Black History Month Literary Jazz Brunch: An Ivory and Cream AffairName: Black History Month Literary Jazz Brunch: An Ivory and Cream AffairDate: February 29, 2020Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM CSTWebsite: http://www.mtwimagesolutions.comEvent Description:
The Literary Jazz Brunch: An Ivory and Cream Affair is the signature event of the Black History Month Literary Weekend, where we showcase published, self-published, local and independent authors, as well as introduce young adults to a whole new literary world while exposing them to a part of Black History beyond what they learn in school. Check out just some of what we have in store for you!
o Hosted by WBOK's Oliver "OT" Thomas
o Guest speaker: Minister Bobbye Mathews, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church
o Live music by Strate Notes Jazz Band.
o 8th and 9th Grade Essay Contest Winners!
o Special appearance by national bestselling author Brian W. Smith
o 10 featured local and national authors:
Aston R. Williams -- The Righteous Seeds: 7 Principles Towards Success
Kesh Nicole -- Every Goodbye Ain't Always Forever (1-2), A Family Affair, A Beautiful Symphonie, Broken Empire (1-3)
LaTracey Drux -- 10k in 10 days for Black Authors, 100 things every black author needs to do NOW
Diana Riley -- Cooking on Purpose, Grace at the Kitchen Table
Rosalind Armstrong-Woodfox -- My Story, My Testimony, My Deliverance
Teriece Reynolds -- Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart Life, Lessons on Cultivating Healthy and Meaningful Relationships
Raymond Manson -- Bamzybaby's First day of school
Vanessa J Ross -- A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Eyez
Portia A. Cosby -- The Disgruntled Wives Club, It's Complicated, & F.I.R.E. Reignited
Shelia Goss -- The Joneses, The Aftermath
So put on your best ivory or cream outfit and join us for an upscale literary experience! Kids and VIP options available!