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MEDIA ALERT!! MEDIA ALERT!! MEDIA ALERT!!
LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE BOOK FAIR FEATURES HUNDREDS OF AUTHORS AND ARTISTS
WHAT: Third Annual Leimert Park Village Book Festival, “Celebrating Our Literary Legacy: Our Heritage, Our Words, Our Stories,” featuring special salute to artists and illustrators and workshop with Howard Bingham, 40 year friend and photographer to Muhammad Ali.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 6, 2009
WHERE: Leimert Park Village, Degnan Blvd. at 43rd Street
WHY: To create a festive and fun event aimed at promoting literary arts.
WHO: Hundreds of authors, poets, publishers, illustrators, cartoonists, comic writers, story tellers, spoken word artists including artists, Varnette P. Honeywood, Synthia SAINT JAMES, Kamal Al Mansour and Rene, along with authors California Poet Laureate emeritus, Al Young, May May Ali, Kim Wayans, Karyn Parsons and “Vegan Soul Kitchen” Chef Bryant Terry, produced by event creator, Cynthia E. Exum in conjunction with 8th District City Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, 2nd Dist. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, among others.
Contact: Rae Jones, RAEDIANT Communications, 323.294.5280 or cell, 323.363.2406.