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Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Monday, August 27, 2012

100 Thousand Poets for Change San Francisco


Saturday, September 29, 2012. 100,00 Thousand Poets For Change presents the Fifth Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival (Day One). Saturday’s theme is “Beat Spirituality.” Featured presenters to include Joan Gelfand, Marcy Moonstar with Maria Medina, Mark Eckert, David James Randolph, Leah Lubin, Andrew Mayer, Tom Mariani, Gor Yaswen, Margo van Veen, Abby Lynn Bogolmy, Jim Miller, Philip Hackett, Riki Chen, Gaetana Caldwell-Smith, Monica Zones, and others to be named. MC: David Madgalene. 3-5 pm. The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway (at Columbus), San Francisco, CA. Free and open to the public. http://100tpc.org and http://hoodoodog.blogspot.com. madgalen@sonic.net.

Sunday, September 30, 2012. Thousand Poets For Change presents the Fifth Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival (Day Two). Sunday’s theme is “Psychedelic Sunday.” Featured presenters to include Clive Matson, Kirk Lumpkin with bassist Mark Wieder of the Word-Music Continuum, Jym Marks, Erica Goss, Geoffrey Todd Lake, the Beat Temple, Ava Bird, the George Orwell Experience, La Honda Films, Peter Sherburn-Zimmer, C. Theodore Walker, Tom Devine, Vic Lovell, Gaetana Caldwell-Smith, D. Jayne McPherson, Mark Eckert, Bruce Damer (Timothy Leary Archives) and others. MC:Terry Adams. 1-6 pm. The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway (at Columbus), San Francisco, CA. Free and open to the public. http://100tpc.org and http://hoodoodog.blogspot.com. madgalen@sonic.net.

Poets, musicians and artists in 650 cities in 115 countries around the world are planning individual events to take place simultaneously on and about September 29th in a celebration of poetry, art and music to promote social, environmental, and political change.

Along with championing World Peace and Environmental Sustainablity, the Fifth Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival will spotlight twotime-honored, although often neglected and/or overlooked harbingers of change, namely, Spirituality and Psychedelics. At the very heart of the Beat experience is the Way, the Path and the Road of Beat Spirituality. There could have been no Beat experience as it was known without its heartfelt and desperate Spiritual Quest. Join us Saturday as we celebrate Beat Spirituality! On Sunday, augmenting our superstar poets, we will feature multimedia performances with a psychedelic theme or influence--mind-expanding music, sounds, and lights! Join us Sunday as we celebrate Psychedelia! And join us for Poetry, on both Saturday and Sunday, that aspires to catalyze and manifest a better world for the common good of all God’s children!

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