Posts by Jerry Cimino:
Farewell John Dorfner
by Jerry Cimino The Beat community lost a long time contributor and good friend this week. John Dorfner, of Raleigh, North Carolina, passed away after a long illness. John is survived by his wife Diane, daughters Jolie and Jamie, his grandchildren and other family members. My first contact with John was in 1991 when he […]
A Conversation with Jim Sampas
We caught up with Jim Sampas to talk about the proposed new Jack Kerouac Center in Jack's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts.
Kerouac on Cape Cod
In 1966, Kerouac bought a home for he and Mémère in Hyannis, on Cape Cod.
Beat Angel Gets Its Due at LCK
Amongst the festivities at Lowell Celebrates Kerouac 2022, Brian Hassett gave a presentation on the many portrayals of Jack on the silver screen.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
We rolled into Cleveland for a presentation at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
American Writers Museum
We presented 'Kerouac@100: The Man vs The Myth' at the American Writers Museum in Chicago.
The Jim Irsay Collection
Some highlights from our visit to the Jim Irsay Collection at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis!
The Bob Dylan Center, Tulsa
The highlight of Oklahoma was the new Bob Dylan Center.
Eisenhower Library & Museum
You can't run a museum about the Beat Generation without a deep understanding of what Dwight David Eisenhower meant to America in the post-WWII era.
Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur
Our Kerouac Centennial Tour kicked off in Big Sur, with an event at the Henry Miller Memorial Library
2022 – A Big Year for Kerouac
2022 was a Milestone Year Our Commitment to Education Kerouac@100 National Tour The Benefit to Youth 2022 was a Milestone Year 2022 has been a huge year for fans of Jack Kerouac. People around the world celebrated the 65th Anniversaries of both the publication of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s victory in […]