a celebration of
Januar y 15 - 21 2007
MLK:AMAZING GRACE 1 and 2pm, at the Providence Children’s Museum. RIBS tellers Rochel Coleman and
Valerie Tutson return with their moving tribute to Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement. For info, call 401.273.5437.
1/16-19 FUNDA IN THE SCHOOLS RIBS tellers and invited guests perform in schools statewide.
For more information, call Carolyn Martino 401.351.8090.
FAMILY STORYTELLING CONCERT ~ free! 6:30–8pm, at the Kevin K. Coleman Elementary School in Woonsocket
SPOKEN WORD 9 pm, at Mixed Magic Theatre, 171 Main Street Pawtucket (Corners of Main and Roosevelt Streets)
Local artists and old school poets take the stage for this popular event. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.
INTERGENERATIONAL WORKSHOP ~ free! 10:30am–12noon, at Central Branch, Providence Public Library,
225 Washington Street, Prov. Mama Koku from Atlanta engages all ages in a unique style to help us tell stories together.
STORYTELLING CONCERT ~ free! 1-3pm at Central Branch, Providence Public Library, 225 Washington Street, Prov.
Youth performers and professional tellers provide lively entertainment for the whole family. Community MusicWorks,
Rhythm and Roots Ensemble and the Eyes on the Prize Project.
AFRICAN MARKET PLACE 7 pm, at RISD Auditorium, South Main Street in Providence. An opportunity to find
fine cultural arts, crafts, gifts and jewelry, as well as storyteller’s products: books, CDs, RIBSwear and more.
EVENING STORYTELLING CONCERT 8 pm, at RISD Auditorium, South Main Street in Providence, ages 10 and up
Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at door. RISD students with ID free, $12 for RISD Museum members with ID at door.
FAMILY STORYTELLING CONCERT ~ free! 2pm, at Martin Luther King Center in Newport.
RIBS MEMBERS PROGRAM PARTNERS
NATIONAL INVITED GUESTS
Providence Children’s Museum
LEN CABRAL BROTHER BLUE
Connecting For Children and Families
ROCHEL GARNER COLEMAN MAMA KOKU
Kevin K. Coleman Elementary School
ABIGAIL IFATOLA JEFFERSON TEJU OLOGBONI
Providence Public Library, Central Branch
RAFFINI LARON WILLIAMS
Martin Luther King Center
MELODIE THOMPSON THOMAS YOUTH PERFORMERS Mixed Magic Theatre
VALERIE TUTSON RISD Museum
LOCAL ARTISTS Fairmont PTO
RHYTHM AND ROOTS ENSEMBLE
IN HOUSE FREESTYLE EYES ON THE PRIZE PROJECT
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Providence Department of Art, Culture and Tourism
RhodeIsland MEDIA SPONSORS
WLNE-TV ABC 6
Black Storytellers Rhode Island College Campus Center
For tickets: www.ArtTixRi.com