A CELEBRATION OF BLACK STORYTELLING
FUNDA MEANS “TO TEACH AND LEARN” IN ZULU AND KISWAHILI
FUNDA OFFERS THE BEST IN CULTURAL “EDU-TAINMENT”
This much anticipated and highly visible event is the flagship of RIBS programming and reaches statewide audiences of thousands. Each January for the week of the Martin Luther King Holiday, RIBS tellers, local artists, and invited national and international guests bring the best of Black Storytelling to Rhode Island and Southern New England. For an entire week, Rhode Island will experience some of the best cultural arts programming across the state for the 23rd year in a row.
2021 Guest Tellers
Charlotte Blake Austin
Rhode Island Storytellers
Linda & Sumner McClain