Queen Nur: Sweet Potato Pie & Such - Stories, Songs and More for Kids
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The last date listed for Queen Nur: Sweet Potato Pie & Such was Saturday January 27, 2007 / 4:00pm.
Karen Nur El-Amin (“Queen Nur”) and Kala JoJo (“The Tall Story Teller”) present an old African American tradition – a morning of storytelling and engaging tales. These two are a dynamite duo known nationwide for their spellbinding, riveting energy.
Performance followed by and Akuaba doll-making workshop at CMOM. Made by the Akan people of Ghana, an Akuaba Doll brings children to the mothers who carry it. Children also make Akuaba Dolls as toys.
About the Ticket Supplier: Olney Theatre Center
Located just north of Washington, D.C. in arts-rich Montgomery County, Maryland, Olney Theatre Center for the Arts offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. One of two state theaters of Maryland, OTC is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick “triangle,” within easy access of all three cities.
An award-winning regional theater, Olney Theatre Center operates under an Actors’ Equity Association Council of Stock Theaters (COST) contract, one of only three theaters in the country to operate under such a contract.
In addition to its mainstage season, which emphasizes 20th-century American classics, new works, area premieres, reinterpretations of classics and musical theater, OTC offers a wide range of programs and affiliations including: National Players, America’s longest running classical touring company (since 1949), which performs for high school and college audiences in over 25 states; Potomac Theatre Project, which offers experimental and alternative plays that explore provocative and challenging human situations, ideas and visions; special school performances of mainstage shows; a free Summer Shakespeare Festival; and post-show discussions.