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Event 

Title:
The Sixth Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
When:
Jun.30.2012 10.00AM - 06.00PM
Category:
General

Description

The Sixth Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair will take place on Saturday, June 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the Vision Theater backlot at 43rd Street and Degnan in Los Angeles.

The event will feature over 150 readings, book signings, writing workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings, stage performances children's activities and musical performances.

There will be a tribute to the Black Arts Movement and poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Dale and Alonzo Davis will receive a special resolution on the 45th anniversary of the Brockman Gallery. Journalist Earl Ofari Hutchison will interview Rodney King about his new memoir.

Special guests include Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Isabel Wilkerson, Rev. Cecil Murry and Connie Rice. Author and actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is 2012 LPVBF ambassador.

For more information visit www.leimertbookfair.com.