Non-fiction workshop comes to Newton

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:45

    NEWTON-A free, creative non-fiction workshop, "Thumbing Your Knows, Finding Duck-Rabbits, Feeling Minority Minutes and Applying the Chopsticks Fork Principle," will be presented by author Cathy Bao Bean, 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Center, in Newton. Bean, a business manager, aerobics instructor, mother, friend, writer, sister, educational consultant, wife, and activist for the NJ Council for the Humanities, is also a philosophy teacher, cook, student, and carpool driver, as well as a member of the Society for Values in Higher Education, Ridge and Valley Conservancy, and NJ Chapter of The World Future Society executive boards. During this time, she has been learning how to make the "foreign" more familiar and the ordinary and extraordinary into each other, she said. The Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council fosters and promotes the artistic and cultural vitality of Sussex County. For information, call 383-0027; or e-mail