20 Years After: Charles Bukowski Memorial Gathering

Event Start Time

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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Event Description

Henry Charles Bukowski (August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994)

You are cordially invited to join with friends, fans and followers of Charles Bukowski on the 20th anniversary of his death for an evening of poems, toasts and memories.

The evening is hosted by Richard Schave (Esotouric’s Haunts of a Dirty Old Man bus tour & the De Longpre bungalow preservation campaign) and will include readings from five notable Los Angeles poets and friends of the late writer: Dan Fante, S.A. Griffin, Suzanne Lummis, Joan Jobe Smith and Fred Voss.

The location for this free event is the King Eddy Saloon, a location celebrated in the fiction of Bukowski’s idol, John Fante, and located smack on The Nickel, where the young Bukowski came to learn about the world of men. The formal program is scheduled to run from 6:00 - 7:30pm, after which you are encouraged to remain and talk Bukowski into the night.

Location

King Eddy Salon
131 East 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA, 90013
United States
Phone: (213) 629-2023
34° 2' 46.3704" N, 118° 14' 51.9108" W
See map: Google Maps