Georgia Traveler visits the Wren's Nest in their
"Book Tour of Georgia" episode. The Wren's Nest is the historic home
of Joel Chandler Harris, the journalist who penned the Uncle Remus
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For many years a favorite at the Wren's Nest in
Atlanta, Akbar Imhotep has extensive experience working with school children
throughout the Atlanta area where he conducts theater workshops and
teaches puppetry arts skills. With the motto, "Have Stories Will
Travel," Akbar has appeared at numerous festivals across the country
including the Zora Neale Hurston Festival in Eatonville, Florida,
and the African Street Festival in Brooklyn, New York. In Georgia,
Akbar has participated in the Cotton Days Festival in Marietta, the
Corn Tassel Festival in Gainesville, and the National Black Arts
Festival in Atlanta.