‘Night of Celebration’ in Greenwich to feature Mavis Staples

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In between performances in New Orleans and Gulf Shores, Ala., the celebrated Mavis Staples will be making a stop up north, to present a “Night of Celebration,” along with Greenwich’s Rob Mathes. The 8 p.m. concert, planned for Saturday, May 19, is part of the “Conversations on Courage and Faith” program presented by Christ Church […] [Read More]

Virtuoso harpist Edmar Castañeda to perform in New Canaan

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Edmar Castañeda (above) is a jazz harpist, but he’s no angel on the instrument. Hailing from Bogota, Colombia, the 34-year-old plays the harp like Charlie Parker would the sax — with abandon and adventure. Castañeda will perform at the New Canaan Library 0n Saturday, April 14 at 4 p.m. Described as “a world unto himself” […] [Read More]

Easton herb expert Sal Gilbertie visits ‘Martha Stewart Show’

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Herb expert/author Sal Gilbertie, of Easton, will share his expertise on planting herb gardens with Martha Stewart on the Thursday, April 12, 10 a.m. edition of “The Martha Stewart Show.” Gilbertie, the owner of Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens in Westport, will give a primer on preparatory seed starting, seed sowing and seedling planting in small places. [Read More]