Thursday, September 17, 2015

Leach Library hosts “Heartpounders: Halloween Tales”

On Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m., the Leach Library will host an evening of lyrical storytelling“Heartpounders: Halloween Tales” presented by storyteller and composer Mr. Odds Bodkin. 
Odds Bodkin, master storyteller, author, creative musician, and educator, has been spellbinding audiences with his storytelling performances for more than thirty years. Mr. Bodkin has performed or taught at many universities throughout the country, including Harvard, Syracuse, Dartmouth, Purdue, Michigan State, Loyola University Maryland, and Antioch New England University. 
Join us as Odds Bodkin tells spooky tales of Halloween accompanied by full musical scores on a twelve-string guitar with character narrations and voices. Mr. Bodkins may perform The Storm Breeder, an old New England "flying Dutchman" ghost legend based on Peter Rugg: The Missing Man of Boston, and The Girl Who Danced with the Devil, the French Canadian legend of Rose LaTulippe.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library. The event is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 individuals. It will be held in the library’s lower-level meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.

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