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BEAT NEWS YOU CAN USE
 

October 21st will mark 50 years since Jack Kerouac's death and fans around the globe will be celebrating Jack's life, work and spirit in a variety of ways. There will be speakers, movies, music and even a Service of Remembrance in Jack's hometown of Lowell. It's a beautiful coming together of hundreds of people around the world, most of whom never met Jack, but who all love him just the same.

From the town where he was born to the city where he died, from cities that he loved to cities he never visited Jack Kerouac will be remembered on the anniversary of his passing.

 
 Friday, October 18th - Halifax, UK
Where: Square Chapel Arts Center
Halifax, UK
What: Screening - What Happened to Kerouac
When: 7:30 at Copper Auditorium
 
 
Saturday, October 19th - Halifax, UK

Where: Square Chapel Arts Center
What: Pull My Daisy; Love Always Carolyn; Kerouac & Music; OnThe Road
When: 1 PM; 3 PM; 5 PM; 7.45 PM at Copper Auditorium

https://www.squarechapel.co.uk/kerouacanniversarycelebration

 
Saturday, October 19th - Saint Petersburg, FL

Where: Saint Petersburg, Florida
Flamingo Sports Bar
What: 50th Anniversary Party
When: 7 PM - 11:30

https://kerouachouse.com/

 
Sunday, October 20th - Saint Petersburg, FL

Where: Saint Petersburg, Florida
Green Bench Brewing Company
What: Screening On The Road
When: 6 PM - 10 PM

https://kerouachouse.com/

 
Sunday, October 20th - Venice, CA

Where: Beyond Baroque
Venice, California (Los Angeles)
What: Kerouac 25 Years Later - Reading & Discussion
When: 8 PM

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kerouac-25-years-later-tickets

 
Monday, October 21st - Lowell, MA
 

Where: Lowell, Massachussetts
Archambault Funeral Home & Old Worthen Tavern
What: Service of Remembrance
When: 6 PM

http://www.lowellcelebrateskerouac.org/

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When Jack died his body was brought to his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts where his wake was held at the Archambault Funeral Home. His Funeral Mass was held at the St. Jean Baptiste Church with Father Armand “Spike” Morrissette officiating. He is buried in Lowell’s Edson Cemetery.

To observe the 50th Anniversary of his passing, a Service of Remembrance will be held at the Archambault Funeral Home at 309 Pawtucket St. at 6:00 p.m.

The Archambault Funeral Home is preparing a special exhibit for the occasion that highlights and honors the life of Jack Kerouac.

Leading the service will be Rev. Steve Edington, a retired Unitarian Universalist minister and a 25 year member of the Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Committee. Speaking will be Jim Sampas, the Literary Executor of the Estate of Jack Kerouac.

The service will be followed by a Memorial Walk down Merrimack Street, past the former St. Jean Baptiste Church, to The Old Worthen Tavern for a celebration of the life and legacy of Jack Kerouac.

 
Monday, October 21st - San Francisco, CA
Where: San Francisco, California
The Beat Museum, North Beach
When: 7:30 PM
What: Gone in October with Dennis McNally & Cathy Cassady
 
 
Wednesday, October 23rd - Brisbane, Australia

Where: Brisbane, Australia
Silver Fox Wine Bar
What: 50 Years Off The Road: A Commemoration to Jack Kerouac
When: 7 PM

https://silverfoxwinebar.com.au/50-years-jack-kerouac

 

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