WHAT: The Central Avenue Book Festival will celebrate new and popular authors with day-long activities to include book-signings, readings, discussions, wine-tasting, food, arts & crafts, vendors and more!
WHEN: SUNDAY, Oct. 27, 2013
12 noon to 5 p.m.
WHERE: African American Firefighter Museum (Historic Firehouse 30)
www.AAFFMuseum.org (213) 744-1730
1401 So. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90021
WHO: The Festival is excited to welcome authors including George Fraser, Martha Tucker, Eloise Laws, David G. Brown, Dr. Kwaku Person-Lynn, Darryl James, Angela Meryl, Bill Overton, Dr. Nicoline Ambe, Valerie Jackson, Gil Robertson, Valerie Goodloe, Tracy Brooks, Dr. Firpo Carr, LaShirl Smith, Rev. Alfreda Lanoix, Rickey Teems and more! Wine-tasting by Zuri Wines. Synthia St. James art exhibit and craft vendors.
The Festival will honor local author Eric Jerome Dickey for literary excellence that includes characters and content specific to greater Los Angeles; Picolo Lewis (Picolo Books) for his community service and programs; and Josefa Salinas as the newly appointed Library Commissioner for the City of Los Angeles.
The Festival is presented by LAStylin’ and L.A. by Pam Siteseeing Tours. Sponsors include SoldOut Connections, Explorer Studios, Inc. and Street Elements, Inc.
This event will benefit the Junior Firefighter Youth Foundation and the African American Firefighter Museum.