What Does Freedom Look Like?

The Southern Rep Theatre hosts “What Does Freedom Look Like?,” a children’s reading and art making event on Saturday, April 22, at 12 p.m. at the Community Book Center (2523 Bayou Road). Join this free event where the Southern Rep…

Action Words – Book Signing and Reception

The Community Book Center hosts the book signing and reception for Shaune Bordere’s Action Words: Journey of a Journalist/Ora M. Lewis – Desegregation Novel 1935 – 1936. The event will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 10, at 2523…

Law & Desire reading with Kalamu ya Salaam, Marguerite Doyle-Johnston, and others

Michael Allen Zell with read from Law & Desire at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7, at the Community Book Center (2523 Bayou Road). Zell will read from the second book in the Bobby Delery series from Lavender Ink. Living legend Kalamu ya Salaam…

Community Book Center celebrates new interior design with Tulane City Center on April 27

This week, the Community Book Center will celebrate the completion of its new interior design/build in partnership with the Tulane City Center. The event will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at the Community Book Center…

Taymika G. Byrd presents CRESCENT CITY CONNECTION at the Community Book Center April 19

Local author Taymika G. Byrd will present and sign copies of her new book, Crescent City Connection, during an event from 4 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the Community Book Center (2523 Bayou Road). Crescent City Connection…

Stanley Crouch on Charlie Parker this Friday at the Community Book Center

Eminent jazz journalist and critic Stanley Crouch will present his new biography of Charlie “Bird” Parker, Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker, at 6 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 8, at the Community Book Center (2523 Bayou…

This is your black experience: A young transplant discovers the Community Book Center

The Community Book Center is celebrating its 30th anniversary this weekend with a series of events that honor and support the institution and the men and women who have kept it a living, crucial part of New Orleans for three…


The Community Book Center (2523 Bayou Road) has a motto: We celebrate Black history every day. And they’ve been doing it for a whopping 30 years! This weekend, the CBC is hosting an array of events to celebrate their anniversary,…

Honor the stories: An interview with Daniel Wolff

By Jenga Mwendo Writer Daniel Wolff came to New Orleans five months after Hurricane Katrina with filmmaker Jonathan Demme, not knowing what they’d find. They were told the story was over, that all the “good shots” had already been taken.…

Event recap: Kristina Robinson and co. at the Community Book Center

On May 8, Room 220 hosted a discussion between philosopher Tamler Sommers and anti-death-penalty attorney Billy Sothern at the Community Book Center. They were to discuss the philosophy of punishment. I figured it would be heady, and criminal justice issues…

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