We're celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Band's farewell concert with The Last Waltz, directed by Martin Scorsese on Thursday, November 17th, at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM!
Congratulations to Lisa Schwartz, who was formally introduced as Newtown’s first Poet Laureate by First Selectman Pat Llodra on Saturday, September 19. 2015 at the Newtown Arts Festival. She has made several appearances locally since then, and in February, Lisa served as a judge for this year’s Connecticut Southern Regional Semi-finals for Poetry Out Loud […]
Weekends and Wednesdays throughout September are chock full of arts and culture. Don’t miss a thing!
Newtown Arts Festival Newsletter
On Monday, June 15, 2015, The Board of Selectman of the Town of Newtown authorized the appointment of a Poet Laureate, a volunteer position.
The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission has been asked to recruit, screen and recommend a Poet Laureate to the Board of Selectman.
The deadline for submitting an application, and samples of work, is August […]