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Climax

“In New Orleans, Lawrence Lipton singled out Robert Cass for starting the magazine, Climax: A creative review in the jazz spirit in 1955. At the same time, Cass opened a club and art gallery call the Climax Jazz, Art & Pleasure Society of Lower Bourbon Street. Cass’s journal and club served as a magnet for bohemian and Beatnik activity in New Orleans. It was also one of the few openly integrated clubs in the South.”

Alan Bisbort, Beatniks: A Guide to an American Subculture (2010)

Climax