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Seventh Annual Miss Lou Reading Festival

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Jan 16-Jan 22, 2014
Published:
Jamaica, NY
ISBN:
1018-2330
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Blacks, festivals, Culture, Reading, Poets, Pembroke Pines (Florida), Bennett-Coverly, Louise Simone, 1919-2006
Notes:
Under the patronage of Jamaica's Consul General, Franz Hall, the event will feature one of Jamaica's cultural icon and accomplished cultural actress, Marguerite Newland who will share perspectives of her relationship with the late Hon. [Louise Bennett-Coverley] "Miss Lou" OJ, MBE. (1919-2006), former international cultural ambassador. Newland, communication consultant and broadcaster, has had a wide range of experience in the dramatic arts since she began performing in 1968. Her theatre profile include works with notables such as Basil Dawkins, Easton, Oliver Samuels among others.