The Burroughs Century

The Burroughs Century is a 5-day festival that will be held in Bloomington, Indiana from February 5-9 to celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary artist and writer William S. Burroughs. Plans include a film festival featuring works made with or about Burroughs, an exhibit of Burrough’s literary archives, an exhibit of Burroughs’s paintings, musical performances, staged readings, and a costume ball. The celebration will culminate in a two-day symposium featuring scholars, artists, critics, and musicians who will discuss Burroughs, his work, and its influence on American culture and beyond.

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