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January 2019

Storytelling Residency @ Blackstone Innovation School, Boston, MA

January 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This four week residency enhances third grade students' narrative abilities. An approved artist educator on the roster of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Diane knows that an immersion in storytelling develops within each person clear and concrete communication skills. Her residencies stress vocal range and flexibility, active listening skills, visualization, and the ability to frame intangible feelings into physical and vocal language. These residencies skillfully develop young students’ expressive and imaginative abilities within the narrative form.

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Folktale Superheroes @ Saint Peter School in Cambridge, MA

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MA United States
Superheroes Summer Reading Diane Edgecomb Storyteller 2015

This multi-cultural storytelling shows us how folktale characters and plots have the same qualities as today's superheroes! From China to Africa and South America there are folktales about creatures and people who use their extraordinary powers for the good of all.

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Storytelling Residency @ Blackstone Innovation School, Boston, MA

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This four week residency enhances third grade students' narrative abilities. An approved artist educator on the roster of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Diane knows that an immersion in storytelling develops within each person clear and concrete communication skills. Her residencies stress vocal range and flexibility, active listening skills, visualization, and the ability to frame intangible feelings into physical and vocal language. These residencies skillfully develop young students’ expressive and imaginative abilities within the narrative form.

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February 2019

Rainforest Legends @ Underwood After School, Newton, MA

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Diane entertains early release day and after school students at Underwood School with Rainforest Legends from around the world. This participatory program features songs and chants from Africa to the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. A favorite performer, this is Diane's eighth visit to this extended day.

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Storytelling Residency @ Blackstone Innovation School, Boston, MA

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This four week residency enhances third grade students' narrative abilities. An approved artist educator on the roster of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Diane knows that an immersion in storytelling develops within each person clear and concrete communication skills. Her residencies stress vocal range and flexibility, active listening skills, visualization, and the ability to frame intangible feelings into physical and vocal language. These residencies skillfully develop young students’ expressive and imaginative abilities within the narrative form.

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Storytelling Residency @ Blackstone Innovation School, Boston, MA

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This four week residency enhances third grade students' narrative abilities. An approved artist educator on the roster of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Diane knows that an immersion in storytelling develops within each person clear and concrete communication skills. Her residencies stress vocal range and flexibility, active listening skills, visualization, and the ability to frame intangible feelings into physical and vocal language. These residencies skillfully develop young students’ expressive and imaginative abilities within the narrative form.

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Folktale Superheroes from Around the World @ Pawtucket Public Library, Pawtucket, RI

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pawtucket Public Library Pawtucket, RI United States

Come in from the cold and celebrate vacation week fun with Folktale Superheroes from Around the World! Long before the Superheroes of today, people all over the world used their SUPER IMAGINATIONS to create folktales about creatures and people with extraordinary powers. Celebrate our common love of story with these exciting and engaging multi-cultural tales.

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March 2019

Folktale Superheroes @ Shaw Elementary School, Milton, MA

March 1 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
MA United States
Superheroes Summer Reading Diane Edgecomb Storyteller 2015

This multi-cultural storytelling shows us how folktale characters and plots have the same qualities as today's superheroes! From China to Africa and South America there are folktales about creatures and people who use their extraordinary powers for the good of all.

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Fairy Legends of Ireland @ First Church, Boston, MA

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Expect music, songs and merriment in this special program by Oracle Award winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Margot Chamberlain on Celtic harp. This animated retelling of Ireland’s best-loved gems includes Irish favorites like Gilly Blackfoot where a young lad’s aversion to washing his feet causes him to fall in with a fairy band. Cloaks of invisibility and magic spells abound as hapless Gilly sets out to help free the Princess of France. Known for her vivid comedic style, Diane brings out the best in these interpretations of classic Irish favorites.

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A Thousand Doorways @ First Church Theatre, Boston, MA

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church, Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
$20 – $25

"An uplifting story of how the human spirit triumphs in the face of all odds. - Broadway Baby

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A Thousand Doorways @ First Church Theatre, Boston, MA

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church, Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
$20 – $25

"An uplifting story of how the human spirit triumphs in the face of all odds." - Broadway Baby

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A Thousand Doorways @ First Church Theatre, Boston, MA

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
First Church, Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
$20 – $25

"An uplifting story of how the human spirit triumphs in the face of all odds." - Broadway Baby

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April 2019

Digging Dinosaurs @ East Elementary School, Sharon MA

April 2 @ 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
East Elementary School, 45 Wilshire Drive
Sharon, MA, MA 02067 United States
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Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Digging Dinosaurs engages students with descriptive dinosaur information, colorful posters, sign language, and lively interactive stories. Called a “virtuoso of the spoken word” and an “entire cast rolled into one,” Diane has created popular dinosaur adventures that complement scientific facts with imagination, humor, and active student participation.

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Rainforest Legends @ East Elementary School, Sharon MA

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Elementary School, 45 Wilshire Drive
Sharon, MA, MA 02067 United States
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Diane returns to East Elementary School extended day to entertain third, fourth, and fifth graders with Rainforest Legends. More about the show: From the banks of the Amazon River to the heart of the West African jungle, Rainforest Legends brings to life favorite folktales and songs about the animals and plants of these lands. Legends tell why the Amazon Birds have feathers as brilliant as the colors of the rainbow, why three Invisible Hunters came to haunt the Nicaraguan rainforest,…

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The Language of Flowers @ Taunton Garden Club, Taunton, MA

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taunton Garden Club Taunton, MA United States + Google Map

Diane will be accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain for a private performance of The Language of Flowers in Taunton, MA celebrating the 85 year anniversary of the Taunton Garden Club. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb brings to life the legends that surround favorite garden flowers revealing the deep meaning cultures around the world have found there.

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The Language of Flowers @ Great Island Garden Club at Pinehills, Plymouth, MA

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Great Island Garden Club Plymouth, MA United States + Google Map

The Language of Flowers celebrates flowers and the stories that have been told about them through the ages. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb brings to life the legends that surround favorite garden flowers revealing the deep meaning cultures around the world have found there. Harp accompaniment by Margot Chamberlain.

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Digging Dinosaurs @ Cottage Street School, Sharon MA

April 10 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Cottage Street School Sharon, MA United States + Google Map
Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Digging Dinosaurs engages students with descriptive dinosaur information, colorful posters, sign language, and lively interactive stories.

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Rainforest Legends @ Cottage Street School, Sharon MA

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cottage Street School Sharon, MA United States + Google Map

Diane returns to Cottage Street School to entertain third, fourth, and fifth graders with Rainforest Legends. More about the show: From the banks of the Amazon River to the heart of the West African jungle, Rainforest Legends brings to life favorite folktales and songs about the animals and plants of these lands. Legends tell why the Amazon Birds have feathers as brilliant as the colors of the rainbow, why three Invisible Hunters came to haunt the Nicaraguan rainforest, and how…

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A Thousand Doorways @ Silk Road House, Berkley, California

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A chance meeting with a young Kurdish refugee sets in motion a journey of danger and discovery to bring to the world the forbidden stories of a people silenced. This inspiring true story told with "consummate skill" by renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb takes us to the remote mountain villages of Southeastern Turkey where her legendary quest echoes the struggles of the resilient people who shared their lives and their stories with her.

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“We Stand for the ‘Stans!” a House Concert with Diane Edgecomb and Cathryn Fairlee, Cotati, CA

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Diane and Cathryn share the stories they gathered in remote regions - affectionately called the "stans" - Diane's folkloric stories from Kurdistan and Cathryn's from Uzbekistan and other regions.

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Digging Dinosaurs @ Southborough Library, Southborough, MA

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southborough Public Library, 25 Main Street
Southborough,, MA 01772 United States
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Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Diane returns to Southborough Library this April school vacation week to entertain families with Digging Dinosaurs. Digging Dinosaurs engages students with descriptive dinosaur information, colorful posters, sign language, and lively interactive stories.

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Fairy Legends of Ireland @ Wood Memorial Library, South Windsor, CT

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wood Memorial Library, 783 Main Street
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States
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Diane entertains seniors at Wood Memorial Library in South Windsor, Connecticut with a delightful excursion into Irish fairy legends. Expect music, songs and merriment in this special program with harp accompaniment by Margot Chamberlain.

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May 2019

May Songs and Midsummer Magic @ Hillside Village, West Boylston, MA

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hillside Village Women’s Club, 41 Hillside Village Drive
West Boylston, MA 01583 United States
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This story and music celebration of this time of springtime flowers is drawn from cultures around the world bringing to life ancient legends of transformation, tree-spirits and fireflies.

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Diane tells favorite tales of spirit and nature @ “Right Between the Ears” storytelling series, Rochester, NH

May 10 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Produced by storyteller Joanne Piazzi and held in a cozy space at RiverStones Custom Framing 33 No. Main St, Rochester, NH. This monthly evening of live storytelling features a different teller every month. Diane will be sharing favorite personal tales of spirit and nature.

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A Story and Music Celebration of Mother Earth @ AFTer Hours -Arts at the Armory Cafe in Somerville

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arts at the Armory Cafe, 191 Highland Ave #1c
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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Flower Legends and Songs of the May: a Story and Music Celebration of Mother Earth with Oracle Award-winning teller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain. Held at the delightful Arts at the Armory Cafe in Somerville, the AFTer Hours Adult Folktale series takes place every Second Sunday, with an Open Mic at 7pm, followed by a Feature from 8-9pm.

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Troubadour Day to Celebrate the May! @ Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505
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Enjoy each springtime path with this engaging performance created for Tower Hill's unique landscape by Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain.

This delightful event begins with a Maypole dance to wake up the earth and then takes the audience on a story and music journey through favorite gardens entertaining travelers with pieces from around the world that celebrate our love of flowers. Don’t expect Tower Hill’s signature Greek statuary to be silent!

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June 2019

In the Groves @ Thayer Memorial Library, Lancaster, MA

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St.
Lancaster, MA 01523 United States
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Master storyteller, Diane Edgecomb,along with Celtic harper, Margot Chamberlain, perform In the Groves: World Stories and Songs that Celebrate Trees at the Thayer Memorial Library as part of the Rosemary Davis Nature Series.

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July 2019

Night Lights! @ Dartmouth Public Library, Dartmouth, MA

July 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dartmouth Public Library, 732 Dartmouth Street
Dartmouth, MA 02748 United States
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Firefly among the stars

Free and open to the public, Diane brings her fun-filled family performance Night Lights to Dartmouth Public Library for their summer reading celebration. From fireflies to favorite constellations Diane spins tales about the Night Lights that make our world bright.

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Night Lights @ Cortland Free Library, Cortland, NY

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
NY United States
Firefly among the stars

Diane brings her interactive performance "Night Lights" to families of Cortland, New York this July as part of their Summer reading celebration: A Universe of Stories. The event is free and open to the public.

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Night Lights @ Moore Memorial Library, Greene, NY

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NY United States + Google Map
Firefly among the stars

Diane brings "Night Lights" to families of Greene, New York for a Summer Reading Celebration of "A Universe of Stories." This enchanting performance takes us on a multi-cultural voyage across the heavens.

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Night Lights! @ Cornwall Public Library, Cornwall, NY

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson Street
Cornwall, New York 12518
Firefly among the stars

Free and open to the public, Diane brings her fun-filled family performance Night Lights to Cornwall Public Library for their summer reading celebration. From fireflies to favorite constellations Diane spins tales about the Night Lights that make our world bright.

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October 2019

The Language of Flowers @ SeaCoast Garden Club, Kennebunk, ME

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
ME United States

The Language of Flowers celebrates flowers and the stories that have been told about them through the ages. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb brings to life the legends that surround favorite garden flowers revealing the deep meaning cultures around the world have found there. Harp accompaniment by Margot Chamberlain.

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Once Upon A Halloween @ Westport Public Library, Westport, MA

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westport Public Library, 408 Old County Road
Westport, MA 02790
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What would Halloween be without some chillin’ tales for the spookiest time of the year? Once Upon A Halloween is a fun-filled, Halloween event – complete with a huge cauldron bubbling over with fog for the last dramatic story!

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