The Committee of the Annual Louise Bennett-Coverley Reading Festival is delighted to present the 13th Annual Festival , titled “Miss Lou’s Views”, on Saturday, February 1st, 2:00 p.m., at its original venue – the South Regional Broward College Library, located at 7300 Pines Blvd, in Pembroke Pines, Fl. 33024.
This free, Community event celebrating its 13th year, is jointly coordinated by the Louise Bennett-Coverley Heritage Council, Broward College, the Friends of the South Regional Broward Library and the Jamaican Folk Revue, Inc. and will launch the Library’s Black History Month activities. It will also continue to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the birthday of Dr. the Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley, OM, OJ, MBE, Jamaica’s late cultural Ambassador, with the gifted and incomparable Dahlia Harris (touted as a young Miss Lou), supported by educators and authors – Dr. Andrea Shaw Nevins, Prof. Geoffrey Philp, with Dr. Susan Davis (Moderator)
Dahlia Harris’ presentation of “Miss Lou’s Views“ will headline an exciting program, which will re-visit the original Radio program, hosted by the mother of Jamaican culture – Louise Bennett-Coverley (“Miss Lou”), as she was affectionately known. The evening will also feature entertainment by local performers, including Sophia Nicholson, Maxine Osbourne, Malachi Smith and the Jamaican Folk Revue.
We will be honored to have you join us for this evening of culturally rich “edutainment” and look forward to welcoming you, to the 13th Annual Louise Bennett-Coverley Reading Festival, at 2:00 pm. – Saturday, February 1st, 2020.