Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

The Movies that Changed Your Life

By San Francisco Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle. When I was about nineteen or twenty, I saw an important critic on a talk show — I have no idea who this guy was — but something he said I’ve

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

Above: Daughtry band members are, from left to right, drummer Robin Diaz, guitarist Josh Steely, lead singer and guitarist Chris Daughtry, guitar player Brian Craddock and bass player Josh Paul. The

Invention convention sets down in Westport April 28

If you’ve ever wondered how to make a marshmallow shooter or wanted to see what it takes to build a traditional canoe, make sure to save some time on Saturday, April 28 — the day the Mini Maker Faire

Fairfield stylist proves a cut above in national hair contest

Camille Plourde, a stylist at Hair salon in Fairfield, won second place in Masters of Beauty, a national hair contest. Plourde, of Milford, spent last weekend on an all-expenses-paid trip to New York

Makeover for Stratford eatery on ‘Restaurant Impossible’

Stella’s Restaurant in Stratford (above) is getting a makeover — courtesy of the Food Network. It’s all part of the Italian eatery’s grand re-opening tonight, which will be taped for an upcoming

Country icon Willie Nelson to stop in New Haven

After tour stints in the South and Mid-west, Country music star and renown pot activist Willie Nelson will journey to the Northeast, stopping at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven on Monday, June 18.

Paula Cole, Lucy Kaplansky to perform at Fairfield University

Once the most buzzed about female artist of the mid-90s, Paula Cole enjoyed multi-platinum record sales, a Grammy Award for Best New Artist and massive exposure for her single, “I Don’t Want To Wait,”

Los Lonely Boys, Foreigner to headline Alive@Five series

The line-up for the region’s most anticipated summer concert series was revealed Tuesday, as organizers of Alive@Five announced Los Lonely Boys, G. Love and Special Sauce, Matisyahu, Hot Chelle Rae,

Fiona Apple to make tour stops in CT

After announcing the release of her first album in seven years, Grammy Award-winning chanteuse Fiona Apple (right) is set to embark on a North American tour that takes her to Connecticut twice this

Students offered a tasty opportunity to show off their creativity

Students ages 13 to 18 have a chance to create some art that might just get them a tasty treat. The Westport Arts Center and Westport’s Shake Shack, which opened last year, are asking students from