KEROWACKED FESTIVAL 2018
Boynton Beach Art District
One of Palm Beach County’s Best Multimedia Festivals!
The 7th Annual ActivistArtistA KeroWACKED Festival
Sunday, April 8, 2018, 3-10 PM
KeroWacked Festival: Rolando Chang Barrero
Women of the Beat Generation
Open Studios + Live Music + Vendor + Food Trucks
The Boynton Beach Art District
402-422 West Industrial Ave., Boynton Beach, Florida 33426
Boynton Beach–The trendsetting hipster hangout, the Boynton Beach Art District is leading the pack again this summer starting with their kick offspring festival the 7th Annual KeroWACKED Festival.
The brainchild of artist Rolando Chang Barrero who loves the literature of beat generation and it’s cast of influencers says this years theme is “women of the beat.” The homages are part of highlighting the underrepresented women writers, Joyce Johnson, Diane Di Prima, Brenda Frazer, Joan Vollmer, Carolyn Cassady and Elise Cowen, who are too often are overlooked by the fame of festival’s namesake Jack Kerouac and the other beat generation’s leading literary males counterparts; Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and Neal Cassady.
The festival which began in the spring of 2012 has a consistently rounded up artists, musicians, poets and other creatives to provide the community with a day-long fun-filled day.
This year’s roundup of talent includes the following….
Rolando Chang Barrero, Nancy Bivins-Edwards, Tobius Kinte, Diane Slobotkin, Dianett Doyle, James Russo, Chris Bivins, Michael Kupillas, Zach Purdo, Heather Leake, Nicole Galluccio, Christine Sylvain and Jordan Pettingill.
Altered Roots, ReMerge, Grace Roots Xotic Yeyo, Mood Swing, The Coven, and Silky Milky Sugar.
VENDORS and FOOD TRUCKS
Food Trucks $40
Artists Vendor Spaces $40
10’ x 10’ space only $40 Limited Spaces…Please Let us know this week!
*If you are a children’s organization, or a not for profit service organization there is NO FEE….
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A day-long celebration of the beat generation
of the 1960’s!
Sunday, the district will be abuzz in activity for the second annual KeroWACKED Multimedia Fest,
inspired by the Beat Generation.
“We want to create a space where all of the arts are flowing,” Barrero said.
“I’m fascinated by the Beat Generation,” says Roly Chang Barerro, organizer of the 5th Annual KeroWACKED Festival happening April 24 in the Boynton Beach Art District. “The way they brought all the different types of artists together – poets, writers, performers. It was really a think tank movement, and that spirit is what I’m …
Over the past five years, the art district has had a variety of cultural events, including Paint It! An Urban Affair, open mic nights, educational tours and workshops for children, fundraisers and the signature multimedia festival called KeroWACKED
Boynton Beach Arts District
It’s that energy the Boynton Beach Arts District — that fervent, funky DIY arts engine — has seized upon for its annual celebration of the beatnik spirit. It’s on its third KeroWACKED, which, as with most BBAD events, is the brainchild of resident sprite/evil genius Rolando Chang Barrero. –