“Multiple Personalities: The Art of Gary Ivan” on display on Long Island

May 2012 update: “New Work”, Opening Art Reception for Gary Ivan, will be held at ripe art gallery, Greenlawn, Huntington, Long Island, New York on May 5, 2012. Story: here. ______________________________________________ For more photos of art, musicians, and poets at the reception, please see our onthewilderside Flickr: here. The work of Long Island artist Gary […]

Censorship: Howl & Tropic of Cancer readings 7/8- 7/9/11

B.J. SPOKE GALLERY CELEBRATES FILTH IN WALT WHITMAN COUNTRY B.J. Spoke Gallery, 299 Main Street Huntington, NY, 631-549-5106. bjspokegallery.com. B.J. Spoke Gallery in Huntington, Long Island, will be tributing resistance to literary censorship with an exhibition called Censorship, and with readings from works that were brought to trial on charges of obscenity. The readings are part of its […]

Walt Whitman’s Birthday: Two videos and a special way to celebrate!

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Thursday, April 8: Walt Whitman Birthplace/Wilderness event with Max Wheat

Book discussion at Walt Whitman Birthplace “Reading Between the Lines Into the American Wilderness,” with Maxwell Wheat, Jr. as facilitator Thursday,  April 8, 2010 at 7pm at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic  Site and Interpretive Center 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Dix Hills (631 427-5240) Free Event (there may be a requested donation to […]

Walt Whitman museum in LI may shut down! (and other museum problems)

Kimberly writes: (excerpt from) Newsday Economic downturn hammers Long Island museums by Bill Bleyer / January 26, 2009 Faced with a crippling cut in the state money that provides half of its operating budget, the Walt Whitman Birthplace may shut its doors in April. Like the state historic site in West Hills, other Long Island […]

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