Schedule of Events: 2016 Jack Kerouac Birthday Celebration
March 12, 2016
10:00 am: Downtown Walking Tour of Lowell Kerouac Sites.
Begins at the Kerouac Commemorative at Bridge and French Streets and ends at the Pollard Memorial Library. Led by Roger Brunelle.
12:30 pm: Pollard Library Tour.
This Library played a pivotal role in shaping Kerouac’s literary consciousness, and now houses a “Kerouac Corner.” Led by Bill Walsh. The Pollard Library is located at 401 Merrimack Street.
2:00 pm: “Woody and Jack: Two American Icons.” A presentation comparing the lives and legacies of Jack Kerouac and Woody Guthrie by Steve Edington. Response by David Amram.
Steve is a member of the LCK Committee and the author of The Beat Face of God and Bring Your Own God—The Spirituality of Woody Guthrie.
Books available for signing following the presentation.
Visitors Center Theater at the Lowell National Historical Park. 246 Market Street.
4:00 pm: Open Mike at The Old Worthen. 141 Worthen Street.
8:00 pm “The Moody Street Sound” at the UnchARTed Gallery.
With Special Guest David Amram. 103 Market Street.
A $5.00 donation is requested to support Lowell Celebrates Kerouac.
For more information, please visit http://www.lowellcelebrateskerouac.org/birthday