North Haven entrepreneur on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

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Above: North Haven’s David Greco goes before the panel on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” A North Haven entrepreneur could see his business dreams sink or swim. David Greco, the owner of Salespreneur, an education system, will appear on ABC’s reality series “Shark Tank” on Friday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. A panel of five investors or […] [Read More]

Artists asked to join the herd for Stamford initiative

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Above: DSSD President Sandy Goldstein listens as Bobby Valentine and Laurie Guzda auction off the Fiberglas cats and dogs of Stamford Downtown’s It’s Reigning Cats & Dogs at Seven Landmark Square Sept. 15, 2010. This year’s public sculpture event will ask artists to ‘horse around.’ Photo: Keelin Daly / Stamford Advocate Downtown Stamford has seen […] [Read More]

Jumaane Smith, Michael Buble’s trumpeter, at Danbury Palace

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Local trumpeter/singer Jumaane Smith, who has been touring with big band sensation Michael Bublé, will perform at the Palace Theatre in Danbury on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show, which cost $25, can be purchased by calling 203-794-9944 or going online. Smith, of Danbury, has seen his career take off in […] [Read More]

Print show features bold and bright works by Charlie Hewitt

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Large, colorful and bright — these are just some of the words used to describe the prints of Charlie Hewitt that will soon fill the walls of the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. (At right, ‘Calypso,’ 2011, color woodcut) The center’s first exhibit of 2012, “Cut and Printed, Recent Color Woodcuts,” will feature more than 50 […] [Read More]

Ron Howard tapped to judge Greenwich Youth Film Festival

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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 Greenwich will be joined by producer Clayton Pecorin, “Fox & Friends” host Gretchen Carlson and film and television composer Jeff Cardoni in judging the contest. It […] [Read More]

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

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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 Stamford’s Bartaco restaurant to finalize the details. From left, back row, Andy Nusser and Sam Epps of Tarry Lodge; Pietro […] [Read More]

Blues legend Johnny Winter shreds on ‘Letterman’

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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 by his band — guitarist and Stamford resident Paul Nelson, drummer Vito Liuzzi and bassist Scott Spray — and the CBS Orchestra (led […] [Read More]

Norwalk native dissects big beasts in new PBS documentary

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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. Reidenberg is set to appear on a new documentary series, “Inside Nature’s Giants,” that will air on PBS beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 18. […] [Read More]