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The Corner Store

900 South Carolina Avenue SE

Washington DC 20003

Thursday October 5th at 7 PM

Open Mic Storytellers

This popular monthly series at the Corner Store provides a hospitable

setting to hone your storytelling skills, or simply be entertained and enlightened by an hour of neighborly revelations, humor and pathos.

This month's very broad theme is "Harvest "

The stage is open to the first 10 to sign in at 6:45 day of the event, and you're

cordially invited to tell your true story within the 7 minute timeframe.

$10 Donation at the door / $15 to include refreshments.

Upcoming Open Mic Stories on:

November 2nd / December 14th

  October 21st

Monthly Off-Site Jazz Jam ~ 21st at 21 Gessford Court

Saturday November 4th from 10 AM to 2 PM

2-Hour Watercolor Painting Demonstration with

Thomas Bucci

followed by a 2-Hour Workshop.

$50 Space limited / reserve a spot

Thomas Bucci 2016/2017 Exhibitions:

•American Watercolor Society•Salmagundi Club's International Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, NYC - Winner of the 2017 Thomas Moran Memorial Award•Pennsylvania Watercolor Society•Philadelphia Watercolor Society -

Winner of the 2016 Mildred Sands Katz Award•Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolor-Winner of the 2017 Donald & Helen Budd Memorial Award•Chestertown Paint the Town - Winner of the People's Choice Award•Ellicott City Plein Air - 2nd Place Quick Draw Event

Gallery  November 10th 7 to 9 PM

Mark Lindamood / Photo Notes from the Resistance

Sunday December 17th

Holiday Concert with Vox Pulchra

Thursday December 21st

Concert- Ocean Quartet


A Celtic Winter Celebration

“Nothing short of spellbinding…”- The Washington Post

“Tis the gateway of the Year…Shortest day and darkest hour…”

So come on out and celebrate the magic of the Winter Solstice in

cozy fellowship on December 20th, when OCEAN Celtic Quartet returns to the Corner Store to celebrate Yuletide.  Their boisterous program will feature

British Mummer’s play recitations, traditional English and French carols,

foot-stomping Scottish & Irish fiddle tunes, 19th century broadside songs, and original seasonal compositions. With their soaring vocals and high-energy instrumentals, they are known for marrying lighthearted exuberance with great spiritual depth. The OCEAN Celtic Quartet is led by composer and ethnomusicologist Jennifer Cutting (accordion and keyboards),

a WAMA Musician of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.

OCEAN features the stunning vocalist LISA MOSCATIELLO

(multiple WAMMIE winner and Artist of the Year), folklorist/vocalist/percussionist STEPHEN WINICK, plus competition-winning Scottish-American fiddler ANDREW DODDS. Cutting’s original anthem, “Song of Solstice,”

has become a classic on Celtic and Folk radio; and her all-faiths hymn,

“Light the Winter’s Dark,” has been much recorded and performed by other artists. Come prepared to sing along with OCEAN on these and other seasonal songs ancient and modern!

‘Tis the gateway of the year;

Shortest day and darkest hour;

Praises as our newborn Sun

Journeys back to its full power,

Raise the song of Solstice high,

Through the wind and weather;

Welcome Yule with frost and fire

And sing we all together!

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