Saturday, Jan 21, 2012 to Sunday, Jan 29, 2012: Zora! Festival The 23rd annual Zora Neale Hurston festival taking place in Eatonville, Florida.
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012 to Saturday, Mar 24, 2012: Broward County Libraries Big Read Events The Broward County Libraries are offering several events throughout February and March for the Big Read. Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012: Zora Neale Hurston: Listening to the South 2-3pm This musical program by Dr. Chris Jackson, NSU faculty, will cover Zora Neale Hurston’s ability to capture colloquial speech in her writings and explore her folklore study projects that included recording stories and songs.
Sunday, Mar 18, 2012: The Big Read: Zora's Roots 2-3:30pm The Big Read is an initiative by the National Endowment of the Arts to encourage people across the nation to pick up a good book. In harmony with that proposal, we’ll have a film screening of Zora’s Roots and a discussion of her life.
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012: Zora Fest 20128th Annual Celebration of the Life of Author Zora Neale Hurston in Fort Pierce, Fl. The dates for this event are TBA. Please check back or visit zorafest.org for updates.
The Big Read Audio Guides
Audio Guides are discussions about the selected books and authors by various commentators.
For more audio guides: Go to http://www.neabigread.org/ for more audio guides. Click on "Our Books" and then click on a book. Click on "Audio Guide" and enjoy your selection.
Zora Neale Hurston
Photographed by Carl Van Vechten