The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

The Winter Solstice in Story and Song by Diane Edgecomb
with Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan

Celebrate the longest nights with Solstice stories and songs evoking the warmth of the season. Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb weaves together a tapestry of ancient tales: evergreen myths, legends of light and entertaining stories that reveal the deep meaning behind our winter holiday traditions. This theatrical storytelling, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, features the Scandinavian “Legend of the Mistletoe,” songs and humorous Wassail traditions. Complimentary refreshments include a cider-based Wassail Bowle will be served after the event in the Loring Greenough House’s elegant eighteenth century dining room. Sunday, December 23, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (a special one-hour Matinee performance)
After the performance there will be refreshments in the elegant Loring Greenough House dining room.

The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

The Winter Solstice in Story and Song by Diane Edgecomb
with Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan

Celebrate the longest nights with Solstice stories and songs evoking the warmth of the season. Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb weaves together a tapestry of ancient tales: evergreen myths, legends of light and entertaining stories that reveal the deep meaning behind our winter holiday traditions. This theatrical storytelling, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, features the Scandinavian “Legend of the Mistletoe,” humorous Wassail traditions and the poignant Greek myth “The Coming of the Days of Peace.” Complimentary refreshments include a cider-based Wassail Bowle will be served in the Loring Greenough House’s elegant eighteenth century dining room. Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22nd, 7:30 pm (evening event with intermission and traditional refreshments)
Tickets: $25

About Diane Edgecomb
Winner of the Oracle Award for Storytelling Excellence in the Northeast, Diane is known for the passion and depth of her work whether embodying a true story or bringing renewed meaning to traditional tales. A featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival, the International Storytelling Center and on National Public Radio, Diane’s transformational telling style, in which she fully embodies the tale brings listeners into the heart of the moment.

The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

The Winter Solstice in Story and Song by Diane Edgecomb
with Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan

Celebrate the longest nights with Solstice stories and songs evoking the warmth of the season. Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb weaves together a tapestry of ancient tales: evergreen myths, legends of light and entertaining stories that reveal the deep meaning behind our winter holiday traditions. This theatrical storytelling, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, features the Scandinavian “Legend of the Mistletoe,” humorous Wassail traditions and the poignant Greek myth “The Coming of the Days of Peace.” Complimentary refreshments include a cider-based Wassail Bowle will be served in the Loring Greenough House’s elegant eighteenth century dining room. Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22nd, 7:30 pm (evening event with intermission and traditional refreshments)
Tickets: $25

About Diane Edgecomb
Winner of the Oracle Award for Storytelling Excellence in the Northeast, Diane is known for the passion and depth of her work whether embodying a true story or bringing renewed meaning to traditional tales. A featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival, the International Storytelling Center and on National Public Radio, Diane’s transformational telling style, in which she fully embodies the tale brings listeners into the heart of the moment.

Still Frozen…

Jamaica Pond — Still frozen on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Credit: Roxane Argueta

Spring really is coming, but the Pond is still frozen, as you can see in this shot by Roxane Argueta. For more of her photography, follow her Instagram feed. Each weekday we post a “Photo of the Day” from around the neighborhood. If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) "Jamaica Plain," here are four ways to nominate it:

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