Neal Cassady Birthday Bash
BEST BETDATE: February 1 2013, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMCost:Free.CATEGORY: Special EventsVENUE INFORMATION:Mercury Cafe2199 California St.Denver, CO 80204
Join the party in remembrance of the 1950s Beatnik Generation, and give tribute to this influential Beats figure. Among his recognitions, Cassady is known as being an inspiration for writer Jack Kerouac in the development of Kerouac's novel, On the Road. The spotlight will include a classics of jazz and world music performance from instrumentalist David Amram and a reading from slam poet Leah Scott. Also, meet Cassady’s son, Robert Hyatt, and get a special preview of the documentary, Neal Cassady—the Denver Years. Fri 7-9 p.m.