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2016 ArtesMiami Lydia Cabrera Award Luncheon

2016 ArtesMiami Lydia Cabrera Award LuncheonFriday, October 14, 12pm-2pm - Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables

Mitchell Kaplan, founder of Books & Books Bookstore and co-founder of Miami Book Fair, will receive the prestigious ArtesMiami Lydia Cabrera Award on Friday, October 14, 2016, at a luncheon presented by U.S. Century Bank, one of the top ten Hispanic-owned community banks in the U.S. The award, named in memory of Lydia Cabrera, world-renowned writer and expert in Afro-Cuban culture, honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to the cultural development of South Florida. It is the first time that a non-Hispanic receives this award. Tickets are $125 per person; $95 for ArtesMiami benefactors (donors of $100 or more). @ArtesMiami

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