More Than Meets the Eye: 127 Years of Movies and Counting

In late March, 1895, American newspapers were filled with articles about a disastrous cotton fire in New Orleans, a mining explosion in Evanston, Wyoming, and the launch of the first-ever street cars in Los Angeles. There was nary a word about an event in Paris, France that forever Continue reading “More Than Meets the Eye: 127 Years of Movies and Counting”

Beth Bailey’s Work on View at the Easton Library

Known to many in both Easton and Redding as a gifted art teacher at Joel Barlow High School, Beth Bailey creates artwork that includes a range of techniques including paintings, printmaking, photography and ceramics.

Her work is on display through the month of July in the Easton Continue reading “Beth Bailey’s Work on View at the Easton Library”

New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled

There are barns, cows, pigs, tractors, reservoirs, fish, and trees. Lots of tress. Those are the images that come to mind when Easton elementary and middle school students think of their hometown. They are also the images that will grace two new ‘Welcome to Easton” signs welcoming Continue reading “New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled”

Library Programs for May and June

The Easton Public Library is offering a variety of programs for all ages during the months of May and June.

For adults, the second in the Classic Film series, “Rancho Notorious,” will be shown May 3 at 7 p.m. This program is hosted by Easton resident and film historian Jon Sonneborn.

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Readers Theater Presents ‘Rumors’ April 2

Readers Theater returns after a two-year interruption to present “Rumors,” a farce by Neil Simon, on April 2 at 8 p.m. in the community room at the Easton Public Library. There is no admission charge; donations to the Easton Arts Council are greatly appreciated.

Three arts council Continue reading “Readers Theater Presents ‘Rumors’ April 2”

Readers Theater Returns with ‘Rumors’ on April 2

“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.”

William Shakespeare

Readers Theater founding members Kit Briner and Geri Gould rehearse with actor Dan Mulvihill, right. —Meghan Ann Imagery LLC Photo

Easton actors Kit Briner and Geri Gould met some years Continue reading “Readers Theater Returns with ‘Rumors’ on April 2”

In-Person Programs Return to the Library

After two years of virtual programs, the Easton Public Library is thrilled to be bringing back in-person programs for all ages. The Library has a full slate of programs scheduled for March and April with something for everyone.

For adults, there will be a DIY Candlemaking Workshop Continue reading “In-Person Programs Return to the Library”

Young Artists Prepare for Easton Arts Council’s Annual Youth Art Show

Artwork Submission Day Is Feb. 27 from 12 to 3:00 p.m. at Easton Public Library

Several young artists in town took advantage of a recent framing workshop at the Easton Library to prepare their paintings for exhibition at the Easton Arts Council’s 23rd Annual Youth Art Show. The Continue reading “Young Artists Prepare for Easton Arts Council’s Annual Youth Art Show”

Easton Arts Council Annual Member Show at Library Through Feb. 25

The Easton Arts Council’s annual Member Art Show featuring 49 submissions from artists representing 17 different Connecticut towns will be on view until Friday, Feb. 25 in the community room during hours of library operation.

Don’t miss this final opportunity to view this year’s Continue reading “Easton Arts Council Annual Member Show at Library Through Feb. 25”

Easton Arts Council Receiving Art for the Annual Youth Art Show at Library

The Easton Arts Council is accepting submissions for its 23rd Annual Youth Art Show on Sunday, Feb. 27 from 12 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Library. No pre-registration is required.

The show is open to all area youth, no matter your level of skill. All forms of artwork Continue reading “Easton Arts Council Receiving Art for the Annual Youth Art Show at Library”

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