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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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“Art & Spirit” in Residency at First Church Boston, MA

March 16 @ 8:00 am - March 24 @ 5:00 pm
First Church, Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Diane will be artist in residence for the week of March 16th-24th at First Church Boston as part of their acclaimed Art & Spirit series.

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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

Moved by the silencing of the Kurdish language by Turkish laws, renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb embarks on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers. This is the deeply moving, richly humorous story of her travels through the remote mountains of Turkey and of the extraordinary people who shared their lives and their stories with her.

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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

Moved by the silencing of the Kurdish language by Turkish laws, renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb embarks on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers. This is the deeply moving, richly humorous story of her travels through the remote mountains of Turkey and of the extraordinary people who shared their lives and their stories with her.

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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

Moved by the silencing of the Kurdish language by Turkish laws, renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb embarks on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers. This is the deeply moving, richly humorous story of her travels through the remote mountains of Turkey and of the extraordinary people who shared their lives and their stories with her. This special matinee is followed by a reception hosted by First Church Boston and a talk back with the local Kurdish Community.

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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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The Storyteller’s Paintbox Workshop @ Silk Road House, Berkeley, CA

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Silk Road House, 1944 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$40

Would you like more expressive tools in your paintbox? Come explore a whole range of new ways to enhance your storytelling and spoken word art in this interactive workshop that tunes up all of our expressive tools.

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A Thousand Doorways @ Ashkenaz Community Center, Berkley, California

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ashkenaz Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA United States
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$15 – $20

Moved by the silencing of the Kurdish language by Turkish laws, renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb embarks on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers. This is the deeply moving, richly humorous story of her travels through the remote mountains of Turkey and of the extraordinary 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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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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Folktale Heroes @ Abbott Learning Center, Wellesley, MA

July 22 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Superheroes Summer Reading Diane Edgecomb Storyteller 2015

Diane returns to Abbott Learning Center for the 12th time to entertain and enhance learning with Folktale Superheroes. A celebration of our common love of story with exciting and engaging multi-cultural tales.

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September 2019

Diane is Storyteller in Residence @ The International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, TN

September 2 @ 2:00 pm - September 7 @ 3:00 pm
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Diane is thrilled to return to the International Storytelling Center to be their Storyteller in Residence for the week of September 2nd - September 7th. Each day there will be a matinee performance featuring some of Diane's most beloved pieces.

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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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