Insomniacathon 2004, On-Line!--

----Picking Up Where We Left Off!

With a still vibrating contingent of Poets and Players from Insomniacathon 2003 we picked it up where we left off at The Rudyard Kipling and converged on Bettye Brookfield's lovely home in Springfield for yet another evening of Stage and Page! Keeping true theme,"Keeping The Flame Alive!" at Bettye Brookfield's Bash!

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Ron Whitehead and Sarah Elizabeth do it at Bettye's Post Insom 03 Bash!

How Many More Times - High On A Mountain

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Not Knowing

The "Not Knowing"
Ron Whitehead, James Walck and Andy Cook do this tonepoem from "The Shape Of Water" CD later to become the theme for the Viking Hillbilly Apocalypse Revue Spring-Summer 2004 Tour.

Plowed Earth

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Releasing Holy Moly!
with David Amram

Dave reads from his book "Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac" the story of Katie and Ted and their experiences at . . .
A Down Home Louisville Insomniacathon!

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New! Photo Book From The Show!

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Mp3 Listening Booth

Dave Amram EarthJam 2003

Dave Amram and some of Kentucky's finest Poets and Players celebrate Earth Day 2003 at St, Catherine's College!

Listen To . . .


Kentucky Blues

Sex Education

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Reading Room

Come in and View Libby Ackerman's hand crafted ArtBook "Not Knowing"

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View the Post Insom03' Photo Album from Bettye's House Party!  - Click Here! -

Click Here to visit Bettye Brookfield's websiye to see more  of her great Artwork!

Photo Gallery

Here are some Pix from The Bash at Bettye's! Jeremy Hogan clicking stills and James Walck, bringing home some stills and video of another evening of Poetry, Music and Friends!

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Bettye Brookfield

Our Hostess,
Bettye, is a
great painter in her own right
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websiteand see more
of her fantastic work.


Sam Young Remembered

Sam Young - Kentucky Poet, Father and Friend of The Flame. - Click Here to read my story, "When I Met Sam" -

On Janurary 21st, 2005 Kentucky Poet and Father, Sam Young suddenly left this world for the next. I first met Sam at the post-Insom 03' House Party . So in fond memory and reminisce of Sam, here's a couple of VidClips from his emote that night.
View "Only A Poet and The Charlie Parker Blues" and "Tales Of A Brave Ulysses" . Also read my story, "When I Met Sam" .

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In the early Spring of 2003, Ron Whitehead, NYC poet, Frank Messina and fellow Kentuckyians Andy Cook and Sarah Elizabeth crossed the Atlantic on The War Poets Tour. In observence of yet another year of "Poetry Amidst a World of Struggle" Click Here to see and hear their experiences, Also shortly after their return from Europe, poets and musicians from around the globe converged for an evening of celebration with Frank Messina at The Spoken Motion 10th Anniversary Bash! at The Bowery Poetry Club in NYC. Click Here to see and hear the festivities from this grand evening of Spoke n' Roll!

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In the Spring of 1994 at The Kentucky Center for The Arts in Louisville His Holiness,The Dalai Lama, gave poet, Ron Whitehead, a message for him to share with young people of all ages thoughout the World. That message was the inspiration of the Ron Whitehead poem, "Never Give Up." - Click Here to Learn More about the story behind the inception of the Ron Whitehead poem, "Never Give Up!"

On Sunday, December 11th 'Ode to the Sidewalks of New York Jazz & Poetry Reading' will happen once again hosted by legendary musician, composer, author David Amram & his Trio at the Bowery Poetry Club. - Click Here For More Info! - ALSO View Pix and Clips from May's Ode Celebration!

Pix, Clips and Page from kindred Keepers of The Flame! Join us in celebrating the LifeArtSpirit of Allen Ginsberg! Click Here to Enter!

A True Tale of a Tall Trip. - Click Here To Read an Excerpt from the Sarah Elizabeth & Ron Whitehead book "Western Kentucky: Lost & Forgotten, Found & Remembered"

On Sunday, Feburary 20th, Writer, The Gonzo Journalist, Kentuckian and Friend, Hunter S. Thompson headed on from this world to the next. Click Here to read the emotes, reflects, rants and raves coming in to Insomniacathon On-Line!

Click Here to read about The History of Insomniacathon.

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Dave Amram Birthday Special! Click Here for VidClips, Pix and Debut Mp3's from  the new CD "The Long Road To Nowheresville!"

On June 8th 2002 Frank Messina's first book of poetry "Disorderly Conduct" was released. The Release and Book Signing Party was celebrated at Kelly's Pub in Tappan, NY. To view Frank's reveal of "Disorderly Conduct", read the poem and more - Click Here! -

Jack Shea - Filmmaker, Poet, Songwriter, Friend.  - Click Here for More -


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