Beat Generation

Type: Organization
Name: Beat Generation
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Previously unseen works from William S Burroughs on display in Shoreditch

Exclusive artwork from Beat Generation figurehead and postmodernist William S Burroughs will be on show in Shoreditch from this week.Tower Hamlets-based founder and curator of Guerilla Zoo James Elphick (above) talks to RACHEL BISHOP about the upcoming ... [Published Wharf.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Mindless learning — Student lack of critical thinking major issue

At a time when are generally considered to match a bandwidth somewhere between mere rumors and mindless optimism, Prof. Elizabeth Mabrey of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln struck a whole range of raw nerves with a statement made in January of this ... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Hour article on Elvis course called into question

Just before leaving on vacation in August, I not only blanketed the entire Norwalk Community College campus with fliers advertising my course on Elvis Presley ("Elvis Presley & The American Dream," SOC 253), I also met with a reporter from The Norwalk ... [Published Norwalk Hour - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS Is Only A Metastase â Not The Original Cancer

Obama Says Extract The Cancer of ISISPresident Obama is not an oncologist but a golfer and a politician when he is off the golf links, so we don't have to treat his diagnosis as definitive. For metastases to appear there is obligatorily a deep-seated, ... [Published Market Oracle - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Things To Do In London: Friday 29 August 2014

If you’ve not already done so, you can  subscribe  to these daily listings and have them delivered to your inbox at 7pm each evening, so you have enough time to plan for the day ahead. Alternatively, subscribe to  Londonist Daily  to hear about events ... [Published Londonist - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: Watch Canadian Rapper Buck 65's 'Heart of Stone' Video

Emotionally charged flow By Rob CampbellEasily recognizable for his stream-of-consciousness, hyper-literate flow, Buck 65 has been making and releasing alternative hip-hop music for more than 20 years. His latest album, Neverlove , out September 30, ... [Published Esquire - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Culinary Walking Tour of North Beach

Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies (Lonely Planet 2013). Same-Day Reservations Available. Everyday at 10am and 2pm. Enjoy some of the best coffee in the city. Taste delicious cappuccinos and learn how the coffee is roasted. Other delicious ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tiki Oasis Goes Beat, Can You Dig It?

Photo by Above: Surf guitarist Jason Lee and the Tiki mug made in his likeness. Lee will be holding surf guitar symposiums at Tiki Oasis this weekend.Aired 8/15/14 on KPBS News .KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando checks out the crazy scene at Tiki Oasis ... [Published KPBS - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Zane Kesey's Furthur bus celebrating father's legacy stops in Pennsylvania

An apparition of the 1960s materialized today in northeastern Pennsylvania.Zane Kesey, son of the late writer and LSD enthusiast Ken Kesey, rode into Scranton in a replica of the International Harvester his father rode to fame with the Merry Pranksters ... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Publishing vet Brenda Knight to speak at Flamingo in SR

Twenty-two-year publishing veteran Brenda Knight will share insider tips on the publishing process when she appears on Sunday, Sept. 14 from 3-5 p.m. at the Flamingo Hotel in Santa Rosa.From the outside, book publishing can seem quite mysterious, but ... [Published Community Voice - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Makes U-Turn With New Audio Tour Startup Detour (Video)

Who doesn’t miss the quirky stylings of Andrew Mason, founder and former CEO of Groupon who left the Chicago-based social commerce company with perhaps the best resignation letter of all time:“After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of ... [Published Recode - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 21

TODAY’S AGENDA: Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination by Federal Contractors: Washington, DC. President Barack Obama will sign an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination against employees on the basis of sexual orientation ... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]

Quotes

The final quote in Wilson's article that "Everybody knows who Elvis is, so you don't have to go into that much detail" beautifully, though unintentionally, underscores the value and necessity of my course...
"Mai tai is definitely the drink of choice. You can get different drinks but don’t mix them, that’s going to be the rule of thumb. If you get a mai tai stick with a mai tai because there are so many different ingredients that might not mix with you the next day. And the next day start over" Lee recommended
...co-owner of Crane Herb Company in Mashpee, is the author of a new book, titled "Beatchik," which shares stories of bohemian women in the 1960s. "I think a lot of the time the woman's story is dismissed" she said. "Why should it even be considered?"
"We want to continue the tradition of the place," he said. "We'd like to get someone who can do that and also do some work here. It needs some physical improvements and a remodel."

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Previously unseen works from William S Burrough... [Published Wharf.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Mindless learning — Student lack of critical th... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 01 2014]
The Hour article on Elvis course called into qu... [Published Norwalk Hour - Aug 29 2014]
ISIS Is Only A Metastase â Not The Original Cancer [Published Market Oracle - Aug 29 2014]
Things To Do In London: Friday 29 August 2014 [Published Londonist - Aug 28 2014]
The North Face and Lethal Generosity [Published Forbes.com - Aug 26 2014]
The West Set Up the ISIS Endgame [Published Market Oracle - Aug 24 2014]
Spirit Tripping With Colombian Shamans [Published Daily Beast - Aug 24 2014]
Exclusive: Watch Canadian Rapper Buck 65's 'Hea... [Published Esquire - Aug 20 2014]
Culinary Walking Tour of North Beach [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 15 2014]
Tiki Oasis Goes Beat, Can You Dig It? [Published KPBS - Aug 15 2014]
The decline in the use of ECT [Published Irish Medical Times - Aug 15 2014]
Non-fiction Music with Joel Sachs - August 14, ... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Aug 14 2014]
Zane Kesey's Furthur bus celebrating father's l... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Aug 13 2014]
‘Game Of Thrones’ Sophie Turner Set For ‘Mary S... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 12 2014]
'Beatchik' Honors Stories of Bohemian Women [Published Falmouth Enterprise - Aug 12 2014]
Publishing vet Brenda Knight to speak at Flamin... [Published Community Voice - Aug 08 2014]
How Did Cool Become Such a Big Deal? [Published National Endowment for the Humanities - Aug 05 2014]
Berkeley: Change underway on block of Telegraph... [Published Alameda Times Star - Aug 01 2014]
Political Notebook:Gay sports legend receives S... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Jul 31 2014]
Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Makes U-Turn With ... [Published Recode - Jul 30 2014]
Groupon's ousted founder is making gorgeous aud... [Published The Verge - Jul 30 2014]
How Train Travel Explains the Decline of Americ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 29 2014]
The Mass Psychology Of Decline [Published Market Oracle - Jul 28 2014]
Allen Ginsberg, ‘Selected Poems’ [Published Broad Street Review - Jul 28 2014]
6 Cities to Live a Bit of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On th... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 21 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
Daily Gratitude: Brenda Knight's The Grateful T... [Published PRWeb - Jun 11 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Tuesday, June 3 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jun 03 2014]
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6 Cities to Live a Bit of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On th... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Bertrand Langlois / AFP / Getty Images Jack Kerouac’s 1959 novel, On the Road, has inspired countless restless young people to hit the road in order to find themselves since its publication, inspiring artists and writers and musicians from Kerouac’s ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 21 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination by Federal Contractors: Washington, DC. President Barack Obama will sign an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination against employees on the basis of sexual orientation ...
The Daily Agenda for Tuesday, June 3 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jun 03 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From TWT (This Week In Texas), March 24, 1979, page 72.   This ad confuses me, artistically. It looks like it’s based on a painting by George Quaintance, which is why I chose this ad for today since it’s ...
Living on the outside: Photographer Kitra Cahan... [Published TED Blog - May 30 2014]
After a childhood spent traveling the world with her rabbinical family, photographer Kitra Cahana found she couldn’t stop. With her camera as her vehicle, she began work as a documentary photographer, shooting for publications like The New York ...
Not To Miss A Beat [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 03 2014]
Megan Keeling profiles Elise Cowen, a female Beat poet who wrote in a community in which “only a few women were recognized as artists, and most were not deemed to possess the talent or creative soul required to produce art”: Today she is most famous ...
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