Peter Orlovsky Memorial Reading


Poet, singer, farmer, yodeler, banjo-picker, Buddhist-practitioner, Allen Ginsberg’s lifelong-companion, Kerouac’s Simon Darlovsky in Desolation Angels & George in The Dharma Bums, the generous & wonderfully whimsical Peter Orlovsky, (July 8, 1933 – May 30, 2010), was an unforgettable & hugely colorful presence in the East Village, and in and around the Poetry Project. Please join us in a night of music, video, song and poetry, as some of his closest friends pay tribute to him including: Chuck Lief, Philip Glass, Ed Sanders, Steven Taylor, Hal Willner, Janine Pommy Vega, Andy Clausen, Patti Smith, Anne Waldman, Gordon Ball, Rosebud Pettet, Simon Pettet,  Bill Morgan, Anselm Berrigan, and John Godfrey.

This event will take place in the Sanctuary. Admission is FREE.