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October 30, 2010

The Spirit of the Female Beats

“Women of the Beat weren’t afraid to get dirty. They were compassionate, careless,charismatic, marching to a different drummer, out of step. Muses who birthed a poetryso raw and new and full of power that it changed the world. Writers whose words weavespells, whose stories bind, whose vision blinds. Artists for whom curing the disease of artkills.” – Women of the Beat Generation (Brenda Knight, 1998)

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April 4, 2010

Kerouac Symposium

On the 10th and 11th of April, in Orlando, Florida, the Kerouac House is hosting a “Symposium on Jack Kerouac in Florida.”

David Amram, Joyce Johnson and Mellon Tytell make up a panel to discuss their relationships with Kerouac.

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