By Debra Bryant

The National Black Arts Festival returns for a 24th year with 10 days of art, dance, film, theatre, literature and music July 6-15. Events will be held at various metro Atlanta venues, including the Fox Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, High Museum, Clark Atlanta University Galleries, Centennial Olympic Park, Auburn Avenue Research Library and Greenbriar Mall.

Events include the NBAF Gala, the Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair, a Children’s Education Village, and a International Marketplace at Centennial Olympic Park. Tickets, which vary in price, to many of the events are available online, over the phone, or available at the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office.

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Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.