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GOLDEN VALLEY: Signifyin' & Testifyin' - Opening Ceremony

  • Perpich Center for Arts Education 6125 Olson Memorial Hwy Golden Valley, MN (map)

The 28th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival, “Signifyin’ & Testifyin’,” runs for three days. This year’s theme is "Strength of Our Youth, Wisdom of Our Elders.”

All events are family-friendly, Free and open to the public.

Brother Ghana M’Baye’s Drum Troup provides the opening with this year’s featured Master Tellers:

  • Janice Curtis Greene - Baltimore, Maryland

  • Dylan Pritchett - Richmond, Virginia

  • Mama Koku - Atlanta, Georgia

  • Atiba Kwabena Wilson - Harlem, New York

  • Oceana James - Harlem, New York

  • Toni Simmons - Fort Worth, Texas

  • Oba William King - Dallas, Texas

  • Auntie Beverly - Minneapolis, Minnesota

More information about the tellers can be found on the Black Storytellers Alliance website:

Earlier Event: September 25
ST. PAUL: The Moth StorySLAM - "Lessons"