Urban Stories Festival

The 2020 Urban Stories Festival will be BIGGER and BETTER than ever

 West Palm Beach, tell your story! The Urban Stories Festival invites families, friends, elders, youth, and children to share stories of West Palm Beach–what was, what is, what could be. Travel to the city’s past on a guided bike tour. Perform at an open mic. Enjoy a dance performance. Get inspired at an interfaith celebration. Compose your truth in a writing workshop. Build safe, prosperous communities through storytelling and literacy. All activities are free and open to the public.

Here are a few highlight events to attend:

125 True Stories
Wednesday, Jan. 22 | 7-9 pm
Voltaire – 526 Clematis Street
On its quasquicentennial (125th birthday), West Palm Beach has a few stories to tell.
Don’t miss the whoppers, tall tales, wild and mild exaggerations told by some of the most colorful personalities in West Palm Beach.

Urban Stories Bike Tour
Saturday, January 25 | 8 am – 10 am
Palm Beach Atlantic University – 901 S Flagler Drive
5 Stories over 5 Miles
Learn about West Palm Beach–what was, what is, what could be. A family-friendly tour of significant locations along the intracoastal waterway in Downtown West Palm and Palm Beach.

Urban Stories Youth Festival
Saturday, January 25 | 10 am – 4 pm
Palm Beach Atlantic University – 901 S Flagler Drive
The jam-packed lineup for people in grades 6-12 includes Coffeehouse Open Mic, Poetry Slam, Build a Better City, Mask Building and more!

Stories of Faith and Music
Sunday, January 26 | 3-6 pm
U.B. Kinsey Educational and Community Center – 720 8th Street
Be inspired and uplifted by stories from diverse faith traditions and special guest jazz historian Dr. Kitty Oliver plus food and fellowship!

For a complete schedule of events and to learn more about the Urban Stories Festival, visit urbanstoriesfestival.com.

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