Library Plans Winter Art Show Fundraiser

The Easton Public Library is gearing up for an Art Show Fundraiser in early 2021 to benefit the Children’s Expansion Fund. Library Director Lynn Zaffino was recently approached by Keri English-Giddes, Founder/Director of the Easton Arts Center and Owner of LaLaPicasso LLC. English-Giddes Continue reading “Library Plans Winter Art Show Fundraiser”

Monuments Men

One of the challenges in writing a weekly history column is constantly coming up with new ideas about old things. Today’s subject was inspired by the Getty Museum in Los Angeles which recently called on its online followers to re-create master artworks using ordinary household items. Continue reading “Monuments Men”

CANCELLED: Artist Reception: Donna Albano

Join us for a reception showcasing the watercolor and ink art of Donna Albano, a teacher at JBHS and an adjunct instructor at a local university. Donna’s art will be on exhibit through March 30.

LaLa Picasso – How it Began and Evolved

LaLa Picasso began as an art studio based in Easton, Conn. and founded in 2010. In December 2012, with the help of former Gary Simone, former Easton Park and Recreation Department director, and Tom Hermann, former first selectman, LaLa Picasso partnered with Easton Park and Rec and Continue reading “LaLa Picasso – How it Began and Evolved”

Artists Rebel Against Victorian Status Quo

Radicalism is a term we hear a lot lately, especially in politics, but a quick trip to New Haven’s Yale Center for British Art and its current exhibition “Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement” shows us that radicalism is nothing new — not in Continue reading “Artists Rebel Against Victorian Status Quo”

Easton Democrats Celebrate First Selectman at Inaugural Ball

Easton residents, friends, and community leaders gathered together to honor the historic win of David Bindelglass as the Town of Easton’s First Selectman, and to thank Bob Lessler for his twenty years of service as Selectman.  (L – R) Michelle Lapine Continue reading “Easton Democrats Celebrate First Selectman at Inaugural Ball”