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Re: The Burroughs Century / Centennial / WSB@100 / Etc

Post by davee_mac » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:17 pm

Kevin wrote:Beat Scene magazine (a printed journal) will be publishing a Burroughs special issue late January, 2014, given over entirely to him.
http://www.beatscene.net
this is fantastic news!!

I always keep an eye out for copies in the Cornerhouse, Manchester bookshop. There are a few nice pieces on Burroughs in this current issue! :)

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Post by RealityStudio » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:26 pm

The Lawrence Arts Center and the William S. Burroughs Estate are sponsoring an exhibit in Lawrence, KS, in honor of WSB's centenary. Here's the blurb:
To commemorate the 100th birthday of William S. Burroughs, the Lawrence Arts Center will present an exhibition of his art and collections titled “Creative Observer” from January 17 thru March 2. The exhibition will include works from many periods of his life and include collaborative works with such artists as Brion Gysin, Robert Rauschenberg, Kurt Cobain, Keith Haring, and George Condo, among others. There will be gallery talks, films, and performances connected to this exhibit. Burroughs live in Lawrence, KS from 1981 until his death at 83 in 1997.
For more info, see the Lawrence Arts Center website:

http://lawrenceartscenter.org/william-s ... -observer/
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Post by Jim Pennington » Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:15 am

This Tuesday, Universal Magnetic, Ujima Radio www.ujimaradio.com will be doing a feature on 100yrs of WS Burroughs. The show will be broadcast 9-11pm GMT, and available for listen back on www.mixcloud.com/universalmagnetic
To interact with the show, instagram @u_magnetic, and twitter @u_magnetic
The feature will be played in the second hour of the show.


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Post by RealityStudio » Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:27 pm

For those in New York or the vicinity, keep your eyes peeled for information about events upcoming in April 2014.

There's a conference on April 25 at CUNY including Barry Miles, Oliver Harris, Jan Herman, Jed Birmingham and others:

http://centerforthehumanities.org/confe ... conference

And there are performances during the whole month which you can read about here:

http://wsb100.org
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Post by terminalpictures » Fri Mar 14, 2014 1:17 pm

Also tomorrow night in SF at Other Cinema:

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... I've emerged from the crypt with... gasp... shock horror... a complete NOVA EXPRESS.

Strap yourself in for the full three hour experience April 5th at Anthology Film Archives:

http://anthologyfilmarchives.org/film_s ... ries/42471

WSB100: WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS ON FILM
April 3 – April 6

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Post by RealityStudio » Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:03 pm

Goings on in New York:

- April 3-6 screenings at Anthology Film Archive
(curated by James Ilgenfritz & Anthology Film Archive)

- April 8-20 performances at The Stone (curated by John Zorn)

- April 21-27: Special events at Incubator Arts Project, Issue Project
Room, New York Public Library, and the Poetry Project, plus a series
of academic panels at CUNY Grad Center (curated by James Ilgenfritz
and Alex Wermer-Colan)


Please help to sponsor these artists by contributing to the WSB@100 Indiegogo campaign:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/wsb100


April 3-6 @ Anthology Film Archive

- Thurs, April 3
7:30 Taking Tiger Mountain (81 min)
- Fri, April 4
7:30 Haxan (76 min)
- Sat, April 5
5:45 Words of Advice (74 min)
7:30 Nova Express (3 hours)
- Sun, April 6
4:00 Shorts
6:00 Audio Verite
8:30 Haxan (76 min)

WSB@100 @ The Stone:

- Tuesday 4/8
8 pm: David Scanlon Solo
10 pm: KILLER BOB
- Wednesday 4/9
8 pm: Kenny Wollesen
10 pm: Ariana Reines
- Thursday 4/10
8 pm: James Ilgenfritz / Nick Hallett / Ryan Jewell / Richard Kamerman
10 pm: Anthony Coleman
- Friday 4/11 Friday
8 pm: Raha Raissnia (film, projections) performs live visuals to John
Zorn's Burroughs tribute INTERZONE.
10 pm: Trevor Dunn's PROOFReaders Trio play music from Naked Lunch and
other Ornette melodies.
- Saturday 4/12
10 pm: Charles Bernstein and Bruce Andrews--a B=U=R=R=O=U=G=H=S tribute
- Sunday 4/13 Sunday
8 pm: Jalal Toufic
10 pm: Andrew Lampert & Title TK
- Tuesday 4/15
8 pm: Object Collection
10 pm: Kenneth Goldsmith (readings)
- Wednesday 4/16
8 pm: VOMIT FIST with guest Todd Colby
10 pm: JG Thirlwell and Sarah Lipstate
- Thursday 4/17
8 & 10 pm Thurston Moore (guitar)
- Friday 4/18
8 pm: Billy Martin--the exploding junky
10 pm: Eyvind Kang: Hieroglyphic Silence
- Saturday 4/19
8 pm: John Zorn and Bill Laswell Duo
10 pm: Bill Laswell--THE ROAD TO THE WESTERN LANDS
- Sunday 4/20 8 &10 pm
Hal Willner (tapes) Bill Frisell (guitar) Eyvind Kang (viola) Lenny
Pickett (sax)

Full lineup for the week of April 21-27:

- Monday April 21: Issue Project Room
Elliott Sharp / Steve Buscemi duo

- Tuesday April 22: Incubator Arts Project
Lydia Lunch / Quintan Ana Wikswo at Incubator

- Wednesday April 23: Reading Marathon at Poetry Project
(featuring Anne Waldman, Penny Arcade, Jack Womack, John Ventimiglia,
Bob Holman, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Regina Weinreich, Iron Dog, JG
Thirlwell, Lydia Lunch, Elliott Sharp, Oliver Harris, Quintan Ana
Wikswo, Mike Pride, Sam Mickens, Adam Tobin, Shelley Hirsch, Simon
Pettet, Steve Dalachinsky, James Ilgenfritz, DJ Ray Velasquez, and I'm
still adding a few others)

- Thursday April 24 8pm: Incubator
Nick Zedd & Andre Perkowski

- Friday April 25: Incubator & CUNY GC
9am-5:30: William S. Burroughs Centennial Conference at CUNY Grad Center
9pm: James Ilgenfritz Anagram Ensemble & Stephanie Sleeper sleepdance:
Deleted Scenes
8pm: Lea Bertucci & G. Lucas Crane

- Saturday April 26: Incubator
3PM: New York Public Library: Oliver Harris: Restoring the Cut-Up Trilogy
9pm: James Ilgenfritz Anagram Ensemble & Stephanie Sleeper sleepdance:
Deleted Scenes
8pm: Ecstacy Mule
7pm: Bhob Rainey

- Sunday April 26 8pm Incubator
9pm: James Ilgenfritz Anagram Ensemble & Stephanie Sleeper /
sleepdance: Deleted Scenes
8pm: Bob Bellerue
7pm: Anne Waldman & David Little: 'Artaud In The Black Lodge'
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Post by RealityStudio » Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:05 pm

And Oliver Harris will be speaking at NYPL on April 26.
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Post by RealityStudio » Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:05 pm

On Apr 25 in New York there will be a William S. Burroughs Centennial Conference at CUNY with a great lineup including Barry Miles, Oliver Harris, Jan Herman, Anne Waldman, RealityStudio's Jed Birmingham, and others. It's a full day of activities which you can read about in full on the CUNY website.

http://centerforthehumanities.org/confe ... conference
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Post by Jed » Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:10 pm

Here are videos of the talks at CUNY on April 25, 2014.

https://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/recent/page1/

About 10 hours of discussion and presentation.

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Post by Charles Cannon » Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:27 pm

Thanks for posting the link, Jed. I wish I could have made it to NYC for the events.

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Post by WilliamLee » Fri May 09, 2014 2:28 am

Has anybody visited these events and may tell us some of his observations?

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Post by Jeff Ball » Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:47 pm

Here is the event flyer, signed by all but two of the participants. "Man, why are you chasing that whale?" asked Jed.


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Post by Jeff Ball » Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:51 pm

Jed and Jan Herman. Jan is holding a facsimile of the newspaper insert from his VDRSVP.

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