BEAT & BEYOND How To Make A Happening
June 7, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE Howl! Happening, 6 East 1st Street
12 PM: All The Notes
A screening of Chris Felver‘s renowned documentary on Cecil Taylor. Introduced by David Henderson.
Tell Me What You Know
A series of freeform discussions, panels and remembrances from across the beat landscape.
2 PM: David Henderson, Margaret Randall, Chris Felver, Ann Charters, Jerome Rothenberg
3 PM: Hettie Jones, Steve Cannon, Michael McClure, Amy Evans McClure
5 PM: Straight Around Allen
Bob Rosenthal, author of the recently republished Cleaning Up New York, was Allen Ginsberg’s secretary for 20 years, until Allen’s death in 1997. Rosenthal will read from the memoir he is writing about those days.
6 PM: How to Make a Happening
Using the 1956 recording of How to Make a Happening by Alan Kaprow as a jumping off point, a band of merry pranksters engage the audience in an exploration of the spontaneous and experimental antics of performance for which Howl! Happening is named.
7.30 PM: Bear 54 Playing the Songbook of Arthur Russell
With Ernie Brooks, Joyce Bowden, Walter Baker, Michael Evans and Peter Zummo.