Philip Glass & Patti Smith

Tonight, two major names in New York’s arts community, classical composer Philip Glass and rock singer-songwriter-poet Patti Smith howl together in tribute to their sometime contemporary, poet Allen Ginsberg, who passed away in 1997. Over the course of the 90-minute showcase, which is a part of the Tune-In Festival celebrating Glass’ 75th birthday, they are rumored to present their own works, including Glass’s “Etudes #2,” as well as some of Ginsberg’s poetry. Smith and Glass have also worked to procure images, paintings, and photos of Ginsberg to illustrate his work beyond his words’ impact.
Fri., Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., 2012

 
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