The Flagpole Radio Café Returns April 6 with Musician, Singer, Songwriter Lucy Kaplansky

The Flagpole Radio Café returns on April 6 at 7pm at the Edmond Town Hall, in Newtown, CT featuring guest artist Lucy Kaplansky. Tickets are now on sale at www.flagpoleproductions.org . All tickets are $35.  If further information is needed, please contact Martin Blanco at info@flagpoleproductions.org . Co-Producer Martin Blanco remarked, “I’m so happy to have Lucy Kaplansky on the show.  She performed a concert with The Flagpole Radio Orchestra at the Newtown Meeting House two years ago, as well…

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‘Dark Night Cabarets’ in March to Feature Diverse Shows and Local Connections

BUY TICKETS NOW Edmond Town Hall will host a series of live performances Friday nights in March on the stage of the building’s Alexandria Room. The shows will feature diverse styles of entertainment ranging from reggae and jazz to Irish music and vocal performances from Connecticut’s state troubadour. All performers will have local connections to the community or the state. These ‘Dark Night Cabarets’ will offer another way for the community to come together for entertainment during a planned outage…

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Edmond Town Hall Theatre to Close March 11 to April 5

Edmond Town Hall Theatre will go dark for four weeks beginning March 11, 2019 in order to repair or replace various theater and staging components, including rigging, curtains and railings among other things. During this time all theater activities, including movies, will cease. All other building activities, including space and event rentals, will continue as usual. The repairs are part of ongoing efforts to enhance safety and upgrade the facility.   They will also improve the theater’s ability to host more…

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Flagpole Radio Cafe Returns February 9 with Tom Leopold

The Flapole Radio Cafe returns on February 9 at 7 pm at the Edmond Town Hall Theatre, featuring guest artist Tom Leopold. Tickets are now on sale at www.flagpoleradioproductions.org. All tickets are $35. If further information is needed, please contact Martin Blanco at info@flagpoleproductions.org. Co-Producer Barbara Gaines remarked, “It’s time to come back.  We never intended to be away for so long and we all miss creating and performing the show. The ensemble is very excited and I believe our…

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Ingersoll Auto of Danbury Launches New Year of Free Movies with ‘The Grinch’

Ingersoll Auto of Danbury will launch its seventh year of free monthly movies with a free movie weekend featuring “The Grinch” (PG) starting Friday January 11 through Sunday January 13. It’s an ironic launch choice, given the business’ “ungrinchly” behavior during the six years that it has been sponsoring not only free monthly movies, but live events as well. “Mr. Ingersoll has been a strong and steadfast supporter of Edmond Town Hall and I think I speak for the entire community…

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Christmas Classic FREE on Big Screen with Live Music Opener Sun, Dec 16

The Someday Cinema Series will screen Miracle on 34th Street (1947), an award-winning Christmas classic, on Sunday, December 16, at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown.  Admission to all shows will be free, compliments of Ingersoll Auto of Danbury, and the 1 p.m. matinee will be shown with captions for the benefit of the hearing impaired. Audiences are encouraged to be in their seats on time for each screening to enjoy a special treat of holiday music, acoustically performed…

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The Whiffenpoofs and Whim ‘n Rhythm Perform Together Here Dec 6

  Two of the nation’s leading a cappella groups will sing together for the first time at Edmond Town Hall Theater on Dec 6 at 7 pm. The Whiffenpoofs, established at Yale University in 1909, and the all-female Whim ‘n Rhythm will sing many favorites, including some holiday songs, both together and separately that Thursday evening. There will be a 35 minute set beginning at 7 pm, then a 20 minute intermission, and a final 35 minute set. A wine…

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Nov 11 Silent Films Fundraiser Includes Pianist and Family Fun

Merryhill Child Care Center and Edmond Town Hall, two local nonprofit organizations, present a fun, unique, family-friendly Silent Films fundraiser event on Sunday, November 11th. Doors open at 3:00 pm, and the show starts at 4:00 pm with an introduction from Ben Model, a pianist, who will be accompanying the silent films. Ben will conduct a Q&A after the films. The film line-up includes: NUMBER, PLEASE? – Harold Lloyd (23 mins) FADE-AWAY – Koko the clown cartoon (8 mins) THE…

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Joni Mitchell’s Jazz Concert Celebrates Diva’s Birthday, Benefits ETH Restoration Fund

Jazz is not what comes to mind when some people think of Joni Mitchell. But that’s exactly what Mitchell considers her music to be, according to Leslie Ballard, flautist and vocalist for Joni Mitchell’s Jazz. The seven-member group will celebrate Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday by playing to audiences at the Edmond Town Hall Theatre in Newtown on October 13. The $20 tickets are available online and proceeds will go to the Edmond Town Hall restoration fund. “Some people don’t realize…

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New Devices Improve Listening and Visual Access

Edmond Town Hall Theatre has installed new assistive listening and captioning devices that will make movies and live performances more accessible for theater patrons with special hearing or visual needs. Thanks to the matching donation from a generous local family, the Board of Managers was able to install six assistive listening and four captioning devices. The devices provide both listening assistance and captions for those with hearing impairments, as well as descriptive narrative, which is useful for people with visual…

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