Sunday, January 20
Teju Ologboni and the Pleasant Street Baptist Children’s Choir perform at the Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad Street, Westerly, at 2 p.m. Free.
RIBS and Teju present a Family Storytelling Concert at Cornerstone Playhouse at True Blue Café, 213 Robinson, Street Wakefield, 6 p.m. Tickets $10.00 adults $5 under 12.
Monday, January 21
Valerie Tutson and Rochel Coleman are back with three performances of MLK Amazing Grace at the Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South Street, Providence. Show times are 11 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m. Free with Museum admission. This program brings the people of the civil rights movement to life through stories and song.
Friday, January 25
6:30 p.m.: A family storytelling concert at Kevin K. Coleman Elementary School, 96 Second Ave in Woonsocket. Donations requested.
8 p.m.: Spoken word at Trinity Restoration, INC., located at Trinity United Methodist Church, 393 Broad Street, Providence. Riders Against the Storm, Spittin Images, and more share their storytelling styles in rhythm and rhyme. Tickets $8.00.
Saturday: January 26
FAMILY FUNDay: 10 a.m. -.3 p.m. at the Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street in Providence. Jamaican storyteller Amina Blackwood Meeks leads an interactive, intergenerational workshop from 10 -11: 30 a.m., followed by a story swap from 12.p.m. -1p.m., which is an opportunity for anyone to share a tale. 1:30-3 p.m.: A family storytelling concert. Free and open to the public.
Saturday Night: Not just for kids. Join RIBS and guests for a night of stories at the RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Street, Providence. Tickets $10/advance. $15/door. Available at www.arttixri.com. Doors open at 7pm.
Sunday, January 27
Family storytelling concert at 2 pm, at the Martin Luther King Center, 20 Marcus Wheatland Boulevard in Newport. Donations requested.