Category Archives: Main Programs

La Rambla Stage Special Guests

“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 wander up and down the closed-off streets of Kensington as they

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

“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 other cookbook and culinary authors for an afternoon of “food talk”

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Poetry…The Sea Of Possibilities 

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. Our 2019 Poetry program!  Stay tuned for updates! Masters of Ceremonies:  Reuben

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