*!* Storytelling...everything is possible *!*
January 16, Wednesday @ 3:30 Oni will open the after school Storytelling Time series at the Scarborough Branch.
April 2018 Oni will be guiding a Laughter Yoga session for a non-profit educational institution in Pennsylvania.
May 9, 2019 @ Bala Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Bala Cynwd, PA
The spoken word drama and humor of Paul Laurence Dunbar comes alive!
AUGUST 22, 2018
KIMMEL CENTER OF THE PERFORMING ARTS, Philadelphia
Wednesday - 3pm - 5pm
Oni is the Creative Director & will be presenting a little LOL4REAL! and two original songs about Aesop & Ananci in "AIN'T IT FUNNY" for KEEPERS OF THE CULTURE'S 22nd Annual Family Day
October 28, 2018 - 2pm
Family Day "Sundays On Stage" Free Library of Philadelphia's, Parkway Central Branch @ 19th & Vine Street.
FREE! Bring the whole family!
No excuse to miss it!
Coatesville Senior Center
September - November 2019
Fridays - 11:15 am - 12 PM
October 12 - 16 - 22 -26th : Oni's original handmade precious stones jewelry line; "Pretty Imperfection Artwear" will be showcased for sales in the canteen area (Bldg 9) at the Veteran's Administration in Coatesville, PA.
November 18, 2018 - 2- 4pm PATCHWORK, A Storytelling Guild will pay tribute to storyteller, beloved librarian, founding member and mentor;
Tellabration will be at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Branch at 19th & Vine St.
FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Bayshore at Bivalve will present Oni telling her original story "Chicken Bone Beach" about segregation in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Also, "Doin' Dunbar as 'Lias' Mother" Hope you can come out for sum fo' real down home storytelling!
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.
March 23, 2018 : Nana Oni told African tales from Liberia, Nigeria and Ghana. Aesop song and on how Ananci, the spider shared wisdom with the world. A cultural display on the art and cultural artifacts of Zimbabwe. Wakanda Forever!
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.
January 10, 17, 31 2018
Wednesdays : 3:30pm
Story Time & LOL4REAL!
@ Tobago Library Services
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!
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
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
MONDAY @ 1:OO PM
COATESVILLE SENIOR CENTER
250 Harmony Street Coatesville, PA
SPRING into laughter 2018 !
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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.
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.
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.
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