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Video: See Flash Mob Bukowski Tribute Performance Break Out at Barney's Beanery
Diners and drinkers at the original Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood Thursday night were treated to a flash-mob style poetry performance in tribute to iconic L.A. writer Charles Bukowski.
Bukowski was reportedly a regular at Barney's, so the event is called "Charles Bukowski -- Back in WeHo," and it's being presented in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time, the ongoing and innovative art collaborative.
Actors with Unbound Productions took part in the 15-minute performance, some of which was captured on video.