Saturday Stories at the Top'
Storytelling sessions continue this Saturday at the Top of the World, also known as the 27th floor of the World Trade Center. Michelle Hamiel, a member of the Association of Black Storytellers and the recording secretary for the Griot Circle of Maryland, will be spinning tales of African and African-American life. Children attending the performance may also view the "Stand for Children" quilt exhibit by Adrienne Yorinks, on display through February.
Michelle Hamiel will tell stories at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Top of the World Observation Level, 27th floor, World Trade Center, 401 E. Pratt St. $4; $3 children and seniors. Call 410-837-VIEW.
Black History Month
Learn about African culture and African-American arts through activities for all ages Sunday at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The Dunbar Jazz Ensemble and folk singer Sparky Rucker will perform, along with spoken-word artists and storytellers. Children can also learn how to create beaded art at the hands-on workshop "Bead It!" Baltimore artist Joyce J. Scott's work will be on exhibit as well.
Black History Month Family Day is 1: 30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; the hands-on workshop "Bead It!" is 2 p.m.-4 p.m., at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. Free. Call 410-396-6314 or 410-396-6320.