ASE (pronounced ah - SHAY), is a term from the Yoruba people of Nigeria, West Africa. ASE affirms, as we express our spiritual devotion, that there is power in our words; not just the words we speak, but the words and feelings we express in our stories.
Loving the idea of the National Association of Black Storytellers’ Festival and Conference being in Chicago, but you can’t attend the whole thing? There are so many ways to participate.
Opening Kick-off Gala
Black Cultural Tour
Family Day -- Saturday (Includes Youth Concert, Youth Liars' Contest, Adult Liars' Contest) Zora Neale Hurston Concert and Awards for Excellence in Storytelling
Circle of Elders Concert and Awards
Zora Neale Hurston Concert and Awards for Excellence in Storytelling