Friends of Jack Kerouac

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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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Localtopia 2020 Festival & Vendor Market

Localtopia 2020 Festival & Vendor Market

Link to a February 21st Instagram post with the Vendor Map from Localtopia 2020. Thanks to all who stopped by the booth, donated and purchased stickers and buttons. We had our best numbers yet for only our second time taking part in Keep St Pete Local's festival...

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January 30th 2020 Article by Paul Guzzo

January 30th 2020 Article by Paul Guzzo

Article by Paul Guzzo in TBT January 2020 Written January 30th 2020 about developments in the cause to save Kerouac's last residence. https://www.tampabay.com/news/hillsborough/2020/01/30/st-petes-kerouac-house-to-become-a-writers-retreat/

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The Spirit of Kerouac Festival

The Spirit of Kerouac Festival

Recap of The Spirit of Kerouac Festival, a series of fundraising events Oct 10th-26th in 2019 honoring the 50th anniversary of Jack Kerouac's passing in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 21st 1969. Our first event was a vendor table on Thursday 10/10 with Preserve...

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HOWL! A Night of Poetry & Music

HOWL! A Night of Poetry & Music

Excited to announce that the full length video of our April 2019 Performance of Ginsberg's HOWL has been accepted into the Creative Pinellas ARTS IN website! Look us up in the Stories and Words category. Use this link to watch the video. Thanks to all our staff,...

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