Kerouac Fest 2013: Go!Go!Go!


The purpose of Kerouac Fest 2013 is to educate, entertain, and enlighten the public. Whether you're familiar with Kerouac's writing or just have a passing notion of what the Beat Generation is, you'll find something to appreciate at Kerouac Fest.

Produced by Tanyia Johnson of Make.Play.Speak and poet Stephen Gros, Kerouac Fest will include a rich lineup of performances, readings, panel discussions and in depth analysis of the Beat Generation. Scheduled for the day include:

  • Youth poetry performance
  • Biographical Timeline of Kerouac: infographics and highlights
  • Kerouac panel discussion
  • Live poetry showcase
  • Poetry buskers and twitter aggregate poem
  • Selected readings from On the Road
  • Live jazz performances


The complete schedule for the event is as follows:

3:00 pm -  Reception with DJ Black Slacks

3:40 pm - MetaFour performances

4:00 pm - Panel discussion

4:45 pm - Cory Wilson Trio 

5:00 pm - Reading 1

5:15pm - Cory Wilson Trio performs

6:00 pm -  Reading by Tracy Lyall

6:15 pm - Reading by Dean Liscum

6:30 pm - Poetry by BGK

6:45 pm - Reading by Gerald Cedillo

7:00 pm - Poetry by Chris Wise

7:15 pm - Reading by Stephen Gros

7:30 pm - Poetry by Salvador Macias

7:45 pm - Poetry by Marie Brown

8:00 pm - Poetry by Seth Walker

8:30 pm - DJ Black Slacks

9:00pm - Free Radicals


Sponsored by:

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Location: Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
2402 Munger St.
Houston , TX 77023

Date: March 9, 2013, 3 p.m. - March 9, 2013, 10 p.m.