Friends of Jack Kerouac

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Dia de los Vagabundos

Dia de los Vagabundos

October 23, 8:00-9:00 PM: Virtual broadcast of Dia de los Vagabundos. This program honors the anniversary of Kerouac’s passing with a poetry “ofrenda” to our literary ancestors, with performances recorded at The Studio at 620 and Flamingo Bar.

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Kerouac Book Club – Satori in Paris

Kerouac Book Club – Satori in Paris

October 18, 7:30-8:30 PM: In concert with Wordier Than Thou’s Wordplay Festival (October 15-18), the Friends will launch their Kerouac Book Club with a discussion of Satori in Paris, a novella recounting Kerouac’s trip to Paris and Brittany to explore his family’s history.

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Bob Devin Jones Reads Where the Wild Things Are

Bob Devin Jones Reads Where the Wild Things Are

October 10, 7:30-8:30 PM: Sit down, get comfy, and enjoy a reading of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Reading by Bob Devin Jones. A tale as full of adventure, life, and growth as On the Road, but perhaps a bit more palatable for the youngsters

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Kinderguides reading of On the Road and Write a Postcard to Jack!

Kinderguides reading of On the Road and Write a Postcard to Jack!

October 9, 7:00-7:30 PM: A virtual reading of the Kinderguides Illustrated edition of Kerouac’s On the Road with illustrations by Rose Forshall, book design by Melissa Medina, and text by Fredrik Colting. The Kinderguides series adapts classic books for a younger audience. Continue the adventure by writing a postcard to Jack!

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Kerouac’s House Sells Tampa Bay Times Article

Kerouac’s House Sells Tampa Bay Times Article

Article by Paul Guzzo of the Tampa Bay Times about Kerouac's House being sold to Flip Side, LLC a company that specializes in flipping houses "House for a beatnik no more: Kerouac's St. Pete Home sells" by Paul Guzzo June 29th 2020

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New Mission Press Release June 3rd 2020

New Mission Press Release June 3rd 2020

Friends of Jack Kerouac House Shorten Name, Sharpens Mission The Friends of the Jack Kerouac House, Inc has expanded its Board of Directors and refocused its mission. Newly elected board members include Monica Drake, Margaret Murray, Darren McFarland, Jennifer Harman,...

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