Karen “Queen Nur” Abdul-Malik is a nationally renowned storyteller, teaching artist and folklorist. Sharing her gift, she has performed in venues from the Opening of the Smithsonian NAAMCH to Equity Theater on Broadway. Traveling abroad, Queen has presented for the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon and at PANAFEST in Ghana.
Dwight James’ passion for drumming has become a mission that includes researching world drumming and sharing his knowledge with children. He has created percussion instrument workshops in school districts, libraries, museums and music societies.
Queen Nur and Dwight James are featured performers for the 43rd St. Louis Storytelling Festival, which will take place from October 13-22, 2022. St. Louis County Library is the new home for the festival, which will be held at a wide variety of venues through the St. Louis region, including St. Louis City and St. Louis County.
Find the full event schedule here: https://www.slcl.org/events/st-louis-storytelling-festival/schedule