Posts Tagged “Kerouac”

Maya Angelou Papers Acquired; Remembering Her in Lowell

Today’s NYTimes includes this article about the Harlem-based Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the NY Public Library acquiring a massive archive of papers from author and performer Maya Angelou. The story prompted me to recall Maya Angelou’s visit to Lowell in 1989 as a guest of Middlesex Community College. Following is…

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Dylan Tribute CD Produced by Lowell Native Jim Sampas

Here’s the latest news about music and film producer Jim Sampas, a Lowell native and brother of our brilliant photographer-in-residence Tony Sampas.–PM (web photo courtesy of Jim’s latest project is “Subterranean Homesick Blues: A Tribute to Bob Dylan’s ‘Bringing It All Back Home’,” which came out a few days ago on…

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More Kerouac Festival Reporting

Today’s SUN includes an eloquently written article by Rita Savard about Jack Kerouac’s roots in Centralville, specifically St. Louis de France parish. She accompanied a group of people on a Sunday morning walking tour that was guided by the orginator of the tours of Kerouac literary sites, Roger Brunelle. He led four tours at this year’s Kerouac…

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