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Kerouac's Lowell

2011 Event

This Song's for You, Jack!! 3-13-2010: The Jonathan Edwards Band with David Amram and Jason Eisenberg

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Lowell Celebrates Kerouac & UMass Lowell presents
Jack Kerouac's 88th Birthday Celebration

March 11, 2010: One Fast Move Or Im Gone
11am:
Soundtrack CD listening session w/Jim Sampas
           Durgin Hall, Room 114; RSVP required

3pm:
Screening & discussion w/Producer Jim Sampas
         UML, O'Leary Library Auditorium, open seating

March 12, 2010: "Jack Kerouac Day"
General:
 Govenor's proclamation of "Jack Kerouac Day"
 
Jay Atkinson's "Paradise Road" released today!
 
Joe MacFadzen photo exhibition downtown
4pm: "Lowell Blues" a film by Henry Ferrini
  Lowell National Historical Park Visitors Center
 
Pick up your FREE Kerouac Guide Map
5:30-7pm:
Brew'd Awakening, 61 Market St.
 "Paradise Road" book readings & signing
7pm:
"Paradise Road" remarks by Jay & David Amram
 and general celebration at Old Court, 29 Central St.

For info email: Steve Edington

  • March 13, 2010: "Amram Jam"      (2 - 5:30pm)
    2pm:
    "Amram Jam" open mic readings
    • at Dharma Buns, 26A Market Street
    • David Amram plays behind the readings
    • Host Mary/John Capriole; Moderator Roger Brunelle
    • "On the Road" art presentation by Mary Capriole
    • John Capriole discusses the origin of Dharma Buns
    • "Paradise Road" web video (4 min., 2:30-2:40pm)

    7pm: "This is BEAT!"                          (7 - 9pm)

    • an evening with David Amram & friends
      at Caffe Paradiso, 45 Palmer St.
    • Readings by Tony Sampas, Paul Marion, Steve Edington, Nancy Hebstman, Jerry Bisantz, Richard Rourke, David Perry and Lawrence Carradini.
      Acoustic jazz presentation by David Amram with:
      Lowell Jazz Day Camp
      Allyssa Jones, Stanley C. Swann III, Paul Combs and John Harrington with guest vocalist Lura Smith of MCC.

      Lowell Moonglow Entertainment
      Mike Payette and
      Charles Langford
    • UMass Lowell Classical String Trio
      Kristin Chartier, Tim Nunes, Adam Nunes

    9pm:  "This Song's for You, Jack!"  (9:30pm - 2am)

    • Singer/Songwriter Bob Martin
    • Celtic: Nolwenn Monjarret (of The Chieftains)
    • Singer/Songwriter Alan Crane
      Amy Black & The Red Clay Rascals
    • The Jonathan Edwards Band with
    • Taylor Armerding, Stuart Shulman, Charlie Rose

 

Details about March 13 Events
March 13, 2010 - Adam and David Amram
with Honoree John Sampas & John Jr. at
This is BEAT! at Caffe Paradiso
Photo by George Koumantzelis

 

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David Amram with Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Haynes,
Walter Davis, Jr. and Percy Heath

 
Joe McFadzen's art will be on display at Dharma Buns from March 11 - March 13.
George DeLuca, Producer/Director
Event Production by
ComeToLowell.com
Sound by Cliff Whalen and David Cleaves

Special Thanks To:
David Amram, Lowell Historical National Park, Dharma Buns, Caffe Paradiso
, Brewd Awakenings, The Old Court, Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, UMass Lowell, Middlesex Community College, all performers, readers and crew.

Paradise Road
Jack Kerouac's Lost Highway & My Search for America
by Jay Atkinson

photo by J. Juniper Friedman

 

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