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"Telling Our Story, Claiming Our Glory"

Philadelphia's Afrocentric Storytelling Group

Events & Collaborations

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KOTC Logo (C) 1996 Columbus Knox

Welcome to our events page where we gather, collaborate & 

participate with organizations who are also friends of Keepers Of The Culture, Inc. 

We hope you will take time to be informed about our cultural community organizations and events in Philadelphia and surrounding areas.


"A single bracelet does not jingle"....Congolese Proverb

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Meet, Greet, See & Listen to KOTC Storytellers!

* FREE  ADMISSION *

2019 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE SHOWCASE  

APRIL 2019

Saturday, 20th & Sunday 21st

Pennsylvania Convention Center

12th & Arch St, Philadelphia

11am - 6pm

Look for Keepers of The Culture Storytellers booth to become a member, supporter or friend! 

Look for our performance showcase as we continue,

"Telling our story, claiming our glory!"

African American SHowcase Website
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK STORYTELLERS INC. FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE
November 6-10, 2019
Montgomery, Alabama
The premier showcase & authentic voice of Black Storytelling!
Fabulous Performances & Workshops
Theme: LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD!

Free Library of Philadelphia, Sundays On Stage

KOTC's 22nd ANNUAL FAMILY DAY STORYTELLING CONCERT!


OCTOBER 28, 2018 SUNDAY @ 2:00 pm 

"AIN'T IT FUNNY"

Stories, Songs & LOL4REAL!

From Africa to America, telling the stories of Aesop, Anansi & Brer' Rabbit!

Featured Storytellers : Nashid Ali, Shani Carrington, Akil Carrington, Ron Carter, Brother Hasan, Irma Gardner- Hammond, Sharjanet White, Saige Graham, "Our Sun Paul" - Young Bro. "O" - MC: Erma Holmes

Creative Director : Oni Lasana

 

Visit Library
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Executive Meetings to Kwanzaa

Visit Atiya Ola's Spirit First Foods

Habari Gani Newsletter

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AYA the Adinkra symbol of endurance and resourcefulness. 

The fern is a hardy plant that can grow in difficult places. 

"An individual who wears this symbol suggests that he has endured 

many adversities and outlasted much difficulty." 

(Willis, The Adinkra Dictionary)


With YOU : KOTC grows!

KOTC is a non-profit organization.Your generous tax-deductible donations will fund our mission. 


Your contribution will also allow us to offer quality arts-in-education programs to under served schools and neighborhoods in Philadelphia and in the PA, NJ, DE tri-state area.

 

KOTC accept checks or money orders via  KOTC  P. O. Box 15083, Phila. PA 19130.


ALSO, for your convenience feel free to securely submit your credit or debit card for membership payments or a donation by clicking on the PAY PAL button below. 

Asante Sana!  - Thank you!

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by

Oni Lasana

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