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Title:
100th Birthday of William S. Burroughs
When:
Wed 02/05  6:00pm
Where:
Heavy Anchor - St. Louis
Categories:
KDHX Sponsored , Concerts , Rock , Arts & Events , Charity Events , Exhibits , Film/Video , Lecture/Discussion , Performance Art , The Written and Spoken Word

Description

Celebrate the life of the most transgressive author of his time and "one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century."

"The only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius", said Norman Mailer.
Readings, film/video and music throughout the night will reflect Burroughs' experimental and cut-up methods. Burroughs was born on Feb. 5, 1914, and died on Aug. 2, 1997.
Readings and performances at 7 pm will feature "Bodybag Man", Christian Saller and local poet, Brett Underwood, who organized the annual event DAY OF THE DEAD BEATS for several years.
8 p.m.- 10 p.m.-- Films, video, and DJ spins interspersed throughout the night, featuring electronic-based composer and improviser, Eric Hall and Tim Rakel, of KDHX' "Mystery Train" and St. Louis band THE UNION ELECTRIC.
-Burroughs related retail for sale on site by Subterranean Books from 6 to 8 p.m.
-Pat Delhougne will offer some of his commemorative art for sale throughout the night.
-Donations welcome (proceeds go to the bands & performers of the evening). 

Venue

Venue/Location:
Heavy Anchor   -   Website
Street:
5226 Gravois
ZIP:
63116
City:
St. Louis
State (ex: MO):
MO
Country:
Country: us

Description

314-352-5226

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