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Oba William King, ‘The Poetic Storyteller’
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Oba William King effortlessly captures the audience’s attention and gently releases them into the playful realm of rhythm and rhyme. He masterfully combines his professional theatrical training, with a distinct poetic style. Oba is an entertaining educator, sharing a traditional art form, as if it were a sacred gift. Oba uses storytelling, poetry and interactive lecture to encourage the participants and increase their confidence and desire to participate in their child’s education.

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Today: April 28, 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Artist Reception and Exhibition Opening: Sanda Cook "Ethereal Space""Painting is like a...
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm
Children will learn visual art techniques such as pastels, watercolors, acrylic paints, collages,...
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm
Join the West Village Scrabble Geeks for a game or two
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm
Join us for a Book Talk with Detroit author, Wayne A. Bibbs, as he discusses the origins of his...
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