Jennifer Hudson, Jermaine Paul come out for Greenwich gala

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Pictured: Jermaine Paul, left, a winner of “The Voice” and Carl Quintanilla, right, an anchor of CNBC network’s “Squawk on the Street” program, with Kathy Giusti of Norwalk, founder and CEO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, during the MMRF Fall Gala at Hyatt Regency Greenwich. (Photo/Bob Luckey) The threat of Hurricane Sandy didn’t stop […] [Read More]

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

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It may not be Halloween just yet, but that hasn’t stopped organizers far and wide from creating a weekend full of festive events. So, if you are looking for all the hayrides, haunted houses, costume parties and spooky walks that you can handle, here you go. And, here is another and another. You get my […] [Read More]

Franklin Street Works opens “Working Alternatives” exhibition

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Franklin Street Works opens its new exhibition “Working Alternatives: Breaking Bread, Art Broadcasting, and Collective Action” with a free public reception on Saturday, October 27, 5-8 p.m. The exhibition is on view through Jan. 13. The evening will feature San Francisco artist Tom Marioni’s Drinking Beer Sonata with 13 Players — a performance piece in […] [Read More]
Categories: Art

“The Big C” back filming in Greenwich

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Pictured: Laura Linney and the cast of “The Big C” were back in Greenwich filming for the show’s fourth season Tuesday. (Photo/Helen Neafsey) The cast and crew of “The Big C” was back in Greenwich Tuesday, shooting scenes for the fourth season of the hit Showtime series. Filming took place at the Beach House Cafe […] [Read More]
Categories: Television

New Haven designer makes “Project Runway” encore

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Pictured: New Haven designer Althea Harper (standing, fourth from left) is a contestant on season two of Lifetime’s “Project Runway Allstars.” A New Haven designer is coming back to “Project Runway” — and this time, the competition will be even fiercer. Althea Harper, the runner-up on season six of Lifetime’s reality TV competition about fashion […] [Read More]
Categories: Fashion, Television

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

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Movie and television star, singer and dancer Jane Powell is expected to be in Ridgefield on Sunday to share some behind-the-scenes tales about the 1951 film classic, “Royal Wedding,” (see a clip above) which teamed her with Fred Astaire. In a recent article, Powell gave a taste of what one can expect during the screening […] [Read More]

Bridgeport’s The Stepkids drop new video, tour with Kimbra

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Bridgeport’s The Stepkids take fans on a hallucinogenic space trip — complete with an eccentric sci-fi storyline and life-size alien puppets — in the new video for their song, “Sweet Salvation” (check out the video below). Directed by the band’s live light show collaborator, Jesse Mann, the video finds the band piloting an insect-powered bioship […] [Read More]
Categories: Music

Local musicians to perform classical music in Danbury

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Pictured: Soprano Alice Unschuld and pianist Carl Tichler will perform at the Richter House in Danbury. Soprano Alice Unschuld and pianist Carl Tichler will perform a program of well-loved classical songs, arias and instrumental selections at Richter House in Danbury on on Sunday, Oct. 21. Unschuld performed as a soloist last season at the Danbury […] [Read More]

David Duchovny in Greenwich filming scenes for new movie

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Pictured: David Duchovny was in Greenwich filming scenes for a new movie. (Photo/Helen Neafsey) Actor David Duchovny was in Greenwich Tuesday filming scenes for a new movie — a drama that hits close to home. Duchovny, along with the cast and crew of “After The Fall,” will shoot for the next couple of weeks in […] [Read More]

State manufacturers let loose in ‘Call Me Maybe’ parody

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Connecticut companies are celebrating Manufacturing Month with a video parody of Carly Rae Jepsen’s crazily-infectious summer hit, “Call Me Maybe.” In the video, filmed in several factories across the state, operators and employees dance and lip sync along to the tune while touting the virtues of a job in manufacturing. It follows in a long […] [Read More]