Michael McClure, Diane di Prima & Ouroboros! Nov. 16, 2014

Sunday • November 16th • 2pmLa Commune Cafe and Bookstore 4799 Shattuck Ave, OaklandA reading by legendary poets Michael McClure & Diane di PrimaMusic by Ouroboros, a free-improv quartet with Sheldon Brown: tenor saxophone, clarinet, and bass clarinet Clark Coolidge: drums Andrew Joron: theremin Joseph Noble: flute, alto flute, soprano and alto … [Read more...]

Michael McClure at the Walker Art Center, May 1, 2014

MICHAEL McCLURE: FREE VERSE IF YOU'RE IN MINNEAPOLIS ON MAY DAY, JOIN US AT THE WALKER ART CENTER!May 1, 2014, 7pmWalker Art Center Walker CinemaFree tickets available at the Bazinet Garden Lobby desk from 6 pm Join us for a May Day extravaganza as poet Michael McClure unleashes a mighty roar! A central figure of the Beat Generation, he has … [Read more...]

In Honor of Michael McClure’s Birthday

Today, October 20, is Michael McClure's birthday. Here are a few videos to celebrate!Michael McClure, Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, Jay Lane, & Jason Crosby From a performance at the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, California, on September 12, 2013Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek - "Pico Boulevard" This song comes from the brilliant 2012 album, "The Piano … [Read more...]

Michael McClure at the Berkeley Video & Film Fest! 10.25.13

YOU are cordially invited to the Opening Party and Screening BERKELEY VIDEO AND FILM FESTIVAL EAST BAY MEDIA CENTER 1939 Addison Street (downtown Berkeley, near the Berkeley Rep)Friday Oct 25th PARTY starts at 6:15 pm RSVP: [email protected] (to ensure there'll be plentiful wine and munchies)SCREENING starts at 7:15 pm PURCHASE TICKETS EARLY Seating is … [Read more...]

Nov 14, ’12: The Big Mix at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA

What do you get if you take Beat icon Michael McClure (who penned Janis Joplin's "Mercedes Benz"), add Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer Ray Manzarek (Doors keyboardist), stir in jazz/Indian fusion saxophonist and composer George Brooks (Etta James, Summit, Bombay Jazz), infuse with legendary bassist Kai Eckhardt (John McGlaughlin, Garaj Mahal, Zeitgeist), and shake it all up with … [Read more...]