Friends of Jack Kerouac

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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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Typewriter T-Shirts

Typewriter T-Shirts

We’ve got shirts! Newly designed shirts, from the winner of our 2018 T-Shirt Design contest Daniel Lampirelli, a local Florida artist. Now available for sale in heather grey and pink at The Flamingo Sports Bar (1230 9th St N, St. Pete, FL) for just $20! Looking for...

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Localtopia 2019 Vendor Market

Localtopia 2019 Vendor Market

Come and say hello at @keepstpetelocal event Localtopia today from 10am-5pm! Instagram Post from February 2nd, 2019 our vendor booth with merchandise and volunteer signup from the Localtopia Festival featuring 300+ vendors, local artists, small businesses, arts...

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