Insomniacathon 2004, On-Line!--

Welcome to The Insomniacathon Galleria!

Over the last year we hope you've enjoyed the i-Video and Photo Galleries and we've expanded The Galleria with a Reading Room and a Mp3 Listening Booth to further share the wealth of Poetry, Music and Art that has emulated from the event known as Insomniacathon!

New and Expanded!
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Joan Baez
Grace at Camp Casey
Joan Baez brings her songs and stories of Peace, Hope and Resolve to Camp Casey. Lensed by Jeremy Hogan, view the videos of

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Diamonds and Rust

Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream

Joe Hill

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Unbeknownst to each other, New York poet, writer, George Wallace, was also at Camp Casey for weekend Three. Visit the Insom Reading Room to read his experiences in his story, "Deep In The Heart of Crawford." -- - Pix and Clips by Jeremy Hogan -

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Mp3 Listening Booth!

Mp3 Listening Booth

Charlie Newman

"I'm Running Out"
from the new CD, "Mouth & Hands - Live from The Bowery Poetry Club". Music by Mark Noderer.

Also listen to
"deadmachinecity". Music by Jonny Drexler and JT Neiser (aka My Secret Service).

Read the poem, "I'm Running Out" in The Reading Room.

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Reading Room

Come in and Read!

Offerings from Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Dave Minton, Charlie Newman, Ron Whitehead, Mark Reese, Rani Newman, James Bickers, Dylan Whitehead and many others!

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View the Insom03' Photo Album!  - Click Here! -

Photo Gallery
These are the fellows behind the images still, moving and rendered for Insom03'. Andy Cook did the "Jasper" (Old Man) illustration, Jeremy Hogan clicking stills and James Walck, e-Media Director bringing home, stills, video, gfx and website composition for Insomniacathon On-Line!

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In the early Spring of 2003, Ron Whitehead, NYC poet, Frank Messina and fellow Kentuckyians Andy Cook and Sarah Elizabeth crossed the Atlantic on The War Poets Tour. In observence of yet another year of "Poetry Amidst a World of Struggle" Click Here to see and hear their experiences, Also shortly after their return from Europe, poets and musicians from around the globe converged for an evening of celebration with Frank Messina at The Spoken Motion 10th Anniversary Bash! at The Bowery Poetry Club in NYC. Click Here to see and hear the festivities from this grand evening of Spoke n' Roll!----------

The Royal Court, Come and be Bestowed Beat!

Buckley's Reverberations Revered!

Philip Lamantia, one of the four members of "The Jazz/Poetry Trio" (Lamantia, Jack Kerouac, Howard Hart and David Amram) passed on March 7th. His friend and fellow Trio member, David Amram, looks back fondly with his reflect . . . Click Here to Read. " FOR PHILIP LAMANTIA."

On Thursday, Feburary 10th, Playwright, Arthur Miller passed on. Click Here to read his friend, David Amram's, reflect.

Bunkie Lynn's website! Southern Humorist Godess!

In the Spring of 1994 at The Kentucky Center for The Arts in Louisville His Holiness,The Dalai Lama, gave poet, Ron Whitehead, a message for him to share with young people of all ages thoughout the World. That message was the inspiration of the Ron Whitehead poem, "Never Give Up." - Click Here to Learn More about the story behind the inception of the Ron Whitehead poem, "Never Give Up!"

Robert Creeley, one of America's most celebrated poets and a leading figure in the literary avant-garde, passed away on Wednesday in Odessa, Texas. He was 78. Click Here for more.

"Reflections upon The 50th Anniversary of Jack Kerouac's On The Road" is Now Available from Published In Heaven Books! - Click Here For More Details!


- News, New & Of Note!  - Click Here for the latest happenings from our friends and family in the Poetry, Music and Art World! -

Insomniacathon On-Line! has compiled a list of Links to International and Domestic Relief Agencies and Organizations who tirelessly strive to spell suffering and help those who can't help themselves. Do what you can For Humanity. Click Here To Learn More!

A Kentucky Christmas Poem, from "3 Beats, Kentucky Suite"  -  Watch "Mama"  - Click Here! -

On The Griot Trail - Bowery Poetry Club founder, Bob Holman and Kora sensation (and Griot guide) Papa Susso's 7-week journey through Senegal, Gambia and Mali to capture the culture, sights and sounds of endangered languages. Click Here To Join Bob Holman and Papa Susso on their fantastic journey!

Jack's Last Call: Say Goodbye to Kerouac - AudioPlay adaptation of the Patrick Fenton play "Kerouac's Last Call" - Click Here to Learn More, Link and Listen to Jack's Last Call: Say Goodbye to Kerouac!

As The Poets and The Players make their way from The Heartland to The Cities and Beyond they bring back their Sights, Sounds and Stories from The Road. Click Here for their recounts and Learn Why . . . Travel Is Fatal!

Astrologick At Insomniacathon! - is a weekly astrological report by Gary Paul Glynn that offers intelligent people another look at astrology, one that utilizes the planets and signs in the way they were meant to be understood, not just fortune cookies. Click Here To Read this week's Forecast of Astrologick!

Pix, Clips and Page from kindred Keepers of The Flame! Join us in celebrating the LifeArtSpirit of Allen Ginsberg! Click Here to Enter!

In 1965, after being elected "King of May" by Prague's citizens, the then Czech Communist Régime deported Allen Ginsberg from the country. Allen wrote this rant while on the plane to London. Click Here and listen to "King of May"!

Click Here to read about The History of Insomniacathon.

To Learn More about The Literary Renaissance, Click Here!

- Click Here for Links to the Family and Friends of Insomniacathon in and around this World! -

On Sunday, December 11th 'Ode to the Sidewalks of New York Jazz & Poetry Reading' will happen once again hosted by legendary musician, composer, author David Amram & his Trio at the Bowery Poetry Club. - Click Here For More Info! - ALSO View Pix and Clips from May's Ode Celebration!

A True Tale of a Tall Trip. - Click Here To Read an Excerpt from the Sarah Elizabeth & Ron Whitehead book "Western Kentucky: Lost & Forgotten, Found & Remembered"

On Sunday, Feburary 20th, Writer, The Gonzo Journalist, Kentuckian and Friend, Hunter S. Thompson headed on from this world to the next. Click Here to read the emotes, reflects, rants and raves coming in to Insomniacathon On-Line!

Dave Amram Birthday Special! Click Here for VidClips, Pix and Debut Mp3's from  the new CD "The Long Road To Nowheresville!"

Read Dave's "My Bhudda Angel From Chengdu" letter and poemlyric penned after the "Beat Meets East" Conference in Chengdu, China, June 2004. - Click Here! -

On June 8th 2002 Frank Messina's first book of poetry "Disorderly Conduct" was released. The Release and Book Signing Party was celebrated at Kelly's Pub in Tappan, NY. To view Frank's reveal of "Disorderly Conduct", read the poem and more - Click Here! -

On April 9th, Dave Amram attended a final farewell to his old friend Lucien Carr, Read Dave's warm reflect of Lucien and his reverberation of the timeless truth of that living "Now" is always the right time. - Click Here to read, "What is Born of Spirit is Spirit." -

Jack Shea - Filmmaker, Poet, Songwriter, Friend.  - Click Here for More -



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