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August Gabriel’s Horn| August 9 Weekly Newsletter

Great Concerts at First Church

The Thirteen presents Silent Night Starry Night, December 21 at 7:30 pm.  Accompany The Thirteen’s song-filled journey through the cosmos and the Christmas story.  Featuring your favorite holiday carols, The Thirteen’s own arrangement of Silent Night, and contemporary composer Kile Smith’s driving and touching The Consolation of Apollo, which pairs the words of the Apollo 8 astronauts on Christmas Eve 1968 with the writings of the Roman philosopher Boethius for a fantastical take on the Christmas story.  To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, this performance will be accompanied by projected images from NASA’s Hubble telescope.  $10-30.