Tag Archive: Sat – Oct 2nd

Get Ready for Crafty Bastards

Crafty Bastards is October 2nd, but you can start your handmade shopping plans now.  Visit the vendor gallery to get a peek at of all the awesomeness that will be for sale at Crafty Bastards and start your handmade shopping plans now.

Can’t wait until October 2nd to get you hands on the goods?  We’ve included links to many of the vendors Etsy shops to make it super easy for you to start buying now.

Want to know what Crafty Bastards is all about?  Read the Crafty Bastards blog and follow @craftybastards for crafty related morsels.  For event specifics, go to the FAQand About pages.  Email craftybastards@washingtoncitypaper.com if you still have questions.

NIKKI GIOVANNI, MARY ALICE MONROE, E. B. Lewis, Tananarive Due, Josephine Humphreys, Michelle Singletary, Victoria Rowell, Chef Nathalie Dupree, Gary Smith, Sonia Sanchez, Margot Theis Raven plus many more authors at the 2010 Capital BookFest. See you this Fall!

Capital BookFest is a FREE, one-day literary festival that features hundreds of writers, poets, & children’s book authors, in exciting and informative readings, panel discussions, storytelling and interactive conversations. Our goal is to celebrate literature and promote literacy. Our mission is to strengthen families through reading.

Capital BookFest Expands to 3 Cities

Since 2005, the Capital BookFest has brought hundreds of authors, and thousands of readers, together for a FREE, festive and insightful day of readings, panels, storytelling, and exhibitors. In the Fall of 2010, we will take the show on the road, continuing our mission to Strengthen Families Through Reading. Come and see authors like Wes Moore, Nicole Seitz, Tina McElroy Ansa, Leonard Pitts, Jr., Jack Bass, Dr. Anita Davis-Defoe, Dr. Richard Hughes, Batt Humphreys, Bertice Berry, and hundreds more.

CBF Largo, MD:

Sonia Sanchez, Victoria Rowell, Wes Moore, Michele Singletary, Pastor Jamal Bryant, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Electra Rome Parks, Jabari Asim & more

Capital BookFest-Largo will again be held on the first Saturday in October at the Boulevard @ The Capital Centre. We have confirmed several celebrity and nationally-known authors for the one-day Free event. Look for Sonia Sanchez, Bernice L. McFadden, Bertice Berry, Booker T. Mattison, Cassandra Hill, Deborah Owens, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Electa Rome Parks, Haki Madhubuti, Pastor Jamal Bryant, James Jimason, Jud Nirenberg, Karyn Folan, Kevin Wayne Johnson, Leonard Pitts, Jr, Monda Webb, Pat G’Orge Walker, Robert Pierre, Roscoe Orman, Talaam Acey, Tinesha Davis, Trice Hickman, and William Dunn. and many more of your favorite writers.

Authors interested in exhibiting, click here.
Become a Festival Volunteer.

Save the Date: Saturday, October 2, 2010, from 10 am to 7 pm
Blvd @ Capital Centre (Behind Borders Books)
931A Capital Centre Blvd
Largo, MD, 20774

CBF Charleston, SC:

Nikki Giovanni, Mary Alice Monroe, Tananarive Due, Jack Bass, Margot Theis Raven, Marcus Amaker, Jenny Sanders, Dori Sanders & more

We are excited to be bringing the Capital BookFest to Charleston, SC. We have confirmedseveral celebrity and nationally-known authors for the one-day Free event. Look for Actress Victoria Rowell, Chefs Nathalie Dupree & Holly Herrick, Acclaimed Writers Dori Sanders, Jack Bass, Bret Lott, SC Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth, Poets Ellie Davis, Linda Ferguson, Carol Ann Davis and Marcus Amaker, Acclaimed Poet/Activists Sonia Sanchez & Haki Madhubuti, Roscoe Orman (Gordon from Sesame Street), SC Authors Beth Webb Hart, Nicole Seitz, Cleo Scott Brown, AlTonya Washington, Sheila Martina, Savannah Frierson, 18 year-old Novelist Noni Carter, and many more of your favorite writers.

Authors interested in exhibiting, click here.
Become a Festival Volunteer.

Saturday, November 6, 2010, from 10 am to 6 pm
Charleston County Public Library (FREE PARKING in Library Garage & at the Aquarium)
Gaillard Auditorium (Outdoor Courtyard)
Blue Bicycle Books
College of Charleston

For more information, go to: http://capita2.bizland.com/