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Daniel Radcliffe moves from Harry Potter to Allen Ginsberg [VIDEO]

Daniel Radcliffe moves from Harry Potter to Allen Ginsberg [VIDEO]

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Radcliffe says he is still trying to separate himself from Harry Potter, the iconic character he played in eight blockbuster films.
Harry Potter fans rush Daniel Radcliffe at Venice Film Festival

Harry Potter fans rush Daniel Radcliffe at Venice Film Festival

VENICE, Italy, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Police and security guards protected actor Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter fans rushed him at the Venice Film Festival in Italy.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, June 3, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 3, 2012.
By United Press International

Ginsberg exhibit opens at National Gallery

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- An exhibition featuring 79 black-and-white portraits by the late U.S. poet Allen Ginsberg has opened at Washington's National Gallery of Art.

Beat poet Harold Norse dead at 92

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 (UPI) -- Renowned New York-born poet Harold Norse has died in San Francisco, where he resided for decades, said his friend Todd Swindell. Norse was 92.
Jon Hamm joins 'Howl' cast

Jon Hamm joins 'Howl' cast

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Jon Hamm is set to play defense attorney Jake Ehrlich in the upcoming film "Howl," Variety.com said.
Eisenberg, Evans cast as Beat writers

Eisenberg, Evans cast as Beat writers

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- Jesse Eisenberg, Chris Evans and Ben Whishaw have been cast in "Kill Your Darlings," representatives for the film about the U.S. Beat era said.
Franco to play Ginsberg in new bio-pic

Franco to play Ginsberg in new bio-pic

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor James Franco reportedly is set to play iconic Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the bio-picture "Howl."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 3, 2008.
By United Press International

'On the Road' manuscript on display

AUSTIN, Texas, April 4 (UPI) -- The original typewritten manuscript of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" has gone on display at the University of Texas at Austin, the curator of the exhibit said.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, June 3, 2007.
By United Press International

Likely Sputnik remains crash Beatnik scene

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A San Francisco museum dedicated to honoring the Beat Generation has an unusual new exhibit -- the purported remains of Russia's Sputnik I satellite.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, June 3, the 154th day of 2006 with 211 to follow.
By United Press International

Yippie co-founder Stew Albert dies at 66

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Radical 1960s Vietnam War protester and Yippie co-founder Stewart Albert has died of cancer in Portland, Ore. He was 66.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 3, the 154th day of 2005 with 211 to follow.
By United Press International

Poet Robert Creeley dead at 78

ODESSA, Texas, April 1 (UPI) -- Poet Robert White Creeley has died of pneumonia at an Odessa, Texas, hospital. He was 78.

Lucien Carr dead at 79

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Lucien Carr, who helped spawn the Beat generation and then guided the news report of United Press International over four decades, has died at the age of 79.

Emory University gets huge poetry trove

ATLANTA, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Emory University has received a gift of one of the largest private poetry collections, some 60,000 volumes and other items on 20th century poetry. Stephen Ennis, director of special collections at Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library said Thursda

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 3, the 155th day of 2004 with 211 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, June 3, the 154th day of 2003 with 211 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music

Today's birthdays include New Orleans-based pianist, singer and producer Alain Toussaint, and singer Jack Jones, both of whom were born in 1938 (age 65); White Lion's Mike Tramp in 1961 (age 42); and rapper-turned-actor LL Cool J in 1968 (age 35).
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Jan. 11-17.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Earl "Speedo" Carroll of the Cadillacs and the Coasters, who was born in 1937 (age 65); David "Jay" Black of Jay and the Americans in 1938 (age 64); Bruce Welch of the Shadows in 1941 (age 61); J.D. Souther in 1945 (age 57); Len
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(Nov. 2)
By United Press International
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