Imagination Movers Perform Sat July 20 at Noon

The Edmond Town Hall Theatre in Newtown will be presenting the Emmy award-winning Imagination Movers rock band on Saturday, July 20 through ZootLive. Imagination Movers is a family-friendly rock band suitable for the whole family and best known for its stint on the Disney Junior television channel. They became popular for lyrics that spoke to young audiences and resonated with their parents, including themes about friendship, conquering fears and eating healthy snacks.  “We’re excited to welcome the Imagination Movers to…

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Brainstorm Continues July 24 with Zak Ebrahim

Zak Ebrahim was seven years old when his father, El-Sayyid Nosair, shot and killed the leader of the Jewish Defense League. While in prison, Nosair helped plan the bombing of the World Trade Center. “The fact that my father went to prison for an unfathomable crime when I was seven just about ruined my life. But it also my made my life possible. He could not fill me with hate from jail. I’ve spent my life trying to understand what…

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Statement from Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers

The Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers and staff wishes to express our deepest sympathy to the Richman family, the Avielle Foundation, and the community. Dr. Richman was a well-respected and beloved member of the Edmond Town Hall family. We are deeply saddened by his passing. Out of respect for Dr. Richman and his family, the Edmond Town Hall is closing early today. Preparations are being made with the Newtown Resiliency Center to help our staff through this difficult time….

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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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