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The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song

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The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song

Time: December 19, 2010 from 4pm to 6pm
Location: Third Life Studio
Street: 33 Union Square
City/Town: Somerville MA
Website or Map:
Phone: 617-522-4335 for information only
Event Type: storytelling, concert, myth, celtic, harp, music, nature, theatre
Organized By: Diane Edgecomb
Latest Activity: Dec 12, 2010

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This unique performance features storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan. The storytelling showcases unusual solstice legends from Greece, Scandinavia, and England. As darkness descends we'll travel through the time of the longest nights with story and music as our guides, enjoying Native American lore about the evergreens, haunting legends of light and humorous stories all set against a lush background of music on Celtic harp, synthesizer, accordion and voice.
This performance is suggested for ages 12 and above.
Tickets are $15 and are available only at the door.
Please note that Third Life Studio is tucked away in Union Square make sure you go to their website for precise directions. For directions and information:

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

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.


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