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The Story Space 20th Anniversary Celebration

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The Story Space 20th Anniversary Celebration

Time: February 7, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Harvard Epworth Methodist Church
Street: 1555 Massachusetts Ave
City/Town: Cambridge, MA 02138
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Phone: 508 795 0494
Event Type: fundraiser, storyspace, jay, o'callahan, storytelling
Organized By: andrea Lovett
Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2012

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On February 7, 2012, storytellers from Boston and beyond will celebrate a milestone:

 the 20-year anniversary of Tuesday night storytelling in Cambridge, Mass. The series begun in 1992 by world renowned master storyteller Brother Blue and his wife, Ruth Edmonds Hill will mark the occasion with a blowout evening of top shelf storytelling and a few surprises.

Admission: $15 in advance / $20 at the door and click on EVENTS for Ticket Info

The celebration will be held in the beautiful wainscoted vestry in Harvard-Epworth Church  featuring  Jay O'Callahan , a headliner at storytelling festivals all over the country including the National Storytelling Festival. He has performed at Lincoln Center in New York City and was commissioned by NASA to create a story celebrating the space agency’s 50th  anniversary. Local storytellers including Michael Anderson, Kevin Brooks, Mike Cohen, Laura Packer and Diana Valentine will round out the program. There will be special segments highlighting the 20-year odyssey interspersed throughout the program .The evening will be an opportunity for those involved in the series to look back  and forward  and for those unfamiliar with the venerable gathering to tune in and enjoy some of the best Boston area storytelling.

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Comment by Vernon L. Cox on January 28, 2012 at 7:56am

Unless I can find a ride from Maine I will not be able to attend. I am looking though. 

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