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...
Is this it?

Is this it?

Between driving down Chestnut St in Waban this morning and then receiving this beautiful photo this morning in this week’s Upper Falls News, I’m beginning to think we’re in the midst of 2018’s Newton peak foliage. Does it get any better from...
Friday is final day for early voting

Friday is final day for early voting

If you’re away next Tuesday then get down to City Hall on Friday for the last day of early voting 8:30AM – 5 PM. I just voted there this morning and it was quite busy.  The poll worker I spoke to said that yesterday it was busy all day long, so it sounds...
Village14 photo retrospective

Village14 photo retrospective

Here’s a bit of fun from the Village14 archives.  These are a random selection of photos from the last five years of Village 14.  See if you can remember the stories that they were associated with.  If not just click on the photo. #1 #2 #3     #4 #5 #6 #7   #8...

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