February 13, 2020 Thursday

Tobago Library Services, Scarborough Main Branch

9:30 am

Children's Storytelling Room

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February 13, 2020 Thursday

Tobago Library Services, Scarborough Main Branch

 "Aunty Oni" will be telling tales from around the world, songs, original poems & a little bit' of Dunbar for school children, on the lovely...

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9:30 am

Children's Storytelling Room

February 19, 2020 Wednesday

Tobago Library Service, Scarborough Main Branch

9:30 am

Children's Storytelling Room

Event Details

February 19, 2020 Wednesday

Tobago Library Service, Scarborough Main Branch

"Aunty Oni" will be telling tales from around the world, songs, original poems and a little bit o' Dunbar, for school children on the lovely...

Event Details

9:30 am

Children's Storytelling Room

March 4, 2020 Wednesday

Tobago Library Services, Scarborough Main Branch

9:30 am

Children's Storytelling Room

Event Details

March 4, 2020 Wednesday

Tobago Library Services, Scarborough Main Branch

 "Aunty Oni" will be telling tales from around the world, songs, original poetry and a little bit o' Dunbar, for school children on the love...

Event Details

9:30 am

Children's Storytelling Room

lehigh valley storytelling guild PRESENTS

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THE MANY MUSES OF ONI LASANA

LEHIGH VALLEY STORYTELLING GUILD

FAMILY SERIES

April 19, 2020, 

Sunday @ 2pm

The Legendary Godfrey Daniels

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

More info? Visit LVSG Website

STORIES IN THE VALLEY RADIO SHOWS

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Listen to Oni's segment on Lehigh Valley Public Radio, a NPR affiliated station WDIY 88.1 FM 

Clik on tree to  LVSG Logo hear Oni & other programs featuring fab storytellers!

Clik square to listen

Story Story Podcast

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A Podcast with Stories from the Best Storytellers In the World, hosted by Rachel Ann Harding is USA's premier world wide podcast for storytelling.   January 2019 featured Oni once again, in this special edition tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.


Talking Stories

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Originating from London, England, Tony Cranston also features news on festivals and stories from storytellers across the globe.

Listen to Oni Doin' Dunbar's Angelina poem  @ 45:32 in the poetry segment.  

Storytime with Shani

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Based in Malaysia, Story Time with Shani is a unique variety of story, songs and experiences from around the world. 

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Clik on graphic to listen in and please support by subscribing, leaving comments and listening to all of these amazing storytelling podcasts shows. 

Past Presentations 2019

We keep past engagements listed to allow you to view the variety of clients who have engaged a Oni Lasana Production.

May 9, 2019 Thursday

Doin' Dunbar as 'Lias' Mother

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Bala Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

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May 9, 2019 Thursday

Doin' Dunbar as 'Lias' Mother

Oni brings American History to life with this theatrical journey in literature, history and music.

Featuring the southern dialect poetry of P...

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2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Bala Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

May 15, 2019 Wednesday

Granny Goose & Friends

11 AM - 12 PM

Philadelphia, PA

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May 15, 2019 Wednesday

Granny Goose & Friends

Granny Goose & Girlfriend, Nyota Kungaa @ FAMILY DAY at Your Child's World Daycare Center.  Stories, Songs, and photo op with Nyota! A speci...

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11 AM - 12 PM

Philadelphia, PA

June 10, 2019 Monday

LOL 4 Real! with Oni

10 am - 11 am

Langhorne, Pennsylvania

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June 10, 2019 Monday

LOL 4 Real! with Oni

Laughter Yoga will be in full effect at a private school. Over 250 students will be guided into the joyful and relaxing practice of Laughter...

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10 am - 11 am

Langhorne, Pennsylvania

June 15, 2019 Saturday

Always Free! A Juneteenth Celebration

1 - 2 pm

Historic Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

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June 15, 2019 Saturday

Always Free! A Juneteenth Celebration

Historic Kennett Square  presents Always Free, A Juneteenth Celebration

1 - 2 pm

Historic Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

July 13, 2019 Saturday

Nana Anansi

1:30 pm

Belmont Hill Library 120 Watersford Road, Bala Cywd, PA

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July 13, 2019 Saturday

Nana Anansi

Bring your listening ears, your singing voice and your imagination to join in the adventures of Anansi the Spider. The wise & foolish charac...

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1:30 pm

Belmont Hill Library 120 Watersford Road, Bala Cywd, PA

November 23, 2018

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Bayshore at Bivalve will present Oni telling her original story "Chicken Bone Beach" about segregation in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  


Also Oni will be "Doin' Dunbar as 'Lias' Mother"  Hope you can come out for sum fo' real down home storytelling!

 

Tobago Time! 2018-2019

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Oni will be presenting LOL4REAL! on the beach at Pigeon Point, Swallows, & Store Bay. Telling stories and enjoying the heat of winter with family and friends at the Tobago Library Services.


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Seba Enrichment Academy, West Chester, PA

March 23, 2018 : Nana Oni told African tales from Liberia, Nigeria and Ghana. Aesop song and on how Anansi, the spider shared wisdom with the world. A cultural display on the art and cultural artifacts of Zimbabwe. Wakanda Forever!


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The West Chester Community Performers

Over 30 years and "drama mama's" still going strong!

April 8, 2018 Sunday 1:30pm

Chester County OIC presents 

Lots of Jazz & Loving Langston - A Jazz Brunch & Harlem Renaissance Experience featuring WCCP presenting the poetry of literary icon, Langston Hughes.


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Children's Story Time

January 10, 17, 31 2018

Wednesdays : 3:30pm

Story Time & LOL4REAL!

Children's Storytelling 

Tobago Library Services

Scarborough, Tobago



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STORYTELLING ANYONE?

February 22, 2018  

Thursday  9 -11am

"Once Upon A Time...is now!"

Storytelling Workshop for Educators. Story coaching for the annual Student Storytelling Competition 2018. 

Oni with a few teachers who retold stories!


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Librarian's Storytelling Workshop

January 25, 2018 - Thursday ~ 9-11AM

Once Upon A Time...Is Now! 

Storytelling Workshop for Librarians

With organizer's; L-R 

Gaby Fernandez, History Collection, Oni, Heather Gray - Youth Librarian & Shaheeda Sylvester PR & Marketing - Tobago Library Services, Scarborough Main Branch, Tobago

AUGUST 31, 2017 - THURS. 3-6PM CITY OF PHILADELPHIA'S ARTS & EDUCATORS EXHIBITION

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Calling all Program Directors! Educator! & School Assembly planners! 

Visit ONI LASANA PRODUCTIONS exhibition booth at the City of Philadelphia's Arts & Educators Creative Economy Expo @ The Kimmel Center of the Performing Arts in downtown Philadelphia!


Oni will be live and in person sharing information on her latest program offerings & presentations for youth and adults...you won't want to miss out on adding a Oni Lasana Production to your enrichment resources for your school, organization & community!


Visit www.CreativePhl.org 

for more info.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 - SAT. 2PM 25th ANNUAL NEW JERSEY NETWORK STORYTELLING FESTIVAL

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ONI LASANA was a featured teller for the 4th year. She presented stories and songs  from her "DOWN ON THE FARM WITH GRANNY GOOSE" program.



OCTOBER 5, 2017 - THURS. 7 - 9pm MERCER MUSEUM & FONTHILL CASTLE, DOYLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA

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Playwright, poet and storyteller Oni Lasana performs in DOIN' DUNBAR AS 'LIAS' MOTHER featuring the dialect poetry of African-American writer Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906). Mercer Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian, welcomed Oni  to present in the museum's prestigious "Twilight Tales" series. Tailored  to the setting, and illustrated with materials from the Mercer collection, her entertaining program offers a theatrical portrayal of Dunbar’s poems. 


 (View Full Event Description Here: 

Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle










LOL4REAL*!*

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Oni showing off her well earned laugh lines!

Performances & Workshops

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