“This is your life” Mayor Fuller

Last night’s first ever on-line Nomad Story Slam was a really fun and goofy hour and a half.  As a friend texted to me “It was like a surreal variety show – Monty Python crossed with Lawrence Welk”. Without a doubt though my favorite moment was...
Nomad Story Slam – live on-line tonight

Nomad Story Slam – live on-line tonight

This Saturday at 7:30 PM everyone is invited to the first ever on-line, live, epidemiologically approved Nomad Story Slam – COVID-19 Edition.  The theme of the night is “trapped” Go to the Newton Nomadic Theater’s Facebook page at 7:30 on...
Imagining our post-COVID19 future

Imagining our post-COVID19 future

The world sure has changed in the last week or two.  In just a few days, all sorts of human behavior, systems, and processes were transformed to deal with the impending pandemic. Whenever this all passes, things will inevitably return to a new kind of...
Tell us a story – live and on-line

Tell us a story – live and on-line

We’re going to try something different, an experiment. Next Saturday at 7:30 PM the Newton Nomadic Theater is hosting an on-line Nomad Story Slam to be presented on Facebook Live.  The theme of the night is “trapped’ We’re recruiting...

Newton School Dept plans

School superintentant David Fleishman sent the following email to parents this evening, outlining the school departments plans in the coming weeks. Dear NPS Community, I hope you are staying healthy and well. I am writing to give you an update on what you can expect...

Newton Food Pantry volunteers needed

The Newton Food Pantry URGENTLY needs volunteers for pre-bagging and client distribution days on Wednesday between 12-5:30. and pre-bagging of groceries on Monday and Tuesday, exact time to be determined. If you can do this AND meet the criteria below, please let...

NPS Learning From Home launch

The Newton School Department has just sent out this letter … Dear NPS Families, Thank you for your patience as we have worked with our NPS administrators and faculty to determine the best way to provide learning opportunities to our students during this extended...
How can you help?

How can you help?

One of the hardest parts of this whole mess is the feeling of helplessness it engenders – as we all have put our normal lives on hold until further notice.  The best antidote for helplessness is to help someone.   Here are two ways you can help – with your...
Go out for something good to eat

Go out for something good to eat

Greg mentioned it in a comment but it’s worth it’s own post .. Like the rest of us, all of our local restaurants and their staff were blindsided by all of this.  Their normal businesses were shut down yesterday for public safety reasons. Here are 39 local...
A modest proposal

A modest proposal

I just heard from old friend and Village14 contributor Terry Malloy.  We were rue’ing the current state of the world, particularly how it has cramped person-to-person socializing.  Inspired by the beautiful weather over the weekend, we would like to offer a...
“Attic” – from Newton’s own Ed Wood

“Attic” – from Newton’s own Ed Wood

Many people know that Linda Goetz is a fabulous local actor and a founder of the Newton Nomadic Theater.  What many people don’t know is that Linda is also the self described “Ed Wood of Newton”. Over recent years she has written, directed and...

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