Category Archives: Kerouac

American Joyride: 100 Lines for the Kerouac Centenary

Follow this link HERE for an amazing video homage to Jack Kerouac by Tom Knoff and Kurt Hemmer, marking the centenary of Kerouac’s birth in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 12, 1922.

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CFP Journal of Beat Studies – Kerouac Centenary

The Journal of Beat Studies volume 10 will be a special issue focusing on Jack Kerouac in honor of his centenary.  The coeditors of this issue, Ronna Johnson and Tim Hunt, inv Continue reading

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Kerouac Live! adds US film premiere

This month’s UK show celebrating the Beat writer’s centenary is now delighted to include American Joyride, a new and unseen short capturing the spirit of his art in words and images https://simonwarner.substack.com/p/kerouac-lives-adds-us-film-premiere

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Kerouac Centenary Film – Interview with Filmmakers

Tom Knoff and Kurt Hemmer in conversation with Simon Warner about their new short film: https://simonwarner.substack.com/p/riding-high-kerouac-centenary-film

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Kerouac and Beat Generation Exhibition in Japan

Some information on the upcoming exhibition from organizer Matt Theado: Discover America and the Beat GenerationJack Kerouac Types ON THE ROADThe genealogy of a counterculture through publications The exhibition opens at BB Plaza Museum of Art in Kobe on July … Continue reading

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Review of Gerald Nicosia’s New Book

Read Matthew McLaughlin’s great review of Beat Scrapbook, accompanied by some magical photos contributed by Nicosia himself- here.

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Kerouac Scroll in Japan

Jack Kerouac’s One the Road scroll is going to Japan in May 2020! See the flyer here: Scroll Exhibition flier

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