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Folktale Superheroes @ First Night Needham, Needham, MA

December 31 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Superheroes Summer Reading Diane Edgecomb Storyteller 2015

Diane returns to First Night Needham with her lively and interactive performance: Folktale Superheroes. The performance will take place at Needham Public Library.

Folktale superheroes

Celebrate our common love of story with these exciting and engaging multi-cultural tales and songs. From Anansi the African Spider God who has web-spinning adventures like Spiderman to the Lord of the Cranes from China who gives to the poor like Robin Hood, cultures around the world delight in stories about right triumphing over wrong. Ninja Turtles stand back! Jabuti the flute-playing tortoise from the Amazon has dramatic adventures too. He saves all the rainforest animals from a one-eyed, four-armed monster all the while teaching the audience how to dance and sing a joyful song. The Superheroes of today are based on folkloric characters from long ago. Enjoy world folktales about our earliest Super Heroes who use their extraordinary powers for the good of all.


December 31
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Needham Public Library
1139 Highland Street
Needham, MA
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