For over 17 years, Decee has told stories and entertained nationally.  Cornish is often referred to as the “Urban Aesop” and was introduced at a youth rally as the “Bad Boy of Storytelling.” 


In 2004 the President's Commission on the Arts and the Humanities recognized his work with the "Coming Up Taller" award to the Creative Solutions Summer Program. 

  • Five Time Texas State Storytelling Champion

  • Texas Commission of the Arts Touring Artist

  • Texas Librarian Association Advocate

  • Five Time Chair of the TLA Storytelling Round Table

  • Program Provider for the Education Service Centers State of Texas

  • 2015 National Storytelling Network , "Storyslam" Champion

"Sittin on the Nickel" 

Accounts of growing up in Houston during the

civil rights movement 

Adults $7

Children 14 and under $5

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