St. James Bookclub: Gaudy Night, 7pm, 11/2/16

Last month, we had fun discussing Little Failure: A Memoir, by Gary Shteyngart. Our next selection is the classic mystery Gaudy Night, by Dorothy L. Sayers. From “‘Gaudy Night stands out even among Miss Sayers’s novels. And Miss Sayers has long stood in a class by herself.’ —Times Literary Supplement The great Dorothy L. Sayers is considered by …


Hail to the Chief!, a Campaign Comedy, starts 10/15/16

Come, see Somervillians and St. James parishioners and sometimes soloists at In Good Company’s HAIL TO THE CHIEF, an amusing, musical romp through presidential campaign history. In Good Company presents original musical theater productions inspired by history. “It’s election season, and an esteemed college professor is presenting a lecture about Presidential campaign songs. Suddenly, his …


St. James Book Club, 10/5/16: Little Failure: A Memoir,

Last month, we had a nice discussion on May Sarton’s Plant Dreaming Deep. A drop-in participant actually knew May Sarton, which was a great addition to the conversation. The next selection is Little Failure: A Memoir, by Gary Shteyngart. According to Amazon:, “”Little Failure is the all too true story of an immigrant family betting its future on …


Blessing of the Animals, 10/2/2016

The Blessing of the Animals will take place at 11:30 am, after the 10 am service. All animals (safely restrained), plush toys, photos, or other models of beloved animals are also cheerfully and thankfully blessed. There is room enough for all!