Mama Songs

A solo Hip-Hop musical performance and love poem. The artist illustrates her relationship with the women who raised her, based on childhood memories and the voices of three generations of mothers.

Nancy Goes to Seneca Falls

It’ s 1848 and Nancy Freeman, a wife, mother and former slave, is traveling in her husbands boat down the Erie Canal to be part of the Women’ s Convention in Seneca Falls, NY.

Njozi Poets

Combining traditional and slam poetry, this performance includes ensemble pieces and compelling solos. Dance and acapella vocals are also incorporated. Political and modern in theme, the artists often

Folklore Workshop

Encourage diversity with this presentation of world stories and poems which help students accept and appreciate differing ethnic backgrounds.

Yet, Do I Marvel

Celes Tisdale holds his audience spellbound with a fanciful collection of stories and poems presented in the oral tradition. He emphasizes the commonality of the human experience in cultures around th

Legends, Lore, and Secrets of Western New York

Author and storyteller, Lorna Czarnota, recants and discusses this book of local stories. Learn about the many contributions Western New York has made to the world throughout its rich history.

Walking the Line: Becoming Ambassadors for Change

Emphasize the qualities of tolerance, diversity, and personal responsibility. Using stories and a series of creative activities, the artist leads students to discover their own ability to affect change.