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Around Town Dec. 18, 2019

‘Christmas Carol’ dramatic recitation

Get into the spirit(s) of the season in “A Christmas Carol in Prose” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave.

Reader Ricki Birran will perform a dramatic recitation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the four ghosts who set him straight on his life course.

Birran has performed the story 124 times, bringing 25 distinct characters to life through vocal characterization, with assistance from bronze busts of the four ghosts created by world-renowned artist Dan Chen.