Category Archives: Arts

Play Palooza – Weston Friendly’s Virtual Theatre Festival Starts Tomorrow

On Friday and Saturday nights this week (June 4 and 5), please join Weston Friendly Society and Acton’s Theatre III for Play Palooza, a virtual theatre festival. Local Playwrights, Directors and Actors have been hard at work creating 10-Minute Virtual Plays. One set of six plays will stream on Friday, June 4th, and another set of seven plays on Saturday,

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Local Events: Natalie Zhang, Pianist, Next Up for Library Music Series

The Friends of the Weston Public Library Music Committee’s virtual concert series continues with 16-year old pianist Natalie Zhang on Sunday, April 11 at 3 pm. Ms. Zhang is an award-winning musician currently studying at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School. She will be performing solo piano works of Scriabin, Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, and Bach. The Music Committee’s mission

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Mass Central Rail Trail Murals Final Selection

At the Select Board meeting on Tuesday, March 23, the winners of the Mass Central Rail Trail mural contest were announced. The underpasses at Concord Road and Church Street will soon be getting fresh paint, as presented by Joel Angiolillo, member of the Advisory Board for the Weston Art and Innovation Center. After expected approval of permits by the Massachusetts

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What WEEFC Means to Weston Schools – Social Justice Mural

Two weeks ago, the Owl broke the story that the dearth of donations to the Weston Education Enrichment Fundraising Committee is risking new opportunities and learning experiences getting funded at Weston public schools. Without a significant upswing in donations, requested grants cannot be given: there is simply no money for them. WEEFC is in its final week of the campaign, with very

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Donations for Student-Focused Programming Hit Low: A call to Action

Weston’s unique student programming funding committee, the Weston Education Enrichment Fund Committee or WEEFC, is suffering an all-time low in donations, and as a result, may have to cut back the number of proposals it can fund this year. With 18 days left in the February fundraiser (ending March 15), only 100 families have given at any level–that is only

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