SPECIAL PROGRAMMING

SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS & BOOK DISPLAYS

     
•   “James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time” TASCHEN publication
      with photographs by Steve Schapiro, Location: TBA 
•   “Celebrating Jazz Legends Ella Fitzgerald & Al Jarreau”  - Jazz Reading Lounge hosted by
LA Philharmonic, Grammy Museum at L.A. Live & Amoeba Records
•    Harriett Tubman Press – Loyola Marymount University Booth
•   Vintage Black Americana Kitchen Collection – Sable Images Booth 

FILM SCREENINGS 

     
•   “African American Cowboy: The Forgotten Man of the West” film documentary
produced/ directed by Victoria  Lionznyansky, LA County Public Library Booth   ​

SPECIAL MEET & GREET | AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS 

     
•   ​Gary Phillips, Mystery and Comic Book Writer – 12 pm 
•   Kim Coles, Actress, Comedian, Author & 2017 Leimert Park Book Fair Ambassador – Main Stage: 12:30 p.m. 
•   Dennis Powell, Former Major League Baseball Pitcher &  Los Angeles Dodgers Alumni (1985-1986) – Children’s Stage: 1:00 p.m.
 

SPECIAL MEET & GREET | AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS 

     
In Celebration of Black Women of the Old West:
•   ​Billie Frierson reads The Adventures of Stagecoach Mary Fields – Children’s Stage: 10:45 a.m.
•   ​Christine Nelson as Biddy Mason – Children’s Stage:  10:45 a.m.