September 5, 2010

Howl! Festival 2010 Schedule

Howl! Festival 2010 Schedule
Howl! Festival Celebrates its Seventh Anniversary
with a Vibrant Schedule of Events
Tompkins Square Park -NYC’s East Village
September 10th, 11th and 12th

The 7th Annual Howl! Festival, the East Village Festival of the Arts, will begin Friday night, September 10th, 5 to 7 PM, with the festival’s traditional reading of the iconic Allen Ginsberg poem, “Howl.” Taking place on the South stage, ( Avenue A and 7th Street), the reading will feature an amalgam of the East Village’s finest poets, including John Giorno and Anne Waldman and will be led by poet Bob Holman, proprietor of The Bowery Poetry Club, founding member of Howl! Festival and East Village luminary.

Opening with a program sensitive to the memory of 9/11, Tompkins Square Park will resound with Buddhist gongs, chanting monks, chamber music, yoga practice, poets and musicians, coupled with additional quiet and tranquil activities.

On both Saturday, September 11th and Sunday, September 12th, The Lower East Side Girls Club will present The East Village Earth Circus, including live performances, art and science projects, pony rides (!), and numerous other interactive activities for children.

For adults, both Saturday and Sunday will be filled with surprises, as well as HOWL’s long-established events such as the fun-filled, innovative and entertaining Hip Hop Howl, House of Howl and Low Life.

For further information, please visit http://www.howlfestival.com/ .