From Acting to Isolating

The Fox family of Easton provides insight into the lives of performing artists and the struggles they faced as the Covid-19 pandemic came between them and their careers.

“When the pandemic brought life in New York City to a screeching halt last March, and the city moved into lockdown Continue reading “From Acting to Isolating”

Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis

Pretty much anyone who knows Dolly, and most in Easton do, knows that there are no short stop-and-chats with her.  The conversations will be long and Dolly will do most of the talking. Sometimes a listener will wonder where she’s going when she embarks on a magical mystery tour of Continue reading “Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis”

BEE-utify Easton with The Easton Arts Center and ELF

The Easton Learning Foundation is thrilled to be teaming up with Keri English-Giddes from The Easton Arts Center for these Bee-utify Easton Art Kits.

Keri is generously donating half of the proceeds to ELF. Founded in 2004, ELF has awarded close to $1,000,000 in grants to Samuel Continue reading “BEE-utify Easton with The Easton Arts Center and ELF”

Them

My brother took me to see “Them!” when I was 6 years old.  It was horrifying and left me with nightmares for several days.  I doubted that anything could be more frightening until he took me to see the “The Body Snatchers” (the original black and white version: not the gory remake). Continue reading “Them”

A Tale of Two Artists: In Conversation With Chris Frantz and James Prosek

We had only an hour to hear from these two interesting artists at a live Facebook event with Fairfield University Downtown Bookstore. With over 500 viewers, the time seemed to go by rather quickly. 

Chris Frantz and James Prosek spoke about how their journeys unfolded as a result Continue reading “A Tale of Two Artists: In Conversation With Chris Frantz and James Prosek”

Easton Arts Council Presents Virtual Youth Art Show

Jeffrey Berg’s artwork is on exhibit in the Easton Arts Council Virtual Youth Art Show.

March is Youth Art Month. The Easton Arts Council is proud to present its Annual Youth Art Show which is now available for viewing on our website at eastonartscouncil.org.

The Courier Celebrates a Leap Day Birthday

Those born on leap day, February 29, are called “leapsters.” The Easton Courier was born on this date one year ago, sharing the distinction with Gioachino Rossini, a fellow leapster born in 1792. He of course composed the famous William Tell Overture made more famous by “The Lone Continue reading “The Courier Celebrates a Leap Day Birthday”

Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show

Easton Arts Council announces its Annual Youth Art Show will be online this year running for the month of March which is National Youth Art Month. The exhibit opens on Feb. 28, giving all young folks ages 4 to 18 a venue to display their creative talents. Entries will be accepted Continue reading “Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show”

James Prosek and Chris Frantz Together in Fairfield University Virtual Bookstore Author Event

The Fairfield University Bookstore located at 1499 Post Road in downtown Fairfield, Conn. invites the public at large to join us on Facebook @ FairfieldUBookstore, Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m., for a live virtual conversation with Artist/Naturalist, James Prosek, and Chris Frantz, Continue reading “James Prosek and Chris Frantz Together in Fairfield University Virtual Bookstore Author Event”

Easton Family Lip Sync Challenge

Get your air guitar and hairbrush ready. It’s time to show off your lip sync expertise! Join the Easton Family Lip Sync Challenge on Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.. This event is sponsored by Easton Public Library, Easton Park & Recreation, and Easton Community Center.

“This Continue reading “Easton Family Lip Sync Challenge”

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