2016 St. Louis Storytelling Festival

 

News and Announcements

Storytelling festival kicks off 37th year

The 37th annual St. Louis Storytelling celebrates the ancient art of storytelling May 4-7. The festival, sponsored by University of Missouri Extension’s Community Arts Program and partners, features multiple free venues across the St. Louis area.

Heritage tourism panel comes to St. Louis on May 5

A panel of community volunteers will discuss how to incorporate storytelling into cultural heritage tourism projects at the Missouri History Museum at Forest Park, St. Louis, on May 5.

THIS YEAR'S FEATURED STORYTELLERS

Kenya Ajanaku

Kenya Ajanaku is a dynamic storyteller and drummer who has captivated audiences with lively songs ...

Adam Booth

Adam Booth’s storytelling blends traditional folklore, music and an awareness of contemporary ...

Charlotte Blake Alston

Charlotte Blake Alston breathes life into traditional and contemporary stories from African ...

Kim Weitkamp

Kim Weitkamp grew up as the redheaded, middle child of exhausted parents. She cultivated ...

Kevin Locke

Kevin Locke is known throughout the world as a visionary hoop dancer, preeminent player of ...

Andy Offutt Irwin

Georgia-native Andy Offutt Irwin is a man of many storytelling talents. His style, which he describes ...