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In the Groves: a Summer Solstice Journey at Arnold Arboretum

June 17, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ancient legends of trees with music and songs from cultures around the world accompany this twilight stroll through the beautiful groves of Boston’s Arnold Arboretum. The performance event, created by award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain, was specifically designed for the tree sanctuary and takes us to some of its loveliest spots. Stories and music are drawn from the rich cultural traditions of Japan, Wales, England, Australia, Russia and Native America.…See More
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Flora's Holiday at Tower Hill Botanic Gardens

May 6, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
Celebrate flowers and the coming of spring with a unique story and music journey through the springtime blossoms of Tower Hill Botanic Garden. The performance of “Flora’s Holiday,” has been specially crafted for the Tower Hill landscape by master storyteller Diane Edgecomb and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and it takes the audience to some of the garden’s most beloved spots. Locations include an expansive field of daffodils, a forest glade where Pan presides, a sunset balcony with expansive…See More
Apr 20, 2016
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Embody Your Story! a two-session workshop at Dancing Tree Story Workshop, Gorse Mills Studios

May 14, 2016 from 10am to 12:30pm
EMBODY YOUR STORY a two day course in bringing stories to life. May 14th and 21st from 10:30-12 noon at The Dancing Tree Story Workshop, Needham, MA EMBODY YOUR STORY - A TWO SESSION INTENSIVESaturday, May 14th and Saturday, May 21st.Get the stiffness out of your telling and the playfulness back in with ‘embodied storytelling’ a…See More
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Embody Your Story! a two-session workshop at Dancing Tree Story Workshop, Gorse Mills Studios

May 7, 2016 from 10am to 12:30pm
EMBODY YOUR STORY a two day course in bringing stories to life. May 14th and 21st from 10:30-12 noon at The Dancing Tree Story Workshop, Needham, MA EMBODY YOUR STORY - A TWO SESSION INTENSIVESaturday, May 14th and Saturday, May 21st.Get the stiffness out of your telling and the playfulness back in with ‘embodied storytelling’ a…See More
Apr 10, 2016
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The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song at Loring-Greenough House

December 19, 2015 from 8pm to 10pm
Celebrate the Winter Solstice with evergreen myths, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales accompanied by traditional and original music and song. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, brings to life a variety of ancient tales revealing the deep meanings behind winter holiday traditions. Featured pieces include the beautiful Scandinavian “Legend of the Mistletoe,” humorous English Wassail traditions, and…See More
Nov 29, 2015
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THE GOLDEN THREAD: Finding Meaning in Traditional Tales at Dancing Tree Story Workshop

November 4, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Over five Wednesdays, explore the roots of meaning in a fairytale of your choice using a rich variety of methods. Each week vocal, physical and image based exercises will lead workshop participants deeper into the heart of the tale - showing us ways we can unlock its meaning for ourselves and our audiences whether on stage, in the classroom or around the kitchen table.By the end of this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of how meaning (both psychological, archetypal and mythic)…See More
Oct 26, 2015
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The Imaginative Voice at South Acton Congregational Church

August 8, 2015 from 10am to 4pm
THE IMAGINATIVE VOICEA ONE-DAY MASTER CLASS with Award-Winning Storyteller and Theatre Artist DIANE EDGECOMBWhenever we communicate a story, an idea or an image we rely on our voices to create a living world for our listeners. To do this we need a voice that is both expressive and authentic. Diane’s unique vocal and physical exercises help strengthen and explore the connection between imagination and voice. Concentration, sourcing inner images, vocal impulses and being porous to what we imagine…See More
Jun 22, 2015
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In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey at The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

June 19, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ancient legends of trees with music and songs from cultures around the world accompany a twilight stroll through the beautiful groves of the Arnold Arboretum. This performance event, specifically designed for this tree sanctuary by award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain takes us to some of its loveliest spots. Stories and music are drawn from the rich cultural traditions of Japan, Wales, England, Australia, Russia and Native America. The evening culminates…See More
May 18, 2015
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The Imaginative Voice at South Acton Congregational Church

May 23, 2015 from 10am to 4pm
THE IMAGINATIVE VOICEA ONE-DAY MASTER CLASS with Award-Winning Storyteller and Theatre Artist DIANE EDGECOMBWhenever we communicate a story, an idea or an image we rely on our voices to create a living world for our listeners. To do this we need a voice that is both expressive and authentic. Diane’s unique vocal and physical exercises help strengthen and explore the connection between imagination and voice. Concentration, sourcing inner images, vocal impulses and being porous to what we imagine…See More
May 10, 2015

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What is your outside web or blog site URL ? Please post at your page - this helps connect you to the world looking for story!
http://www.livingmyth.com
What is your preferred email address for contact?
Dedge@livingmyth.com
Are you a performer of story or listener, both, other? Tell us a bit about yourself...
I have been telling stories professionally for over twenty years.... but I love to listen to tales as well. My areas of interest are Nature and Seasonal Mythology, Celtic and Kurdish tales and True stories that bend the known boundaries of Reality. I have a sub-life as an alternative Theatre Performer hanging upside down by a thread or making masked escapades into the Subway

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At 9:17pm on October 20, 2011, andrea lovett said…
Hi Diane, How are you ? Would love you to come to our fundraiser on Saturday. Consider this your personal Invite.

massmouth is breaking the rule – this is a one-time opportunity to tell your story in costume!  In 2 weeks – Saturday, October 22 – massmouth’s Halloween fundraiser gives you an opportunity to try out a Halloween costume (optional), tell a personal story (optional) and support massmouth (not optional!).

 

 

"Feed The Mouth" Fundraiser is happening October 22nd from 6:30pm-9:00pm, in the community room of massmouth.org offices at The Haymarket Building, 42 Seaverns Ave. Jamaica Plain, O2130.

 Transit: Orange Line Green St. Station (0.2 mi walk) or #39 Bus to Myrtle Street and Centre from Copley Sq, or Seaverns and Centre, from Forest Hills (0.1 mi walk)

 

Our special guest storyteller will be Judith Black, 1st place winner of

massmouth.com Big Mouth Off, 2010.

 

Put your name in the hat for a mini-slam on the theme "spooked".  Bring your 5-minute spine tingling story and you may win a prize.  Wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

 

Tickets are $20.00 and available online at http://www.massmouth.eventbrite.com

At 2:38pm on March 26, 2010, Cindy Rivka Marshall said…
Hi Diane,
Good to see you at STF.
I loved working with you prior to our shows. Glad your weekend went so well. Want to again some time?
take care,
Cindy
At 9:44pm on March 16, 2010, Susan Lenoe said…
Dear Diane....great pleasure for me to have you as a friend!! I will be at STF on Sat...hope to see you...thanks for the kindness about the photo...Susan Lenoe
At 8:31pm on March 16, 2010, Tim Van Egmond said…
Hi Diane, good to hear from you!

Tim
At 8:40am on March 15, 2010, Karen Chace said…
Thank you for your kind words Diane. I do hope you can join us at the Story Cafe again in the future. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Karen
At 6:29am on March 15, 2010, John Porcino said…
Jey Dianne hope it's going well! Will I see you at STF
At 6:11pm on March 5, 2010, ben cunningham said…
hi diane,

it was nice talking with u, it's from the jp coop we know each other.

: )
At 7:15am on February 22, 2010, Vernon L. Cox said…
Thanks for the invite Diane
Hope to see you tonight at the Story Slam
At 12:09pm on February 15, 2010, Kate Chadbourne said…
Hello Storybird! So glad to hear from you and know that you are well & thriving & loving that wind in the door. wishing you well, as ever -
love,
Kate
At 11:25pm on November 27, 2009, andrea lovett said…
Welcome Diane, You are now our 125th member. Great you are here.
 
 
 

FIRST PRIZE AT GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM

Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

https://www.facebook.com/StoriesInTheStreets

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.

This season thank you to The Tinkers son , The Hingham Conservatory of Music. 

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