Sing to Me, O Muse: A Symposium
October 29, 2011, 10 am to 4 pm
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138, Lecture Hall, (Floor L2)
SING TO ME, O MUSE took its title from the opening lines of The Odyssey, and featured readings, talks, and performances highlighting the impact of the epic poems, myths, and legends of the ancient Greeks on childhood, literature, and society.
The event was a remarkable chorus of artists, writers, storytellers, musicians, dancers, educators and students including Gregory Maguire, Susan Cooper, Ashley Bryan, Sebastian Lockwood, Evi Gerokosta (on film), Tracy Barrett, Gareth Hinds, Jill Paton Walsh, John Rowe Townsend, Dr. John Pappas and his Metropolis of Boston Dance Group, Katherine Kleitz, Barbara Scotto, Martha Walke, Daryl Mark, Nora Tisel Farley, Connie Carven, Susan Flannery, and Barbara Harrison.