Cornish to Weave Tales
April 24, 2012
Decee Cornish is national known as the “urban” Aesop. He has been traveling the highways telling stories for over 15 years. Born in Texas and raised in Houston’s 5th Ward, at the age of 19 he joined the military and traveled around the world for over a decade. While in the military he attended colleges and universities worldwide.
Cornish has worked with at-risk kids and anti-gang programs throughout Texas using his stories to teach and motivate. He holds a 2005 “Coming Up Taller” from the Presidential Commission of the Arts for his work with youth in the system.
Cornish’s stories will weave tales of multi-cultural history, folklore, myths, legends, tall tales and more. This thought provoking, and informative performance will keep generational audiences entertained.
Cornish’s tour in Montgomery County will start on Monday, April 30th at the Coffeyville Meal Site, Sycamore Landing and Windsor Place Assisted Living before arriving at the Spencer/Rounds Theatre on the CCC Campus at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1st. Cornish will continue his tour of Coffeyville with Windsor Place, Windsor Place SCU and the Medicalodge of Coffeyville on Tuesday. Wednesday he will entertain residents at Pickwick Place, Asbury Village and the Dale Apartments followed by the students at Caney Valley High School on Thursday and the Caney Nursing Home and Guest Home Estates in Caney on Friday.
The public is invited to the 10:20 a.m. Tuesday humanities performances at CCC. The performances are free and held in the Spencer/Rounds Theatre. For more information call 620-251-7700, ext.2145 or 2038.
Humanities Project: DeCee Cornish
|Time:||10:30 AM - TBA|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 01, 2012|
The Influence of People of Color in Literature, Folklore, World and American History.