Cultural Events

Joni Mitchell's Jazz To Celebrate Legend's Birthday, Proceeds To Benefit Edmond Town Hall

Published: September 22, 2018 at 08:00 am
The seven-member Joni Mitchell’s Jazz will celebrate Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday by playing to audiences at Edmond Town Hall Theatre on Saturday, October 13. Proceeds will go to the Edmond Town Hall restoration fund, earmarked for the historic building’s theater.

2018 Newtown Arts Festival Event: Main Street Replica Project Will Create Miniature 3-D Replica Of Picturesque Roadway

Published: September 21, 2018 at 06:15 am
Newtown Cultural Arts Commission and C.H. Booth Library will bring a uniquely Newtown project to the community in recognition of National Arts and Humanities Month. “The Main Street Replica Project” includes free workshops that will teach participants how to use 3D printers to create a miniature replica of Main Street.

ArtScapades Milestone Lecture To Cover 'Japonism To Impressionism'

Published: September 20, 2018 at 09:15 am
C.H. Booth Library will welcome the return of ArtScapades next week for the group’s 25th lecture in Newtown. On Wednesday, September 26, at 6:30 pm, Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman will present “East Meets West: From Japonism to Impressionism.”

The Annual 100 Family Tag Sale, And A New Show For NHS Marching Band

Published: September 19, 2018 at 09:10 am
The Newtown High School Marching Band and Guard’s Tenth Annual 100 Family Tag Sale will take place on Saturday, September 22, from 9 am to 2 pm, at the high school. The group will then continue its Saturday with a competitive performance at New Milford High School just a few hours after the fundraiser.

'Collage Alchemy' Celebrates Newtown Artist's Healing Journey; Opening Reception Wednesday Evening

Published: September 18, 2018 at 07:15 am
The art of Newtown resident Patricia Singer will be featured in "Collage Alchemy: Patricia Singer’s A Healing Journey,” a one-artist exhibition at La Zingara Restaurant that will celebrate its opening reception on Wednesday, September 19. The exhibition will then remain on view through late November.

NMS Students Preparing For Annual Scarecrow Contest

Published: September 15, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown Middle School students are working to bring the annual Eighth Grade Scarecrow Contest to the front lawn of the Queen Street school for voting by residents on Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21.

Kugielsky Works Included In 'Surreal' Exhibition

Published: September 14, 2018 at 10:30 am
“Sueños: Celebrating the Surreal,” on view at The Point of Contact Gallery in Syracuse, N.Y., through September 21, features two works by Newtown artist Joseph Kugielsky.
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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
33% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
33% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
33% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3