Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

Ron Howard tapped to judge Greenwich Youth Film Festival

Oscar-winning director/producer Ron Howard (right) has been tapped to judge the Greenwich Youth Film Festival, according to the Junior League of Greenwich, the organizer of the event. Howard, of

Food to fuel funds for Stamford YMCA’s new teaching kitchen

Above: Chefs are a key ingredient in the upcoming Jan. 30 benefit ‘Fine Food for a Cause,’ which will raise funds for the Stamford Family YMCA. More than a dozen participants gathered last week at

Blues legend Johnny Winter shreds on ‘Letterman’

Nearly 30 years since his last appearance at Ed Sullivan Theatre, legendary bluesman and Easton resident Johnny Winter performed on CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” on Jan. 12. Winter was joined

Norwalk native dissects big beasts in new PBS documentary

Joy Reidenberg delights in dissecting some of the biggest beasts on Earth. And now, the Stamford and Norwalk native will have the chance to share her inner-most passion with a national audience.

New Fairfield violinist to take center stage at Ives concert

Violinist Anastasia Dolak (left), a senior at New Fairfield High School, won the Danbury Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, and will take center stage in a Jan. 29, 3 p.m. concert at Ives

Justin Rugg to tell story songs at New Haven’s Firehouse 12

Pantochino Productions Inc., Connecticut’s self-described “ridiculously entertaining nonprofit theater company,” will present “Predictable Heart: The Music of Justin Rugg” on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 8

Gallery talk to tap into the art of making a fine wine

Time is an element that not only shapes Franklin Street Works latest exhibition (which recently was extended), but it also serves as a theme for the gallery’s next evening of original programming. On

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

Above: The Grand Slambovians, previously known as Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, will perform Saturday at The Towne Crier Cafe in Pawling, N.Y. Contributed photo Fans of

Bartender from Southport on ‘Millionaire’ Monday

Above: Chris Horvath of Fairfield’s Southport section, seen here with host Meredith Vieira, is scheduled to appear on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” on Monday, Jan. 16. Chris Horvath, a bartender

TV talk show hosts tap local talent

Above: Bestselling cookbook author and Darien resident Pam Anderson joins Martha Stewart to share tips on budget-conscious recipes. Anderson’s appearance on ‘The Martha Stewart Show,’ is expected to