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THE ACKER AWARDS for avant garde excellence

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THE ACKER AWARDS for avant garde excellence
Curated by: Alan Kaufman

998 Valencia St.
San Francisco, California 94110
June 6th, 2013 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://viracochasf.com/#!//
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
other
EMAIL:  
viracochasf@gmail.com
PHONE:  
(415) 374-7048
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed-Fri 12-6; Sat-Sun 12-7
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
The Free University of San Francisco
TAGS:  
performance art, theater, film, literature, music, activism, photography, mixed-media, digital, installation, graffiti/street-art, video-art, performance, conceptual, pop, surrealism, abstract, modern
COST:  
FREE

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THE ACKER AWARDS for avant garde excellence
CONTACT: Alan Kaufman, SF: 415-573-5766 or Akpoem2@aol.com
Clayton Patterson, NYC: 212-477-1363 or claytonpatterson161@gmail.com
***********STARS OF THE AVANT GARDE TO TURN OUT*************
Awards ceremonies to take place in San Francisco and New York City
When? JUNE 6, 2013, 7PM, local time
Where? VIRACOCHA, 998 Valencia Street at 21st, the Mission, San Francisco and The Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk Street, ManhattanNew York.
What?Acker Awards are bestowed on those who “have made outstanding contributions in their discipline in defiance of convention, or else served their fellow writers and artists in outstanding ways.”
The award is named after the novelist, and darling of the avant garde, KATHY ACKER 
Recipients of the award include Hubert Selby Jr. and Barney Rosset (posthumous) for lifetime achievement; Annie Sprinkle, Peter Plate, Justin Giarla, William T.Vollman, Michelle Tea, Diane DiPrima, Michael Sladek, Matt Gonzalez, Paul Krassner, Joe Goode, Bob Holman, Judith Malina, Daniel Handler, Jane Ganahl, Felice Newman, Brenda Knight, Oscar Villalon, Charlie Getter, Zarina Zabrisky, Joe Clifford, Jerry Cimino, Evan Karp, Peter Maravalis, Jack Boulware, Brett Amory, C.Carr, Nick Zedd, Alice O'Malley, Joe Coleman and many others. For a complete listing of the recipients and more information go to http://www.ackerawards.com.