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BEATITUDE – THE BEAT FESTIVAL DAY 2 of 3
November 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free Admision for everyone all three days
Donations are appreciated; anyone making a donation will be invited to our private after party on the last night of the festival
11:30 – Live concert: Rebekkah Palov of Carrier Band, celebrated experimental sound and image artist, The Planes (s) Extended. new sound state, live and YouTube, a tete-a-tete with prepared sound files performed via Rebekkah’s custom software instrument.
3:00 – Teri McLuhan, award-winning maker of film documentary and dramas and non-fiction writer (Touch the Earth), screening her The Frontier Gandhi: Badshah Khan: A Torch for Peace (2009). Discussion with the artist to follow.
7:30 – Andrei Codrescu, poet, essayist, novelist, editor of Exquisite Corpse: A Journal of Books & Ideas, film-maker and National Public Radio commentator. He will talk about his friendships with Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Joanne Kyger, Gary Snyder, and the New York School.
Conversation encouraged by Codrescu with artists who are children of famous fathers; Dick Blau, son of Herbert Blau, co-founder of the Actor’s Workshop, San Francisco, and the Lincoln Center Repertory Theater; Peer Bode, son of Harold Bode, the inventor of the sound synthesizer; Teri McLuhan, daughter of Dr. Marshall McLuhan, media theorist, philosopher, literary critic, educator, writer (The Medium Is the Massage), and Anthony Bannon, son of Dr. Robert Bannon, visual scientist and inventor, Dartmouth Eye Institute and Department of Visual Science, American Optical Company.