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A Thousand Doorways

Time: March 23, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: First Church Boston
Street: 66 Marlborough Street
City/Town: Boston, MA 02116
Website or Map: https://www.firstchurchboston…
Phone: 617-522-4335
Event Type: storytelling, spoken, word, theatrical
Organized By: Diane Edgecomb
Latest Activity: Mar 21

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Moved by the silencing of the Kurdish language by Turkish laws, renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb embarks on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers. This is the deeply moving, richly humorous story of her travels through the remote mountains of Turkey and of the extraordinary people who shared their lives and their stories with her.

“An uplifting story of how the human spirit triumphs in the face of all odds.” -Broadway Baby

 

These performances are presented by First Church Boston as part of their Art & Spirit series, where innovative artists spend a week in residency with workshops and presentations for First Church and the community. Art & Spirit celebrates the vibrant way the arts contribute to the life of the spirit.

Tickets: $25 ($20 for seniors and students)

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https://www.facebook.com/StoriesInTheStreets

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