Monthly Archive for May, 2012

: May, 2012

Stone Temple Pilots celebrate “Core” anniversary with tour

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Stone Temple Pilots’ debut album, “Core,” the San Diego grunge quartet (above) will embark on a cross-country tour that takes them to Foxwoods Resort Casino

Westport Youth Film Festival soon to get under way

Matthew Silverman, a senior at Weston High School, is spending several weeks this spring in the Advocate newsroom in Stamford as part of an internship program. He has been working with a number of

Stamford’s Jennifer Harper working on new pop/rock album

Stamford singer/songwriter Jennifer Harper will perform at Long Ridge Tavern on Wednesday, May 30 in support of her new music project. “All The Love in the World,” her upcoming second album, is being

Paul Simon, Dave Matthews play Greenwich Town Party

Paul Simon (above) and Dave Matthews (right) performed in Greenwich Saturday at an annual celebration that brought thousands of people to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park and boaters to nearby Greenwich

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

Above: The African Children’s Choir, which this year features 17 children from Uganda, sings at the Palace Theatre in Stamford Saturday, May 26, 2012. Photo: Contributed photo This weekend, Stamford

Avon announces summer Cult Classics line-up

Above: Jake Gyllenhaal and Jena Malone star in “Donnie Darko,” which will be screened Aug. 30 as part of Avon Theatre’s Cult Classics series. This summer, a motley cast of characters will dominate the

Carrie Underwood to sweep through Bridgeport, Hartford

Country star Carrie Underwood (above) will sweep through Connecticut when her Blown Away Tour comes to Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Saturday, Sept. 15 and the XL Center in Hartford on Saturday,

Auditions will soon be under way for ‘Darien’s Got Talent’

It may be called “Darien’s Got Talent,” but an upcoming production by Darien Arts Center is actually casting it’s net a bit farther. Anyone who can “sing, dance, do magic tricks, play an instrument or

Latest Wiggles tour is last with original lineup

After 21 years, Red Wiggle Murray Cook, Yellow Wiggle Greg Page and Purple Wiggle Jeff Fatt — three original members of the children’s music group, The Wiggles — are hanging up their trademark

Jazz Up July to bring smooth sounds to Stamford

When Alive @ Five isn’t rocking, Columbus Park will be grooving to the smooth sounds of Jazz Up July. Now in its second year, the month-long series will feature John Pizzarelli (July 11), Preservation