Two Jack Kerouac Events - 22 and 23 October 2010

Two events that some readers of this blog might be interested in. The second is one in which I'm taking part as a member of Riprap. Both should be a moderately interesting . . .

The Writer Kerouac, the Mythological Kerouac, the Popular Kerouac, and the Real Kerouac - A Lecture by Gerald Nicosia 5pm Friday 22nd October, GR-05, Faculty of English, 9 West Road Cambridge.
All welcome, free admission.

Poetry and Performance
A poetry reading and performance by Gerald Nicosia with members of The Riprap Quartet. With support from Kem Dersley and Malcolm Guite. 8pm, Saturday 23rd October, Memorial Church (Unitarian), Emmanuel Road CB1 1JW.
Tickets £5 on the door.

Gerald Nicosia is the internationally acclaimed author of Memory Babe: A Critical Biography of Jack Kerouac (1983). A recognized authority on the Beat Generation, Nicosia wrote and narrated the documentary West Coast: Beat and Beyond (1982). He is also the author of Home to War: A History of the Vietnam Veterans' Movement (2001) and editor of Jan Kerouac: A Life in Memory (2009).