Monthly Archive for February, 2012

: February, 2012

Chefs to grab for the sweet stuff in cooking challenge

Above: Will Kies, left, director of education at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, shows Dino Psichopaidas a hydrometer, which is used to measure the thickness of syrup, during last year’s maple

In new exhibition, Stamford gallery explores trends in video art

Above: A clip from Grant Worth’s “Unbirthday Alice for Philip,” on view in the new Franklin Street Works exhibition, “Heavy Rotation.” Franklin Street Works in Stamford will celebrate the opening of

Mel Brooks’ ‘Young Frankenstein’ coming to Waterbury Palace

Walk this way.  The national Broadway tour of the classic Mel Brooks’ musical comedy “Young Frankenstein” is coming to the Palace Theater in Waterbury for three performances on April 13 and 14.

Free art & music events in Bridgeport, Fairfield this week

Right: “Queen 3,” by Stephanie Rocknack, is featured in the New York Sculptors Guild exhibit at the Housatonic Museum of Art through March 10. Who says the arts have to be expensive? There are a

Barrett Bookstore to host authors Haley Tanner, Ruta Sepetys

Barrett Bookstore in Darien is hosting a pair of best-selling authors who appeal to adults and teens alike. Haley Tanner (above, left), author of the whimsical love story “Vaclav & Lena”; and Ruta

Academy Award-winner ‘A Separation’ at the Avon

Above: Leila Hatami and Peyman Moadi star in “A Separation,” winner for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. (Photo/Habib Majidi). Fresh on the heels of its recent win for Best Foreign Language

Emerging artist to get feted by some famous friends

Above: Artist Asa Jackson, center, with Allan and Tamara Houston on their private, in-home basketball court. The Houstons are co-presenting an exhibition of Jackson’s work at the Samuel Owen Gallery

John Mayer to hit the road, make homestate stop

Singer/songwriter John Mayer has recovered from his recent throat troubles, paving the way for his first tour in almost two years. The 18-stop North American tour takes the Bridgeport native to Toyota

‘Trisha’ newest edition to Stamford-produced talk shows

Jerry, Maury and Steve are getting some company. A fourth daytime talk show — this one starring British actress and TV presenter Trisha Goddard (right) — is set to be produced at the Stamford Media

Blink 182, Cee-Lo Green and more announce CT concerts

“The Rock Show” is coming back to Connecticut. Pop-punk band Blink-182 (above), which returned in 2011 with its first album in eight years, joins the All-American Rejects at Mohegan Sun for a concert