Will Hornyak

Will Hornyak will share Gaelic stories in Astoria to celebrate the festival of Samhain.

ASTORIA — Master Storyteller Will Hornyak will present “Mostly Grimm: Tales from the Darkest Side of the Brother’s Collected Stories,” at KALA Art Gallery to celebrate Samhain Friday night.

Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and beginning of winter or “darker-half” of the year. Hornyak will weave together an oral presentation that includes Irish myths, Russian fairytales, Mexican folktales and Oregon tall tales to celebrate the occasion.

Hornyak has performed throughout the United States and been a featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee.

Doors will open at 7 p.m., the performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance at brownpapertickets.com. The show is for mature audiences, age 14 and older.

Audience members must show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test. Masks required, limited capacity to ensure socially distanced seating. KALA performance space is located at 1017 Marine Dr. in Astoria.

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