7 p.m. - Wednesday December 30 Nia, Purpose - An interactive evening Celebrating Kwanzaa, African Culture, Storytelling, Folktales Songs and Dance with Award Winning Poetic Storyteller Oba William King, from Chicago, Illinois. Oba William King is recognized as one of the most exciting Storytellers of his peer group. Since his debut with the National Association of Black Storytellers at the San Diego conference in 2006, Oba has ignited audiences with his ability to capture their attention and gently release them into the playful realm of rhythm and rhyme. He masterfully combines professional theatrical training with a distinct poetic style. Oba is an entertaining educator sharing the traditional art form, as if it were a sacred gift. Free and open to the public. For more information contact 214-943-8262.