Dawn Blackman poses outdoors with arms outstretched in front of a large bush.

Cultural Celebrations Series: Storyteller Dawn Blackman

The family-friendly Cultural Celebrations Performance Series highlights music, dance and storytelling from around the world on the 4th Sunday of the month from 1:00—1:45pm.  

Dawn Blackman is a mother and a Champaign business owner who as a military wife lived and traveled in many parts of Europe and the middle east. She has been a collector of family stories and folk tales for over 40 years. Audiences of all ages will be both entertained and educated by her stories of long ago, far away, here, now, and over the rainbow.

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For further information on this event, contact Beth Watkins at (217) 265-5485 or

To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at (217) 244-5586 or cudiamat@illinois.edu (email link).