Friends of Jack Kerouac

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Localtopia 2022

Localtopia 2022

Upcoming vendor market alert. We will have a table in the Literary Corner of Localtopia 2022 on Saturday February 12th from 10am-5pm in Williams Park.

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Kerouac In Azul

Kerouac In Azul

Our second year curating a Dia de los Muertos themed event in honor of the passing of Jack Kerouac on Oct 21st, 1969 was a big success!

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Article in NE Journal

Article in NE Journal

Thank you to the Northeast Journal and Angie Conner for the article about our charity organization's recent events. Found on page 34 of the 2021 December/November issue.

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Dia de los Vagabundos

Dia de los Vagabundos

October 23, 8:00-9:00 PM: Virtual broadcast of Dia de los Vagabundos. This program honors the anniversary of Kerouac’s passing with a poetry “ofrenda” to our literary ancestors, with performances recorded at The Studio at 620 and Flamingo Bar.

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Kerouac Book Club – Satori in Paris

Kerouac Book Club – Satori in Paris

October 18, 7:30-8:30 PM: In concert with Wordier Than Thou’s Wordplay Festival (October 15-18), the Friends will launch their Kerouac Book Club with a discussion of Satori in Paris, a novella recounting Kerouac’s trip to Paris and Brittany to explore his family’s history.

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