Image via the event’s Facebook invitation
Poet RA Araya invited me to read from Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, the book I’m coauthoring with esteemed biographer Paul Maher Jr. It’s going to be an AWESOME event! I’m so honored to have been invited to read as part of R’s birthday jam.
Get a load of this line up:::
RA’s Music Poetry Jam Celebration… FREE ADMISSION Sunday August 12th 5PM-9PM
Cabaret singer Marissa Mulder and pianist composer Mr Bill Sefiro
… Foamola to perform
Opera gospel singer Virdell Williams
Tango singer Steve
Poets Patricia Spears Jones, Sparrow, Puma Perl, Kate Levin, Sarah Sarai, birthday-oh-boy RA “R!” Araya and the German poetry of Hillary Keel
Stephanie Nikolopoulos will read, as the f-b-p band plays, from her upcoming co-authored biography about Jack Kerouac: Burning Furiously Beautiful
RA’s Flashbackpuppy band featuring bassist singer Jon Martinez and guitarist singer composer Peter Becket
With poet Mia Hansford via telephone
MORE PERFORMERS TO BE ADDED AND YET CONFIRMED
Plus invited performers from the audience
Free Admission, one drink minimum
It’s my b-day celebration… With artists friends at a nice hip restaurant bar with a stage in the back room, free admission with a one drink or coffee minimum… ’tis to be a sweet four hour event, come and go and come back for more on a Sunday that’s surely be filled with fine seasoned performers… Open-mic with band backing yer poetry or and music… Don’t bring a present, bring a poem 🙂 -R!
Seriously, seriously excited about reading while Flashbackpuppy plays and hearing all the other amazing poets and performers. This also will be my debut reading from Burning Furiously Beautiful.