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Justin Christopher of Rockport plays a Tibetan singing bowl during a rehearsal Monday for the Winter Solstice Celebration at the Floating Lotus in Gloucester. The event, which will be held on Thursday, the shortest day of the year and the beginning of winter, from 7 to 9 p.m., will include meditation accompanied by Tibetan gongs, bells and singing bowls, a candle-lighting ceremony and tribal dance. It is open to the public. Tickets are $25 and can be obtained at Floating Lotus at 169 Main Street or at http://www.floatinglotus.net.
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