Latest update September 10th, 2017 3:14 PM

Schedule

                           

It’s DFW LITERARY SOULFEST WEEKEND!  

Time to celebrate Literacy & Literary Arts!

Dock Radio- Fri. Sept 15@1pm-3pm – Arrested Development Marathon, selected speeches & interviews-  www .DockRadioLive.com  or download app  IPhone /Android – ‘Dock Radio’
Tonight Fri. Sept 15 – Meet up & kick off DFWLS at Arrested Development Concert at Shipping and Receiving Bar Tonight  
7PM Doors
8PM The Rage Out Arkestra
9PM The Effinay’s
10PM Arrested Development
You can purchase tickets at www.thedockbookshop.com
Tomorrow Sat. Sept 16 – DFW LITERARY SOULFEST AT A GLANCE 
11:00a – MBK Rites of Passage Ceremony
12:00p –
-Queen Mother Orite Olasowo’ Adefunmi of Oyotunji African Village speaks to families
-Saving our Sons & Vision Board Guide for young people by Patrick Oliver
-Review of the book Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates, hosted by Dominique
1:00p –
-Exploring the literary works of Iyanla Vanzant
-Spotlight on The Third World Press celebrating 50 years
-Dock Power Hour – Introducing DFWLS featured authors
2:30p “The Sisters are Alright” a book review by Keys to the Kingdom
3:00p Money and Business by The Millionaire Makers
4:00p Remembering Dick Gregory, We will be celebrating the life and legacy of Gregory and reviewing his literary works
5:30p Reviewing the book The Hate You Give (THUG) by Angie Thomas, review presente by Texas Librarian Monique Christain-Long
6:00p DFWLS Concert ft. Tatiana “Lady May” Mayfield. Cost of ticket $10.00
DFW LITERARY SOULFEST 2017 WEEKEND
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DFW LITERARY SOULFEST KICKOFF WITH

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

FRIDAY, SEPT 15, 2017
at Shipping & Receiving Bar
201 S Calhoun St.
Fort Worth, TX
  Meet Up/Social Hour: 7:30p
 

 Show: 9:00 pm 

Genius Lyrics from Arrested Development…
From the early 90’s the music group offered  a positive, Afrocentric alternative in what was a gangsta rap dominated scene.
Fans can expect to hear all of their favourite hits including Tennessee, Mr Wendal, People Everyday, Revolution, Ease My Mind and many more.
Mark Your Calendars! 
DFW Literary SoulFEST
POWER SESSIONS & CONCERT


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
 
11:00 – 8:00
 PM
The Dock Bookshop
6637 Meadowbrook Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76112
   

A Celebration of Books, Reading, Community and Culture

During National Literacy Month!

Full schedule coming soon
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DFW Literary SoulFEST Highlights

DFW LITERARY SOULFEST CONCERT  
featuring
TATIANA LADY MAY 

SATURDAY, SEPT 16th
at The Dock 

6637 Meadowbrook Dr Fort Worth, TX   
Show: 6:00 PM
 

Tatiana Mayfield is a star among jazz vocalists. Her voice is very refreshing and joyful to listen to and her talent is undeniable. Her vocabulary includes classic and timeless jazz interpretations and her scat was described to be “as natural as breathing”. She also has an affinity to sing some excellent R&B interpretations.

Remembering the
Life &Legacy of
Dick Gregory
Saturday, Sept. 16th
4:00-5:30 PM
@ The Dock
 
During the DFWLS we will pause to pay tribute to
Dick Gregory
Comedian, Civil Rights Activist, Social Critic, Writer and more.
Come share your thoughts, artistic expressions and energy as we discuss his new book,
Defining Moments in History: Reading Between the Lies
which will be available for purchase at event.

The Official Celebration for Dick Gregory will be held this Sat. Sept. 16 as well at 4PM at City of Praise Ministries, 8501 Jericho City Dr.  Landover, MD 20785

Dock Power Hour
featuring DFWLS Authors 
 Sat. Sept 16th – 1:00-2:00p 
Rickie Clark

Pastor Mike Nwanju
Elder Chimeremugo
Patrick Oliver
Sanderia Faye
Sh’Moore
Darolyn Brock 
and more!
AUTHORS REGISTER HERE

Millionaire Maker Club Wealth Team  

Sat. Sept 16th – 3:00-4:00p 

Dorothy Cook,
The Millionaire Maker
Book Title: Wealth: Success Tips For Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
 
Dr. Shirley Clark,
Millionaire Brand Strategist
Book Title: Blessed: How To Attract Wealth Into Your Life
Dr. Sonya Hamm,
Millionaire FinanceConsultant
Book Title: Spirit-Led Wealth 
Diane Washington,
Millionaire Business Coach
Book Title: Maximize Your Money

My Brother’s Keeper
 Book Camp
Rites of Passage Ceremony
Sat. Sept 16 at 11am
The young men of the MBK Book Camp have truly been putting in work. The community is invited to come and support their first Rite of Passage Ceremony at DFW Literary Soulfest
@DFW Literary SoulFEST, learn more about MBK, Community Challenge, FWISD Connection & Getting Involved…President Obama Press Release 9/13 discusses life commitment to My Brother’s Keeper Initiative established in 2014…

Come Meet & Greet Queen
Mother ORITE OLASOWO’ ADEFUNMI
of Oyotunji African Village

Sat. Sept 16 at 12:00 NoonWho will share a word to the families following
MBK Rites of Passage Ceremony
During DFW Literary Soulfest
BOOK REVIEWS & DISCUSSIONS

Our beloved co-owner & staffer Dominique Johnson will discuss the Black Panther Series and 2018 movie release at DFW Literary Soulfest at 12:30p


The beautiful Queens of Keys to the Queendom

will present the book
THE SISTERS ARE ALRIGHT by Tamara Winfrey Harris

at 2:30p

 

Our wonderful Librarian friend Monique Christian Long will do a book review on the book THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas at 5:30p

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Join a literary group! There will be opportunities for to meet & greet and join book clubs & literary groups at the DFW Literary Soulfest!
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Featured Books Now for Community Conversation
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The Dock Bookshop is one of the largest independent, full service, African-American owned bookstores in the nation. Opened in 2008, The Dock has become a retailer, venue and a destination spot for African American literature and culture. Our mission is to inspire, inform and edu-tain readers and community thru books & other products, events & groups. The Dock Bookshop is a force for good in the community, selling products and hosting events that inspire, inform and edu-tain.

We’re not only a bookstore, but also a cause. Our aim is to increase literacy and awareness to better communities. We promote reading and books, literacy and literary arts & family and community in collaboration with our nonprofit affiliate Literary Arts Connection (a.k.a. Texas Literacy Connection). As a member, you help support our various weekly and monthly programs Poetry Night, Family Night, Night Women Book Club, Sankofa Film, Books & Discussion, author events, classes, community forums and more!

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The Dock Bookshop
 6637 Meadowbrook Dr Fort Worth, TX 76112
(15 minutes from downtown Fort Worth/
25 minutes from downtown Dallas)