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MPLS: Signifyin' & Testifyin' - Grand Finale

  • Minneapolis Central Library 300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN, 55401 United States (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."

It is free, family-friendly and open to public. Voice of Culture Dance & Drum Troupe provides the opening for the Grand Finale, 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 storytellers can be found on the Black Storytellers Alliance website: