Saturday Stories at the Top' Storytelling sessions...

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February 10, 2000|By Tom LoBianco

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

Family Day

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.

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