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Thursday, May 24, 2012

May 28: Coney Island's On Our MInd: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Jack Cooper Dreaming of Coney Island
Hmmm...Those Nathan's Franks

Join us for a celebration of the writings of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, this Memorial Day, Monday May 28th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Yippie Cafe & Museum, 9 Bleecker Street (Just West of Bowery), New York, NY 10012.  Poets Wear Prada Production Editor JACK COOPER will be among the readers honoring Ferlinghetti with poems by the celebrated poet and some of their own.  The event is hosted by Gordon Gilbert. $3 Suggested Donation. RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/events/246679128765087/

A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: Poems by Lawrence Felinghetti
A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND
Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

By Subway: Take B, D, F, M to Broadway/Lafayette, 6 to Bleecker Street, or  F or V to 2nd Avenue. 

Celebrants

Bernard Block  
Tom Oleszczuk   
Kim Kalesti   
Jessica Femiani  
Barbara Ann Branca  
Jack Cooper  
Richard West  
Bob Quatrone  
Patricia Brody  
Thad Rutkowski  
Dorothy Friedman  
Linda Lerner  
Evie Ivy  
Steve Bluestone  
Robert Agnoli  
David Elsasser  
Orion 0.62


About Our Host:  

Gordon Gilbert (Photo: Thomas Good / NLN)

Gordon Gilbert, a long-term resident of the West Village, is a writer of short stories, poetry and monologues, currently writing, directing and producing a work-in-progress, "Monologues from the Old Folks Home." He has only been exploring the NYC spoken word scene since 2008. And of course, he is working on the great American novel, a life-long project to which he returns every few years.

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