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Saturday, October 27 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Storyteller Competition Live Staged Reading SPONSORED BY BAISDEN FILMWORKS

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This is always a SRO event. This year you have to pre-register to secure your seat! Admission is FREE if you pre-register. On-site registration is $30 if you don't pre-register before midnight on Oct. 26th.  PRE-REGISTER HERE!

Live staged reading of the 3 finalist scripts in the Hollywood Black Film Festival's Storyteller Competition. Presented by Michael Baisden, the readings will be directed and cast by veteran stage director/writer/producer Don Welch ("The Bachelor Party" and "The BacheloretteParty"). SPONSORED BY BAISDEN FILMWORKS



Kenny Lattimore
Keith Burke
Jermaine Jacox
Alexia Peebles
Danny Delloyd
Sy Richardson Roger Payano
Marvin Gay
Adenrele Ojo-Allen


Performing scenes from the HBFF Storyteller Competition finalist scripts:

Blu's Country by Corey Moore

Six Figures by Regina Junior

Raped by Malcolm Rector

The Puppy Cure (honorable mention) by Michael & Sherry Compton


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Michael Baisden

Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality
Michael Baisden is undeniably one of the most influential and engaging personalities in radio history.  His meteoric rise to #1 is redefining radio with the numbers to back it up.  The show is syndicated by Cumulus Media and is heard in over 78 markets nationwide with over 8 million... Read More →
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Don B. Welch

CEO/Founder, Don B. Welch Productions
Writer/Director/Producer/Author Don B. Welch passionately loves the Arts. Theater, Film Television, all play some part in the daily life of this up and coming industry mogul. He is the Writer and Director of over 19 stage productions, most notably, The Bachelorette Party, My Brothers... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2012 7:30pm - 9:30pm PDT
Great Room, W Hotel 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
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