November 3rd and 4th, 2018
Foo Foo Festival Events:
Children's Workshop on Saturday, Nov 3rd
Hagler Auditorium Performance Sunday, Nov 4th
The African American Heritage Society will present Storyteller’s Circle: “The Gullah Experience With Aunt Pearlie Sue”.
Anita Singleton-Prather is a Gullah advocate, entertainer and master storyteller. She brings Gullah culture to countless people through “Aunt Pearlie Sue” a character inspired by her grandmother. Prather has performed at many festivals, including the Spoleto USA in Charleston; appeared in the film Forest Gump and on the Food Network program Christmas Across America. Her one-woman show, Tales from the Land of Gullah, has been broadcast on PBS and she has performed at the White House during the tenure of President Clinton. She has travelled extensively in the United States and abroad to tell the story of the Gullah history, language, arts and heritage.
This year’s festival will consist of two events:
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, at Ebonwood Community Center, 3511 W. Scott Street, children of all ages are invited to participate in experiencing the Gullah folk traditions through oral stories, arts, crafts and interactive presentations with Aunt Pearlie Sue.
Admission was FREE.
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 4 pm, at Pensacola State College, Hagler Auditorium, Underwood Avenue; Anita Singleton- Prather, master storyteller, will bring the Gullah culture to life through her character Aunt Pearlie Sue! General Admission - $15; Students $7 with ID; PSC Students FREE with ID.