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February 2018

First Annual Fireside Mary Contest

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - February 17 @ 8:00 pm
Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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On a stormy night in the spring of 1817, Mary Shelley agreed to an overnight writing contest with her husband, Percy Shelley, and two of his friends. Who could write the scariest story? They would share their ideas in the morning and determine a winner among them. The story that germinated in the 18-year-old Mary’s mind that night would eventually be the novel we recognize today as “Frankenstein.” In the same fireside tradition, we will gather on the evening of…

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