SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 27, 2012
David James Randolph at the Beat Museum, in San Francisco, California, at the 5th Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival, will present his thesis that at the heart of the Beat Experience was Beat Spirituality. Hosted by MC David Madgalene, Beat Spirituality will be Saturday’s topic at the Beat festival and this expression of 100 Thousand Poets For Change. David Madgalene will present spiritually uplifting material from his new book, “Call Down the Angel.” Also presenting on Saturday are a veritable Who’s Who of San Francisco Bay Area Poets including Joan Gelfand, Marcy Moonstar, Mark Eckert, Leah Lubin, Andrew Mayer, Gor Yaswen, Margo van Veen, Abby Lynn Bogomolny, Gaetana Caldwell-Smith, and Monica Zones.
The 5th Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival will continue on Sunday with an inquiry into the philosophy of the 1960s, hosted by MC Terry Adams. Presenters on Sunday to include Clive Matson, Kirk Lumpkin with bassist Mark Wieder of the Word Music Continuum, Jym Marks, Erica Goss, Geoffrey Todd Lake, the Beat Temple, Ava Bird, the George Orwell Experience, La Honda Films, Peter Sherburn-Zimmer, C. Theodore
Walker, Tom Devine, Vic Lovell, D. Jayne McPherson, and Bruce Damer.
Saturday, September 29, 2012. 100,00 Thousand Poets For Change presents the Fifth Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival (Day One). 3-5 pm. The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway (at Columbus), San Francisco, CA. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, September 30, 2012. Thousand Poets For Change presents the Fifth Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival (Day Two 1-6 pm. The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway (at
Columbus), San Francisco, CA. Free and open to the public.
On and about September 29, 2012, under the auspices of 100 Thousand Poets For Change, poets, musicians and artists in 650 cities in 115 countries around the world are planning individual events to take place in a celebration of poetry, art and music to promote world peace and environmental sustainability and positive social, environmental, and political change.