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Home-Fried Tales by Affrilachian Storyteller Lyn Ford

Event Type: Performances & Plays
Age Group(s): families, all ages
Date: 5/18/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Fourth-generation Affrilachian storyteller Lyn Ford shares folktales, spooky tales, and original stories rooted in the oral traditions of her multicultural African American family. Lyn calls her stories “Home-Fried Tales” to honor her father, Edward M. Cooper. Lyn says, “Dad was the worst cook in the family, and the best storyteller I ever heard.” Presented by the Friends of the Lexington Public Library, UK Department of African American and Africana Studies, and the UK Appalachian Studies program.
Library: Northside Branch
Location: Large Conference Room
Contact: Mary Landrum
Contact Number: 859-231-5500
Presenter: Lyn Ford
Status: Closed


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