Monthly Archive for March, 2012

: March, 2012

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

This weekend’s diversions revolve around musical legends — living and dead. On Thursday, March 29, country/pop queen Shelby Lynne will perform selections from her latest record, “Revolutionary Road,”

Bobby Flay rolls into Stamford on new gourmet food truck

Pictured: Celebrity chef Bobby Flay was in Stamford on Wednesday for filming of a new Food Network program. (Photos/Adam Ace Wolpinsky). Passers-by on Bedford Street got a surprise visit from a

Drake announces 27-city tour, Hartford stop

Rapper Drake has announced a 27-city tour that brings him to Hartford’s Comcast Theatre on Monday, June 11. Tickets, which cost $144.75-$29.75, go on sale Friday, March 30 via Live Nation. Held in

Melissa Etheridge to play MGM Grand, tix on sale Friday

Singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge (above) will stop at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Sunday, June 10, at 8 p.m. as part of her 2012 international tour. Tickets, which cost $45, $35 and $25,

Weezer to play Mohegan Sun Arena

After disembarking from a recent cross-Caribbean concert cruise, Weezer has announced a headline performance at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, May 31. Tickets, which cost $35, go on sale Saturday,

‘Sound of Music’ adds shows; performances start March 30

Above: Fourteen area young artists were chosen from 120 auditionees for roles as von Trapp children in Curtain Call’s ‘The Sound of Music.’ It will play March 30 through May 5 at Stamford’s Kweskin

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

Music is the predominant diversion this weekend, but there are plenty of other events to enjoy, too, including some special evenings with Hollywood legends, a train ride with a bunny, a night of

Artists use parts and pieces to create unique compositions

Above: ‘Trilobite’ is one of the pieces in ‘Piano As Art’ which opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m., at the Flinn Gallery at the Greenwich Library, on Thursday, March 22. Contributed photo/Steven

Mickey Rooney in ‘Actor’s Studio’-style talk at SHU

Mickey Rooney — an actor and entertainer whose film, television, and stage career span nearly his entire lifetime — will take the stage in an “Inside The Actor’s Studio”-style presentation at the

Buy affordable art at FLA’s ‘Be(come) A Collector’ show

Have you ever wanted to become an art collector, but didn’t had the dollars to do it? Now, you’ll have the chance when The Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery in Stamford opens its new exhibition, “Be(come)