Funda Fest 13 (Black Storytelling Festival in Rhode Island)

The Rhode Island Black Storytellers 13th Annual Funda Fest begins this Sunday, January 16 and ends the following Sunday, January 23. (It’s held every year during the week of the MLKjr holiday).

Funda means to teach and to learn in Kiswahili and Zulu.

There are free shows, ticketed shows, family shows, school shows, mature audience shows, storytelling, spoken word, hip-hop, African drumming and more. For the full schedule, visit

For ticketed events, please visit

For group tickets to the Saturday night show on January 22, please call the RIBS office at 401-421-7427

For school bookings, please contact Carolyn Martino at 401-721-9980

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