck Lief - Philip Glass - Ed Sanders - Steven Taylor - Hal Willner - Janine Pommy Vega - Andy Clausen - Patti Smith - Ambrose Bye - Miriam Sanders - Anne Waldman - Gordon Ball - Rosebud Pettet - Simon Pettet - Juanita Lieberman - Bill Morgan - Anselm Berrigan - Bob Rosenthal - Beverly Isis - John Godfrey - and others TBA

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