Category Archives: Main Programs

La Rambla Stage Special Guests with Steve Piacente

2020 festival program coming soon! ************************************************************************************ 2019  program below     “The Day of the Book Festival has grown from a neighborhood event to an international celebration that draws thousands of visitors and truly offers something for everyone. We have an amazing array of literary, musical and artistic talent lined up for this year. I love seeing kids and adults

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Magic, Music, Dragons, and Dinosaurs!

2020 festival program coming soon! ************************************************************************************ 2019  program below “It’s an extraordinary thing to be able to do something you’re truly passionate about…something that connects with children, asks them to come along for a wild ride and then actually teaches them something in the process.”  (Mr. Mike) The Children’s Stage is located at the corner of Howard Avenue and Fawcett

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From Book to Plate: Food Talk with Jonathan Bardzik and Friends

2020 festival program coming soon! ************************************************************************************ 2019  program below     “With each book there was a guiding idea – simple, summer entertaining or fresh, seasonal cooking – and the stories and recipes grew from it… there are times when good stories suggest recipes and other times when a story follows a favorite recipe or ingredient.”  Join Jonathan Bardzik and

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Poetry…The Sea Of Possibilities…with Festival Poet Laureate Nancy Naomi Carlson

  2020 festival program coming soon! ************************************************************************************ 2019  program below     Like music, poetry conveys countless emotions: joy, anger, longing, for starters. It is, to quote the poet- vocalist-bandleader Patti Smith– a sea of possibilities. The poets featured at this year’s Kensington Day Of The Book Festival will provide broad, moving and accessible works for the mind and heart.

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Indie Writing & Publishing: Tips & Tricks, hosted by Andrew Gifford

2020 festival program coming soon! ************************************************************************************ 2019  program below Join an exciting and eclectic group of authors, editors, and publishers for a deep dive into the evolving indie publishing market, featuring a series of panels and interviews discussing editing, world-building, genre-bending, how to write and solicit book reviews, grassroots book marketing techniques, and engaging social media influencers. Schedule of panels

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KTown Rocks!

2020 festival program coming soon! ************************************************************************************ 2019  program below Featuring…. the Rock-A-Sonics and The Nighthawks,  on the KTown Rocks! Stage. Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings on the La Rambla Stage. Uke Sisters & Friends and Traditions Celtic Band on the Sweat Shop Stage. And Roman Kostovski on the Poetry Stage.

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