Thanks For Adding Some Joy To Life

Published: Oct 06, 2020 09:52 AM

To the Editor:

We have all had to give up so much since COVID emerged in March. Family visits, travel… And it is the absence of the arts, live performances, choral rehearsals, art galleries, the book sale, the Arts Festival, even the Labor Day Parade, that has taken even more of the joy out of life.

And so we thank Newtown Parks and Recreation for their live concerts in the park all summer. And the six-foot circles they created so we could listen safely.

And we thank Paula Brinkman, and the three artists she recruited — Julia Sikes-Provey, Dave Brooker, and Kristine Humber — to create eight “Doors to the Future” at Washington Square, Fairfield Hills (off Keating Farms Road). The doors are attached to the entrances on four duplexes not currently in use.

Underwritten by the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission, the eight “doors”

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