This year was the 50th anniversary of the Living Nativity on the Bethel Common, and a good crowd turned out to watch the Wise Men, shepherds and animals come to worship the baby Jesus. The Holy Family was played by Grayson and Renee Wakefield and their baby son, Brady.
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By Amy Chapman When the Living Nativity is performed this Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. on the Bethel Common, it will mark 50 years since Susan Farrar first gathered her friends and neighbors and began the much-loved tradition, celebrating Christmas and community. Farrar passed away last June at the age of 96. Her daughter, Lisa […]
By Amy Chapman 2013 inaugural poet Richard Blanco will read from his new memoir, ‘The Prince of los Cocuyos,’ tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 at Gould Academy’s Bingham Auditorium. The reading is the last stop on a three-month book tour that has taken Blanco from Maine to California to Miami—the city where he grew up in […]