Theater Review: ‘Venus’ In Sherman Definitely Worth Seeing

Published: February 22, 2019 at 07:45 am
In David Ives's two-person drama "Venus in Fur," audiences are challenged to consider: Can simply acting a part make it real? In Director Katherine Almquist's rendition of the play-within-a-play, currently on the stage at Sherman Playhouse, the answer is yes.

‘Chopped’ Winner Leads Cooking Demo At BD Provisions

Published: February 22, 2019 at 07:00 am
The alluring aroma of spices filled the entryway of BD Provisions as culinary instructor and June 2011 Food Network Chopped winner Heather Priest hosted a free, hour-long Spice Up 2019 cooking demonstration on Sunday, February 10. With a table set

Beloved TV Stars Staging Poignant 'Love Letters' At Playhouse

Published: February 21, 2019 at 02:26 pm
Actors and classic sitcom heartthrobs Hal Linden and Barbara Eden recently chatted with The Newtown Bee about performing in A.R. Gurney’s poignant play, Love Letters, which is coming March 2 to the Ridgefield Playhouse.

CVHF Sunday At The Sanctuary Teaches About Winter Wildlife

Published: February 17, 2019 at 08:30 am
Everywhere you looked, there were wagging tails and smiling faces at the Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation’s (CVHF) recent Sunday at the Sanctuary event, called Waking Winter Wildlife, that took place at Reed Intermediate School on February 10. The free workshop

Long-Awaited Flagpole Radio Café Returned, With Guest Tom Leopold

Published: February 16, 2019 at 08:00 am
After a two-year hiatus, the Flagpole Radio Café was back in full swing with a special performance featuring Tom Leopold at the Edmond Town Hall on the evening of February 9. A line of eager attendees filled the lobby awaiting

Newtown Woman's Club Hosts Annual Tea And Author Book Signing

Published: February 15, 2019 at 08:00 am
Dozens of Newtown Woman’s Club members and guests gathered to enjoy the Fourth Annual Tea and Author Book Signing, held February 9 at Newtown Country Club. Newtown resident and author Debra Sennefeld was the event’s special guest author. She had

Snapshot: Bill Glass

Published: February 15, 2019 at 08:00 am
Occupation: I retired in June after serving for 40-plus years as an educator and most recently as the Deputy Superintendent in Danbury. Concurrently, I taught at Yale University, Western Connecticut State University, and Columbia University, where I earned my doctorate.

February 2019


This Week's Poll

Toilet Paper: Under (opening under/against the wall) or Over (opening over/away from the wall)?

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Total votes: 3