Cleveland  Association  of  Black  Storytellers

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CABS Annual Sisterhood Luncheon

Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers Annual Sisterhood Luncheon celebrates the best in African and African American women. The Sisterhood Luncheon brings the community of all ages and professions together for an afternoon of fellowship, black storytelling, shopping in our African marketplace, and a delicious luncheon. CABS 14th Annual Sisterhood Luncheon will be June 8, 2019 at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven.

CABS Black Storytelling Week

Black Storytelling Week is a time when the Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers offers Black Storytelling throughout the Greater Cleveland area in a wide variety of venues; schools, senior facilities, libraries, cultural events and community centers. This year to celebrate our 10th Annual Black Storytelling Week, CABS is hosting the Voice and Vision Storytelling Conference in association with CSU Black Studies Program on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in the Berkman Hall Auditorium, 8:30 am- 4:00 pm. The conference will comprise of workshops, panel discussion and a storytelling concert. This event is free but registration is required.  Please register on Eventbrite at  Please call 216 751-2897 for more information. 


 CABS Community Kwanzaa  Celebration                       

Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers hosts a community Kwanzaa, December 27th  celebrating  Kujichagulia (self-determination), the second day of the 7-day Kwanzaa holiday.  Our Kwanzaa celebration includes the Candle Lighting Ceremony, community speakers, Children’s arts & crafts Village, African drumming and dance, a community feast, and of course Black Storytelling.