Opening by

Voice of Culture

Dance and Drum Troupe

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Grand Finale

Saturday, September 29, 2018
7:00 - 10:00 PM
Minneapolis Central Library 
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis Minnesota

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

​27th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival

“Signifyin’ & Testifyin’”

“And How Are The Children?”

(A traditional Masai greeting)

September 27 - 29, 2018


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“This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.”


Opening Ceremony

Thursday, September 27, 2018
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Perpich Center for Arts Education
6125 Olson Memorial Hwy.
Golden Valley, MN

Black Storytellers Alliance

​    The art of storytelling

Liars Contest

Friday, September 28, 2018
7:00 - 10:00 PM
Ames Elks Lodge
1614 Plymouth Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Opening by

Brother Ghana M'Baye

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