Michael McClure, Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg in 1965,
Poet Michael McClure will be the next nomadic resident for the Poets of National Stature reading series, the Clark County Poet Laureate initiative scored by Bruce Isaacson. McClure is a founding member of the Beat movement and influenced rock and roll to consider lyrics as literature performance. From early Clark County Poet Laureate PR:
On Saturday, Isaacson will be on the air at KUNV 91.5 fm with The Las Vegas Poets Organization's Rachel Dexter and Jorge Lara to countdown toward National Poetry Month.
Random Note: National Poetry Month is having its 20th anniversary.
From 1992, Doors' Ray Manzarek and Michael McClure interview and performance on The Dennis Miller Show I YouTube
Poets of National Stature: U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on September 26, 2015 at the campus of Nevada State College in Henderson I YouTube
ABOVE: Detail of new mural by D*Face at the Plaza Hotel.