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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: July 28, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Library Lounge is a special happy hour for library lovers (and lovers to be) who like to...
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:15pm
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