• Morden Concerts Go Country

    Max Morden’s next free outdoor concert on Brookside Terrace will have a distinct country twang to it. On Saturday, September 19 at 4:30 p.m., Morden and his pals will be playing Merle Haggard, Shania Twain, The Everly...

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  • Holy Spirit Opens Book Group On Racial Bias To Community

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit will host a book group on “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo, starting Tuesday, September 22, at 7 p.m. The discussions, which will be held every two weeks through Tuesday, November...

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  • Alex Cook Says Thanks, And Farewell

    In late March, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread across the United States, artist Alex Cook decided he had to communicate some reassurance to the people of Verona. So he dismantled an old ping-pong table in...

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  • Artists Wanted For Popup Display

    If you’re an artist who likes to work on a large scale, you’re going to want to get in contact with Elina Rosenblum of BlumArts. The Verona-based artist, who has done large-scale public art projects in South...

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  • Fifth Graders Hold Chalk Art Festival For Franklin Street

    Ryley Capra and Maisie Skibola had a great time last year participating in Verona Arts’ first Chalk Fest. The girls, who will be fifth graders at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School in September, were worried that it would...

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  • Chalk Fest To Be At Home This Year

    Last year, Verona held its first chalk art festival. Artists ranging from elementary school students to professionals took over the loop in front of H.B. Whitehorne, drawing away as the public walked between them to watch creativity...

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  • Hear The ’60s On Sunday

    The Morden Music Manor will be rocking the sounds of the 1960s this weekend. On Sunday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m., music teacher Max Morden will be bringing musicians together on his front lawn on Brookside to...

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  • Outdoor Concert To Feature Polkas, Waltzes

    Since early July, Max Morden has brought musicians to his front lawn to play Sousa and jazz. This weekend, he’s taking the music in a new direction: polkas and waltzes. The “Morden Music Manor” pop-up concert will...

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  • Rewrite The Rules Of Reading

    Do as I say, not as I do. Sometimes I fear that is our attitude towards reading. As adults, we allow ourselves to experiment with audiobooks and new genres, read books that are just great fun, read...

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  • About Those Pop-Up Concerts On Brookside

    Sunday, July 4, was Independence Day, so it might not have been unusual to hear a John Philip Sousa march playing. What was unusual was that the music was not someone’s outdoor stereo but a live performance,...

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