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Book Festival in Fort Lauderdale features Hip-Hop theme

Dance, art and exciting speakers. The South Florida Book Festival is packed with literature and entertainment. 

In 2023, South Florida Book Festival is July 13-15 with lots of free events. It's at the African-American library, 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale 33311.

The focus is Hip-Hop as form of expression through words and rhythms.

Some presentations require reservations online.

Events include:

  • 10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.  July 13 Youth Day featuring New York Times author Kwame Alexander and activities with Girls Make Beats and the Museum of Graffiti  Free/Tickets
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. July 13 T.W.E.R.K., Transnational artistic dance Works and practices that Evoke Revolutionary Kinship, featuring Olujimi Dance Theater Free/Tickets
  • 6 p.m.  July 14 event featuring Kevin Powell Free/Tickets
  • 10:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.  July 15 South Florida Book Festival
  • 11 a.m. program featuring Regina N. Bradley Free/Tickets

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