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Louise Bennett-Coverley Reading Festival - 100 Anniversary Birthday Celebration - Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Louise Bennett-Coverley Reading Festival – 100 Anniversary Birthday Celebration – Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

The Committee of the Annual Louise Bennett-Coverley Reading Festival and Scholarship Fundraiser cordially invites you to the 12th annual Reading Festival on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at the Broward College Performing Arts Theatre. This event will also be the launch of the 100th Anniversary celebrations of the Birthday of our late cultural icon and ambassador – Dr. the Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley, OM, OJ, and the South Regional Broward College Library’s Black History Month.

Louise Bennett-Coverley Reading Festival - 100 Anniversary Birthday Celebration - Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Titled “Daughters of Miss Lou”, this exciting Program will feature four of Jamaica’s best known “dawtas” – folklorists, storytellers and writers: Jamaica Poet Laureate – the Hon. Lorna Goodison; Actress- Pauline Stone-Myrie; Educators and Writers- Dr. Susan Davis and Dr. Donna Aza Weir-Soley. Moderator/MC will be the well-known writer and story-teller, Fr. Easton Lee. The evening will feature entertainment by local performers – poet Malachi Smith, Tallawah Mento Band, the Jamaican Folk Revue and the Sierra Norwood Children’s Cultural Group (among others). There will be Kulcha Quizzes and Jamaican Proverbs, so refresh your memories on our Jamaican culture, wear your National garb and be prepared to win a prize or “surprize”.

Please put this date in your calendars, share this BOO-NOO-NOO-NOOS family event with your Contacts, Friends and Families and come out in support of the Louise Bennett-Coverley Memorials and African -American History.

We look forward to welcoming you to this “can’t afford to miss”, unique and entertaining event – with the”Daughters of Miss Lou”- Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm), at the Broward College Performing and Cultural Arts Centre (PCAT) – 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Fla 33024.

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