Broadside: "RANT Presents Insomniacathon '94"
Louisville, KY: White Fields Press/ The Literary Renaissance, 1994. First Printing. Single Sheet. A large broadside (appx. 15" x 34&7/8") which announces & promotes the titled event, subtitled "A Habitat for Humanity Benefit/ plus food collected at door for Kentucky Harvest/ 70 Hour Music Poetry Theatre Dance Film Festival/ Largest Ever Music & Poetry Event in Kentucky History/ Featuring over 70 Bands & over 100 Poets." This landmark event was dedicated to the Kentucky writer Leon Driskell, & took place in Louisville during late September- early October of 1994. Among the participants were the acclaimed biographer-historian Douglas Brinkley (whose "Majic Bus film crew" is noted as having filmed the event for PBS Television) & the legendary Beat progeny poet-memoirist-musician Jim Carroll. Magnify the image we have provided & you will see a dizzyingly dense roster of poets & performers. With faint reproduction of a haunting, classic artwork (by Klimt?) in the background. A bold, riveting, exemplary production on high-quality paper by White Fields Press/ The Literary Renaissance, the venerable imprint-series founded & conducted by Ron Whitehead & Kent Fielding "supporting a global literary community." Whitehead, Fielding & TLR were the sponsor-impresarios of this historic literary-musical-cultural event. First printing of unknown limitation. A most rare & desirable all-encompassing piece of collectible ephemera. In very fine condition with only a bit of wear, tiny bumps & a few short, minor creases at/near edges & corners esp. upper left edge. Will be shipped carefully rolled in a tube. This item cannot be sent by media mail, so extra shipping & handling charges are required. Very Fine. [Item #3847]