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Posted November 2, 2006

Folk concert overseas

The Woods Hole Folk Music Society invites you to their concert series, which continues this Sunday, Nov. 5, with singer-songwriter David Massengill. Mr. Massengill comes to Falmouth with roots in rural Tennessee and New York, and his work is drawn from real stores from his family's history. His songs have been recorded and performed by other artists, such as Nanci Griffith and Joan Baez. In Woods Hole, he will perform a selection of traditional acoustic, Americana, and blues songs accompanied by Appalachian dulcimer and guitar.

The concert starts at 7:30 pm, and doors open at 7 pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for members, and there will be discounts for children and seniors. Donations of baked goods are welcome, and the hall is handicapped accessible. For more information, visit, or call 508-540-0320.

New look at health

Elliott Dacher, M.D., of Aquinnah will be speaking and signing copies of his newest book, "Integral Health: The Path to Human Flourishing," (Basic Health, 2006) at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore in Vineyard Haven this Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 pm. The book was reviewed in the Oct. 26 issue of The Times (Calendar, Page 11).

Dr. Dacher offers counseling for those with emotional or physical problems who wish to use these adversities as a path to a larger health and life. He can be reached at 508-645-2175. For more information on the book signing, call 508-693-2291.

Stories for adults

Susan Klein, internationally known storyteller, will present an evening concert of stories for adults on Saturday, Nov. 4. The concert, titled "ONCE..." will include stories from her book, "Through a Ruby Window - A Martha's Vineyard Childhood," as well as from the world body of folklore and myth, and will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Martha's Vineyard, on Main Street in Vineyard Haven. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors. Reservations are being taken at 508-693-3271 and 508-693-8982.