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November 2018

Native American Nature Tales @ Worcester Library, Worcester, MA

November 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Worcester Free Public Library, 3 Salem Sq.
Worcester, MA 01608 United States
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Join Diane Edgecomb at the Worcester Library for Native American Nature Tales! Native American Nature Tales explores tribal myths and legends of the animals and birds of North America. Ranging from the humorous to the heart-felt, these stories celebrate native culture and its strong links to the natural world.

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Native American Nature Tales @ Griswold School, Kensington, CT

November 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Griswold School, Kensington CT United States

Native American Nature Tales explores tribal myths and legends of the animals and birds of North America. Ranging from the humorous to the heart-felt, these stories celebrate native culture and its strong links to the natural world. Join one of New England’s favorite tellers as these rich stories create a colorful weave of landscape and people.

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Folktale Superheroes @ Griswold School, Kensington, CT

November 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Griswold School, Kensington CT United States
Superheroes Summer Reading Diane Edgecomb Storyteller 2015

What do China, Africa and South America all have in common? Superheroes!!!

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Acting Workshop @ Smith College, Northampton, MA

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Diane will have the pleasure of leading a workshop on voice, the body and performance with acting students from the Department of Theatre at Smith College.

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Digging Dinosaurs @ Tower School, Marblehead MA

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MA United States
Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Diane returns to Tower School to entertain the Kindergarten classes as they celebrate their unit of study on DINOSAURS!

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December 2018

Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ New Hampshire Theatre Project, Portsmouth, NH

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Hampshire Theatre Project, 959 Islington St. #3
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions. Songs evocative of the season and lovely instrumental melodies round out the event.

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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ the historic Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA

December 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130
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$20 – $25

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions.

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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ the historic Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA

December 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130
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$20 – $25

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions.

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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ the historic Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA

December 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130
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$20 – $25

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions.

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Once Upon A Wintertime @ First Night Needham, Needham, MA

December 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating indefinitely

Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Street
Needham, MA
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Diane entertains First Night revelers this New Year's eve at First Night Needham, a warm family friendly celebration of New Year's eve. Diane's stories of wintertime magic and fun are drawn from many cultures ranging from the lyrical Grimms tale of Snow White and Rose Red to tales of folksy New England escapades that transform a winter’s day into a time of delight.

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February 2019

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

February 19, 2019 @ 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

Diane tells favorite Kurdish folktales @ “Right Between the Ears” storytelling series, Rochester, NH

March 8, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Diane will be sharing favorite Kurdish folktales she gathered in the mountains of Southeastern Turkey along with anecdotes about those who shared their stories with her.

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April 2019

Digging Dinosaurs @ East Elementary School, Sharon MA

April 2, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kennebunk, ME Kennebunk, ME 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Digging Dinosaurs @ Southborough Library, Southborough, MA

April 20, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 9, 2019 @ 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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June 2019

Night Lights @ Moore Memorial Library, Greene, NY

June 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Memorial Library, 59 Genesee St
Greene, NY United States
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Firefly among the stars

Once again, Diane brings "Night Lights" to families of Greene, New York for Summer Reading 2019's "A Universe of Stories." An enchanting performance that takes us on a multi-cultural voyage across the heavens.

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In the Groves @ Thayer Memorial Library, Lancaster, MA

June 18, 2019 @ 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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October 2019

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

October 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Kennebunk, ME Kennebunk, 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, 2019 @ 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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