Community Book Drive – Summer Lit Arts in the Park

Community Book Drive for (DCPS) District of Columbia Public Schools – SY 2011-2012 – Support our youth by stocking their school libraries!

Tidal Basin Press, Inc., in conjunction with Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette M. Alexander, will host “Summer Lit Arts in the Park” on Saturday, August 6, 2011 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is a community based kick-off to benefit DC Public School libraries, many of which are below the 100 book per student threshold. This event will feature published poets and writers who will read excerpts from their works. For more information, please email:

Marvin Gaye Amphitheatre/Watts Park,
5200 Foote Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20019,
Saturday, August 6th, 2011, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

FEATURED ARTISTS: Abdul Ali, Derrick Weston Brown, Brian Gilmore, Alan King, Brother Yao, Dior & Blastphumis of Phatal Records and Dynamite, MUSIC BY Audio AJ.


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Since 1968, the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) has developed and promoted local artists, organizations and activities.
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