- Friday, August 7, 2015
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- Thursday, August 6, 2015
The progressive American rock band Toto recently released its latest album, XIV. How it is perceived in terms of a follow-up, however, depends on who you talk to among the current lineup of highly respected and globally recognized musicians playing with the ensemble.
“This (album) is opposite of going through the motions. We are treating this like it is Toto V, our follow-up to TOTO IV," said Keyboardist Steve Porcaro on the band's website.
- Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 8:12 am
Each of the directors put their own individual stamp on their choices. The effect was an exciting night of theater.
- Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9:01 am
Six-year-old Arthur Khisyamov propels his balloon powered car, created during SMART Camp, across the table, with one big puff.
- Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 8:46 am
In an attempt to reach a wide range of ages for film screenings this month, the Board of Managers at Edmond Town Hall (ETH), 45 Main Street, is offering two films each week.
The ETH Theatre offered Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, a PG rated comedy starring Kevin James, twice each day from July 27 until August 2. It also hosted screenings of Mad Max: Fury Road, an R-rated feature with Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.
- Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9:46 am
Sabrina Boccuzzi, right, fishes marbles out of a bowl of iced water, while class participants gather around. Sabrina, 13, taught the class on Cracked Marble Necklaces at C.H. Booth Library on July 28. Local tweens have two more opportunities — August 3 and 10 — to join the Girl Scout for craft workshops.
- Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9:45 am
Walking through the Capitol Building, alongside 50 awe-struck and ambitious high school journalists, Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy stopped us outside the Senate press briefing room. The veteran Democrat and most senior member of the 114th Congress teasingly asked if we were the “perspiring” journalists he’d heard would be clogging up the halls of Congress that day.
- Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9:44 am
The afternoon following his 90th birthday celebration, Newtown resident and the acknowledged “Father of Robotics” Joseph F. Engelberger relaxed in his Hattertown home while his daughter Gay tended to his comfort by bringing a small glass of white wine.
While Mr Engelberger obviously appreciated the effort along with all the care he receives from his daughter and others, he would much rather see many day-to-day chores being performed on his behalf by a mechanical assistant.
- Friday, July 31, 2015 at 8:48 am
The Newtown Yoga Festival returns Saturday, August 22, for a third year of sharing well-being and health through yoga and related positive energy practices.
The festival takes place at NYA Sports & Fitness Center, 4 Primrose Street within Fairfield Hills, from 9 am to 4 pm. There is a suggested donation of $25 per person (no charge for age 16 and under), and participants are invited to bring their own yoga mats and props.
- Friday, July 31, 2015
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