The North Coast Storytellers invite lovers of storytelling to a return performance of master storyteller Baba Jamal Koram, Saturday, Jan. 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Arcata, 670 Eleventh Street (11th and G).

The performance will be a joyful and heartfelt coming together of storytellers and lovers of storytelling. Baba Jamal Koram brings storytelling alive with the history, humor, music and lore of African and African-American cultures.

Koram tells heartwarming stories with compelling authority. From ancient eras to modern times, he skillfully reveals connections between African-American experiences and the diverse human community.

Joining Koram are the North Coast Storytellers (a program of the Ink People) with tales for all ages. Seabury Gould performs musical interludes, and refreshments are available at intermission. Tickets are only available at the door for $10 per seat, and $5 for ages 15 and under.

According to the late Dan O’Gara, "Baba Jamal Koram is one of the finest storytellers in America for any audience."

Baba Jamal hosts a storytelling workshop at 10 a.m.

For more information: email ali@mattole.org or log onto www.northcoaststorytellers.inkpeople.org, or www.babajamalkoram.com.


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