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March 2019

“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

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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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

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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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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