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43rd Annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival Program Schedule

Thursday Nights at the Museum: The American Experience through Storytelling

Thursday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. 
Kick-off the St. Louis Storytelling Festival with nationally renowned storytellers Sheila Arnold, Noa Baum and Nestor Gomez as they share inspiring, thought-provoking stories. Food and drinks are available for purchase beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Adults.
Location: Missouri History Museum
 

Tales After Dark

Friday, October 14, 7:00 p.m.
An evening of family-friendly spooky stories with nationally renowned storytellers Queen Nur, Trix Bruce, Motoko and Bobby Norfolk.
All ages.
Location: Florissant Valley
 

Saturday Stories

Saturday, October 15, 10:00 a.m.
Spend the morning listening to nationally renowned storytellers Motoko, Noa Baum, and Queen Nur who will entertain the audience with family-friendly stories.
All ages.
Location: Grant’s View
 

Storytelling Matinee

Saturday, October 15, 2:00 p.m.
Listen to nationally renowned storytellers Bobby Norfolk, Nestor Gomez, Trix Bruce and Sheila Arnold as they share family-friendly stories.
All ages.
Location: Daniel Boone
 

Stories on Stage

Saturday, October 15, 7:30 p.m.
Showcase featuring nationally renowned storytellers Noa Baum, Sheila Arnold, Queen Nur, Trix Bruce, Nestor Gomez, Motoko, and Bobby Norfolk who will entertain the audience with their inspiring stories.
All ages.
Location: The J
 

Storytelling with Trix Bruce

Sunday, October 16, 1:30 p.m. 
Trix is known nationwide as both a storyteller and an American Sign Language (ASL) performer. As a deaf poet and actress, her performances draw heavily on her life experiences. Trix shares her experiences and explores storytelling, poetry, and songs in ASL.
All ages.
Location: Thornhill

Spotlight Stories with December Magazine

Monday, October 17, 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening listening to local authors Vivian Gibson, Fred Venturini, Angela Mitchell, Michaela A. Thornton and Ron A. Austin read short works. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
Adults.
Location: High Low
 

Storytelling Showcase

Friday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.
Sherry Norfolk, Kenya Ajanaku, Carole Shelton and Perrin Stifel will entertain the audience with their inspiring stories. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
All ages.
Location: Grant’s View Branch

 

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