Traditional Greek Music Concert with Revma

Come hear Revma play soulful and lively traditional music from Greece's ancient mountain regions and islands with a touch of urban rebetika. Revma features Rohan Gregory (violin), Glenn Dickson (clarinet), Sandy Theodorou (vocals, accordion, laouto), John Mitaras (bouzouki), and Fabio Pirozzolo (vocals, percussion). This event is free and for all ages.  A JP Reads program.

Sock-Footed Reading Party at the Loring-Greenough House

JP Reads recently sponsored a "Silent(ish) Reading Party" at the Loring-Greenough House. Here's just one of the photos JP Reads uploaded to the Jamaica Plain News Photo Pool. Read more about the event in this blog post by Debka Colson. This year's selection for JP Reads is "Song of Achilles," a retelling of the Illiad focusing on the love story between Achilles and Patroclus. There's a full slate of discussion groups and kids activities planned.


JP Reads Flash Fiction Contest

Turn your ideas into compelling short fiction! After an introduction to the elements of flash fiction, participants will engage in interactive exercises and writing prompts focused on the 2015 JP Reads Flash Fiction Contest theme of "The Reluctant Hero" inspired by Madeline Miller's The Song of Achilles. Come ready to play and look at writing in new ways. Bring a notebook, pen and your imagination. Led by JP Reads Contest Coordinator Debka Colson.