Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

Curtain Call season continues with Wilde comedy

Above: The Kweskin Theatre (photographed during last season) is one of two venues at which Stamford-based theater company Curtain Call stages its productions. The theater turns 40 this year. Oscar

PostSecret’s Frank Warren to open up in Fairfield

Frank Warren (above), the founder of the wildly popular PostSecret Project, will share his personal insights when the author and entrepreneur visits Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for

Norwalk reggae star Mystic Bowie to play Stamford b-day bash

Norwalk reggae singer Mystic Bowie (above) will celebrate his born day with a performance at Lucky Break Bar & Grill in Stamford on Friday, Feb. 3. Fresh off the heels of his latest record, “Nevah

Wilton author talks latest novel in New Canaan

Bill Warrington, the central character in James King’s latest novel, is running out of time. The stubborn ex-marine is suffering from the early stages of dementia, making the goal of reuniting with

Stamford to host Emerson String Quartet for one night in Feb.

One of the world’s top string quartets will be making its first stop in Stamford next month. The Emerson String Quartet, which has racked up a number of impressive awards since forming in 1976, will

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

Edgar Winter has been making music for more than 40 years — a legacy that will get its due at the Ridgefield Playhouse this weekend. In a recent interview, Winters said the he intends to go as far

Aldrich Museum extends invitation to art and cocktail party

The First Fridays monthly cocktail party at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum will be Friday, Feb. 3, from 7 to 9 p.m First Fridays is a way to learn about the exhibitions and get together with old

The art of play gets its day at Westport Arts Center

Above: Janine Brown’s ‘Rain Rain Go Away,’ is among the works one will find at ‘Toy Stories,’ a new exhibition that is opening at the Westport Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 27. Brown, who also is a

Maritime Aquarium extends ‘Meerkats’ exhibition

Local residents won’t have to say goodbye to this colony of cuties just yet. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is extending the “Meerkats” special exhibit – featuring six sibling meerkats – through at

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Dralion’ set for Bridgeport run

Cirque du Soleil’s “Dralion” is set for seven performances at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena in June. Tickets — which cost $100-$35 for adults; $81-$28 for ages 12 and younger; and $85.50-$31.50 for