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John Vergin's "December's Tale," a seasonal celebration of words and music, at Reed College on Wednesday, December 15

TITLE: "December’s Tale"

WHAT: John Vergin returns with his popular annual performance, "December’s Tale," which, through story, song, and poetry, tells the story of 24 hours in a young musician’s life, from late Christmas Eve to Christmas night.

With music ranging from medieval Latin hymns to his own compositions, Vergin captures a private and unique winter experience.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 15

WHERE: Chapel, Eliot Hall, 3rd Floor, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.

COST: General admission is $10; students and seniors $5. Free to Reed College students, faculty, and staff.

CONTACT: For more information, please call the public events hotline at 503/777-7755.


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