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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

Time: December 21, 2017 at 8pm to December 23, 2017 at 3pm
Location: Loring-Greenough House
Street: 12 South St
City/Town: Jamaica Plain
Website or Map: http://wintersolstice2017.eve…
Phone: 617-522-4335
Event Type: holiday, storytelling, folk, music, spoken, word, solstice, seasonal
Organized By: Living Myth Events
Latest Activity: Oct 26, 2017

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Event Description

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 the poignant Greek legend “The Coming of the Days of Peace.” Lovely instrumental melodies, evoking the warmth of the season, round out the event.

Complimentary refreshments, including a traditional Wassail Bowle, will grace an intermission in the Loring-Greenough House’s elegant eighteenth century dining room.


Thursday, December 21 and Friday, December 22nd

8:00 pm (a two part evening event with an intermission featuring free traditional refreshments)

Tickets: $25


Saturday, December 23

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm a special one hour Matinee performance
After the performance there will be refreshments in the elegant Loring-Greenough House dining room.

Tickets: $20

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