As the constellation Virgo or Astraea rises this September so does Astrae’s story ~ this Greek goddess felt such compassion for humanity she asked to be turned into a star so that she might watch over us and never leave. Her tears at our travails transformed into the lovely Asters whose name means “star.” For my Language of Flowers performances this fall I will be telling this myth for the first time.
Upcoming EventsMar28Tue9:00 am Native American Nature Tales @ Spofford Pond School, Oxford, MANative American Nature Tales @ Spofford Pond School, Oxford, MAMar 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 amDiane has been invited back to perform “Native American Nature Tales” for 3rd grade students at Spofford Pond School in Oxford, MA to provide curriculum support in English and Social Studies. Native American Nature Tales Native American Nature Tales … Continue reading →Apr1Sat10:30 am FAIR: Family Adventures in Reading @ An Unlikely Story Bookstore and Cafe, Plainville, MAFAIR: Family Adventures in Reading @ An Unlikely Story Bookstore and Cafe, Plainville, MAApr 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pmDon’t miss: FAIR: Family Adventures in Reading. On Saturday mornings starting April 1st, 2017. Diane will lead groups of parents and children (first grade and older ) in a dynamic reading and discussion experience that encourages dialogue among those with … Continue reading →Apr5Wed2:00 pm The Language of Flowers @ Raynham Public Library, Raynham, MAThe Language of Flowers @ Raynham Public Library, Raynham, MAApr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pmDiane will be accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain for a performance of The Language of Flowers for the Friends of the Raynham Library in Raynham, MA to compliment their 2017 Community Read program. This is the 8th year of … Continue reading →