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Blk Grrrl Book Fair Schedule for March 7th



                     #BLKGRRRL BOOK FAIR PROGRAM

Vegetarian and Vegan Food will be provided at fair cost throughout the day by RAC!

The event will be filmed for posterity.

10:00 a.m. Blessing of the space
10:15B a.m. Miriam Mathews Negro History Week’s Reading
curated by Lena Cole Dennis
Children poets and open for people under 16 (kids can read and share during any of the opens, but this segment is specifically for kids.)

Audre Lorde's Sister Outsider Opens at  10:45 p.m. (girls under 16 only), 11:45 a.m. (all ages and genders), 12:45 a.m. (all ages and genders, 1:45 p.m. (all ages and genders) and 2:45 p.m. (all ages and genders) and 7:30 p.m./immediately following the reading (all ages and genders) Manifestoes, poems, songs, non-commercial messages, essays as long at  it is under three minutes.
Ms Brooks Real Cool School Workshops
11:00 a.m. LA Queer Resistance will be giving their Transfeminst Revolt lecture and workshop focusing on issues that transfeminine folx face such as tranmisogyny, femmephobia and walking while trans, also includes clips of and stories about ways transfeminine individuals have revolted against of these and other forms of oppression.
12:00 p.m. Tomeekha Pitre-Escott El will be giving technical instructions how to make a book including printing, formatting and photos.
1:00 p.m. Reese Charleswell will be giving a workshop on how to work together  with others on anthology collaboration.

Julie Dash Film Festival 
curated by Zoe Blaq
2:00 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.
Beyond Suicide In "Tristesse", Patsy shares her past year of grappling with intense
clinical depression. This is a compelling portrayal of depression and
recovery. (36:03)
L.A. Temperamental A comedy by Lisa Holly. One person's day-to-day survival in the crazy world that is Los Angeles. (15:00)
Black Cotton Is the making of a photography art book that celebrates the beauty of
African American Women, the Afro hair style and the diversity of  African
Decent individuals.  We do this through fashion, hair, makeup, digital
media and Photography by Tomeekha Escott EL (31:00)
4:20 p.m. Evening literary starts. Raffle for books, lectures, workshops and more
Ida B Well’s Diary
Intro reading by Nikia Billingslea
Watts Village Theatre
Lynn Manning
On the Ground Floor
Malika Ali
Mount St Mary's Creative Writing Department
Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

5:00 p.m.
Jessie Redmon Fauset Parlor Conversation and Reading
curated by Teka-Lark Fleming
Natashia Deon
Lisa Teasley
Donna Murch

6:00 p.m.
Womynstories as told by the daughters of Wanda Coleman
Gia Scott-Heron
Iris Del Anda
Ellisa Granger
Yasmin Monet Watkins
Liliflor Art
3 Generaciones
Adrys Alvarez

Public transit
Metro 40 (24 hour) which runs all day exit at Broadway and 30th  .55 mile / Broadway and Jefferson .45 walk or bike ride
Metro 745 Broadway and Jefferson .45 walk or bike ride
Metro Silver Line (24 hour)
 110 FRWY/37TH ST USC STATION .97 walk or bike ride
Expo Line
JEFFERSON USC STATION a .78 mile walk or bike ride
Blue LINE  
SAN PEDRO STATION a 1.25 mile walk or bike ride

Driving directions:
Location 3201 Maple Avenue, South Central, 90011, south of the 10 and east of the 110 freeway in the neighborhood that was called the Eastside.

Major cross streets are Jefferson and Maple, immediate cross streets are Maple and 32st. If you’re south of the 10 and east of the 110 go northwest on Jefferson. If you’re south of the 10 and west of the 110 go east on Jefferson.

Free and ample street parking on 32nd and Maple, parking on Jefferson is a bit of a walk.

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