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1/4/2019 - African and African American Folktale Performance at Southbury Public Library

On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1pm, in Kingsley Room, master storyteller Eshu Bumpus will tell African and African American Folk Tales.

Join us for a presentation on African and African-American Folktales with music, humor and mystery. He performs with his voice, jazz guitar and kalimba (thumb piano). The stories encourage laughter, creativity and participation. Nonviolence principles permeate his stories. The performance will also include songs for everyone to sing. This program is for all ages.

Eshu Bumpus is a master storyteller and jazz vocalist. He has performed in schools and festivals throughout New England. He has been a featured storyteller at the Connecticut Storytelling festival and the International Storytelling Festival at the Smithsonian Institution. Eshu Bumpus is a member of Arts for Learning Connecticut. Arts for Learning Connecticut is a nonprofit organization that helps to spread art education with their roster of talented teachers and performers.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this presentation is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 203-262-0626 ext. 130 to register. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.