Time: June 25, 2011 from 10am to 7pm
Location: Leimert Park Village Vision Theater Lot
Street: 43rd and Degnan
City/Town: Leimert Park LA
Website or Map: http://www.leimertparkbookfai…
Event Type: book, fair
Organized By: Cynthia Exum
Latest Activity: Jun 24, 2011
The Leimert Park Village Book Fair will take place on Saturday, June 25, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm in the lot adjacent to the Vision Theatre, 3341 43rd Place in Los Angeles, California 90008 .
Producer Cynthia Exum expects over 5,000 festival attendees.
Former editor-in-chief of Essence magazine Susan L. Taylor, economist Dr. Julianne Malveaux, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist-turned-author Isabel Wilkerson headline this years event.
Over 150 celebrity readings, book signings, writing workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings, stage performances and musical acts will entertain during this day-long celebration.
Other celebrities-personalities-turned-authors added to the main stage lineup include:
Award-winning actor, Isaiah Washington is best known for his role of Dr. Preston Burke on the hit TV show “Grey’s Anatomy.
Todd Bridges -- The former child star—best known as Willis Jackson on “Diff’rent Strokes.”