Monthly Archive for September, 2012

: September, 2012

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

You still have time to get yourself ready and get a ticket so that before the night is over you may have a chance to hear “Galway Girl” or “Seven Drunken Nights” as brought to you by Celtic Thunder.

Musical workshop with Jane Benson at Aldrich art museum

Jane Benson, whose hybrid musical instruments are featured in the “united states” exhibition series at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, will lead an interactive workshop at the

Michael Bolton show a no-go in Trumbull, town angry over cost

Pictured: Michael Bolton was supposed to perform in Trumbull earlier this month. “Missing You Now” might be the perfect song to describe Michael Bolton’s feelings about Trumbull. Sagging ticket sales

Country icon George Strait plans final tour, Connecticut stop

Pictured: Country music icon George Strait is planning the last tour of his career. Country music icon George Strait has announced plans for his final tour, which includes a stop at Hartford’s XL

Marilyn Maye to share life lessons in Stamford

In her lifetime of performing, singer Marilyn Maye has played in venues large and small, appeared on television, teamed up with symphonies, and entertained theater audiences. It is a legacy worth

WWE removes raunchy videos ahead of U.S. Senate race

WWE fans — and voters — are going to have a tough time finding videos from the wrestling empire’s raunchy Attitude era. Stamford-based WWE, the company that U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon ran

Westons residents picked as finalists in Martha Stewart awards

Pictured: Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey (below) and Frances Palmer (right) of Frances Palmer Pottery, both in Weston, have been selected as a finalists in Martha Stewart Presents American Made

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

Eyes will be to the sky in Greenwich this weekend when the 14th annual Hawk Watch Festival & Green Bizarre sets down at Audubon Greenwich. In addition to spectators who will be watching as

First tour in 18 years brings Clannad to Ridgefield

Pictured: Irish band Clannad will perform in Ridgefield Oct. 3. On their first North American tour in 18 years, contemporary Irish band Clannad will stop at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, Oct.
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‘Robots’ author performing music, spoken word in Stamford

Damien Wood, the protagonist in Stamford native Kent Evans’ latest novel, “A Crash Course on the Anatomy of Robots,” is more robot than human. Wood’s efforts to get in touch with his emotions take him