This activity is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the Minnesota Arts and Culture heritage Fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008. 


26th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival

"Signifyin'  & Testifyin'"

"Let Our Rejoicing Rise!"

​September 28 -30, 2017

All events are family-friendly, free and open to the public!

Black Storytellers Alliance

​    The art of storytelling

Thursday, September 28th

Opening Ceremonies

Shiloh Temple

1201 West Broadway

Minneapolis, MN 55411

7 - 10 PM

Friday, September 29th

Liars Contest

Ames Elks Lodge 

1610 Plymouth Avenue N

Minneapolis, MN 55411

​7 - 10 PM

Saturday, September 30th

Grand Finale

Minneapolis Central Library

​300 Nicollet Mall


​7 - 10 PM