By Ari Braverman More than 70 vendors will congregate at the eleventh-annual New Orleans Book Fair this Saturday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 725 Magazine St. (at Girod). Some will be hawking ’zines and self-published manuscripts. Some will be promoting more traditionally produced books, and others will be displaying screen-printed t-shirts, … N.O. Book Fair moves to the C.B.D., remains D.I.Y.
Here at Room 220, we’re still stuck in a state of awe over Ben Sandmel’s fantastic biography of Ernie K-Doe, published recently by the Historic New Orleans Collection. We’ve recently posted a whole slew of archival photos of the book along with Wesley Stokes’ review of it. Is that Quintron in the pool, and Miss … K-Doe Photos from the K-Doe Bio
The Historic New Orleans Collection will celebrate the launch of Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans by Ben Sandmel this Wednesday, April 11, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the HNOC HQ, 533 Royal Street. Sandmel will sit for an interview with Karen Celestan—co-author of the Harold Battiste Jr. biography the HNOC put out … FOOL SHUT YOUR MOUTH UP: Ernie K-Doe book launch this Wednesday!!!