- Friday, June 7, 2013
The New York Times’ Sunday Book Review by Dawn Drazl this past weekend calls Poor Man’s Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking “one of the finest food memoirs of recent years.” If that’s not enough to send you scurrying to get a copy of the book, maybe knowing that it is penned by Newtown author and award-winning blogger Elissa Altman will do the trick. Elissa’s been crisscrossing the country promoting her new book this spring.
- Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Final preparations are being made this week for “Within Our Reach,” a special event scheduled for Saturday, June 8, at Newtown Congregational Church. Newtown Youth Voices is hosting the evening of song and spoken words which will include special guests Peter Yarrow, poet Martin Espada, singer Vaneese Thomas, The Old Town Hall Band, and others.
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
On Saturday, June 8, the eve of National Children’s Day, youth of Newtown will reach back to children around the world with a message of hope and love as Newtown Youth Voices is joined by Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mary), poet Martin Espada, and a host of special guests for “Within Our Reach,” a live-streaming online event to be held at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.