July 23-24, 8PM; tickets $10.
In honor of the National Gallery of Art’s landmark exhibition, Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, literary hotspot Busboys and Poets hosts the two-night performance showcase, Howl in the City. Renowned poet Anne Waldman, a friend of Ginsberg’s and one of few females of beatnik bravado, will perform the epic poem accompanied by a string quartet. The series’ second night will feature a free patio performance by musician Kyp Malone of alternative rock band, TV on the Radio.@ Busboys and Poets (Mount Vernon Triangle)
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