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Press release: Shakesperience Productions, Inc. is pleased to announce Theatre Camp for students age 7-17 on the grounds of the Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, CT. Two students will be offered scholarships to attend the classes at no charge, thanks to a donation from the Stratford Junior Women’s Club. This summer’s Theatre Camp will be Shakespeare Read More
The Town of Stratford will host Blues on the Beach, a family-friendly music festival at Short Beach Park, from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. The event is free and open to the public.
Trumbull news: update on summer concert, major motion picture considering shooting in town, named top 10 family town
Above: Nick Garard of Trumbull and Nadia Andrianov of Shelton relax at Trumbull’s annual summer concert at Indian Ledge Park Friday, September 10, 2010. See more photos from last year’s summer concert here. Trumbull won’t announce who exactly will be performing at this year’s summer concert until July 14 because the contracts with the artists Read More
A week after winning the first season of NBC’s singing competition, “The Voice”, Javier Colon, the native Stratford crooner, will appear before fans at a homecoming celebration at his alma mater, Bunnell High School. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10 and will be free and open to the public. Doors open at Read More
Stratford sisters Rebecca and Elizabeth Figueroa are the subject of an episode of MTV’s Made airing at 4 p.m. today. The show helps youths achieve their dreams while filming them as they strive for their goals. On the show, the Figueroa sisters’ dream is to learn how to salsa dance. The girls, both recent high school Read More
People’s United Bank and Stop & Shop are partnering to augment the efforts of the 2011 Barnum Festival and Bridgeport Rotary Club to collect non-perishable food and cash donations for local food banks through the Ringmaster’s Family to Family Food Drive. To bring attention to the food drive, groups of kids from the arts nonprofit Original Read More
Press release: The Shelton-based band, NamelessWonder, will appear in concert on July 15, 2011 (rain date August 12) at 6:00PM at Short Beach Park in Stratford CT. The concert is free, although $10 may be required to get into the park. More information can be found at http://facebook.com/NamelessWonderBand or http://myspace.com/NamlessWonderMusic. NamelessWonder began with brothers, Devin Read More
Press release: The Tara Theatre Company will perform Boyd’s Shop, an Irish drama by St. John Ervine, at Stratford Theatre on Main Street June 23, 24 and 25. DATE: JUNE 23rd, 24th and 25th PLACE: Stratford Theatre, 2422 Main St, Stratford, CT. TIME: 23rd only 8pm – 24th & 25th 7:00 pm TICKETS: Thursday $12; Read More
To make the movie, the ship actually sailed from Nova Scotia, through the Panama Canal, and on to the South Pacific.
Press release: The Stratford Library will host Connecticut Historian Wilson H. Faude for a special “Meet-the-Author” program on Monday, June 20 at 7 pm. Faude is the author of “Hidden History of Connecticut” (History Press), a new retrospective about the Nutmeg State that includes a comprehensive history of Stratford’s much-troubled American Shakespeare Theatre. The program Read More