Organized by Rhode Island Black Storytellers, the 21stannual Funda Fest features events for all ages. Spanning two weekends, the festival includes programs at thirty schools and four libraries, as well as a Liars Contest (with cash prizes!) and the annual Langston Hughes Poetry Reading. Saturday’s Storytelling for Grown Folks event features guest performers that include founding RIBS member Abigail Ifatola Jefferson, who now lives in Boston, as well as Milwaukee storyteller Tejumola Ologboni and the Grammy-nominated Christylez Bacon, a Washington, DC performer who combines hip-hop with live instrumentation.
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Storytelling for Grown Folks
February 02 2019
|Time:||8:00 pm - 10:00 pm|
|Event Categories:||Books, Featured|
|Event Tags:||Abigail Ifatola Jefferson, Abigail Jefferson, Christylez Bacon, Funda Fest, Rhode Island Black Storytellers, Southside Cultural Center, storytelling, Teju Ologboni, Tejumola Ologboni|
Southside Cultural Center393 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907 United States
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