Boccabella will be hopping this Sat

Boccabella will be hopping this Sat

The good news – This Saturday, Feb 16, 8 PM the brand new American Roots Concert Series will kick off with a bang in Auburndale.  The much acclaimed and award winning blues duo of Paul Rishell and Annie Raines will be performing at the Luckart Gallery next door...
Jimmy Tingle comes to Newton

Jimmy Tingle comes to Newton

Jimmy Tingle is a hilarious comedian, a political satirist, a story-teller, and he got 41% of the vote in the last election for MA Lieutenant Governor. He’s working on a new show and next Thursday, Dec 27, 7:30PM he’ll be trying it out on the Newton...
Celebration of the life and mission of Howard Haywood

Celebration of the life and mission of Howard Haywood

Temple Shalom was filled to capacity yesterday to celebrate Howard Haywood – the man and his mission.  Howard Haywood, the longtime pastor of Myrtle Baptist Church, has been a tireless and outspoken citizen advocate and leader on a range of social justice issues...

Story of the Week – Adam Gray

Four or five times a year the Newton Nomadic Theater holds an event that we call the Nomad Story Slam, usually at Gregorian Rugs.  Since we started we’ve recorded more than 200 five minute true stories, told by people who just turn up and throw their name in the...
West Newton Art Stroll & Shop

West Newton Art Stroll & Shop

West Newton’s got a party going on today .Saturday, December 8, 10am – 5pm Get into the Holiday Spirit in West Newton on Saturday, at the annual Arts Stroll & Shop, presented by The Newton Cultural Alliance, with a generous sponsorship by the Village Bank. ...
Imagine: The Beatles Solo Years

Imagine: The Beatles Solo Years

  Newton Family Singers present “Imagine: The Beatles Solo Years”   After the Beatles went their separate ways, John, Paul, George and Ringo continued to write and record beautiful, memorable, inspiring music. Imagine a concert of their greatest hits....
Shogun Curtis makes art

Shogun Curtis makes art

Fri Dec 7 and Sat Dec 8 the Newton Nomadic Theater will be presenting a guest production of Bakersfield Mist – a play about art, in the Clark Shoes mill on Oak St in Upper Falls. Since the beautiful mill building has a huge amount of space inside we’re...
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers, but especially to all our commenters. Thanks for your thoughts, your opinions, your passion, your humor and even thanks for the flashes of crazy that we all unleash from time to time. We’re immensely thankful that...
Village #14 – It’s official

Village #14 – It’s official

Hello Thompsonville.  We’re joining your party. We are delighted that we are finally getting the recognition we so richly deserve as Newton’s 14th village.   The Newton Free Library’s annual fundraising drive just made it official. Ok, now that...
Timing is everything

Timing is everything

Come join us 7:30 Friday night at Gregorian Rugs for the 17th Nomad Story Slam. If you’ve never been, you’ll love this Moth Radio Hour inspired event.  Anyone can come and throw their name in the hat and tell a true 5 minute story on the theme of the night...
My favorite Village14 ad

My favorite Village14 ad

On the right side of the Village14 site ads for various products pop up.  V14 has nothing to do with the ads.  the tech folks who host the site for us use some 3rd party ad serving service. I have no idea of the logic and rules of who gets served what ads but...

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