Three local storytellers will perform in the Snite galleries

Author: Michael O. Garvey

“Myths and Marvels,” an afternoon session of folksinging and storytelling for people of all ages, will be held in the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art Feb. 9 (Sunday) beginning at 2:30 p.m.p. Three local storytellers will perform in the Snite galleries, making use of folksongs and the surrounding artworks to illustrate their narratives. Linda Canfield will tell a Mayan story, “The Rain Player,” about the ritual ballgame played by the Olmec and Mayan peoples in pre-Columbian America. Mary Jones will tell “Oh and Alas,” an ancient Greek story about a boy and a wizard. Jane Syburg will tell an Iroquois story called “The Boy Who Lived With the Bears.”p. The session is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the lot south of Notre Dame Stadium.p. More information may be obtained from Diana Matthias at 631-4718.

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