Beat Festival in Pensacola, Florida

There will be a Beat Festival, for National Poetry Month, in Pensacola,
Florida on April 3, 1999.

Here is some of the details:


Subterranean Books Place: 4113 Barrancas Avenue Pensacola 32507 Time: 11:00am till 9:00pm Date: April 3, 1999 Activities will include:

Beat cinema

Fried Shoes and Cooked Diamonds - 11:00am Chappaqua - 12pm Last Time I Committed Suicide - 1:30pm Pull My Daisy - 3:15pm Heart Beat - 3:45pm Beat Exploitation - 5:45pm Thee Films - 6:20pm Naked Lunch - 6:55pm


A marathon reading of beat writers to include: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Diane Diprima, Anne Waldman, and Gary Snyder. An open mike will be available starting at 5:00pm for local writers who wish to share their work that has been inspired by the Beats.


Jazz music, a major influence on the Beat writers, will be played in the store courtesy of Mike Lynch of the Pensacola Jazz Society.


Sponsored by the Back Door Poets. Call Paul Williams at (850) 457-4756 or Mike Racine ( for more details.

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