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

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This first weekend of December (and beyond) offers the sights and sounds of the season, from sky-high sensations to spectacular sounds. Some baseball luminaries, and some holiday mainstays, will entertain the crowds in Stamford for its Heights and Lights event on Sunday, Dec. 2. Meanwhile, a number of groups will be presenting musical events to celebrate […] [Read More]

Zen-like comic Steven Wright to perform at Ridgefield Playhouse

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Pictured: Comedian Steven Wright performs at Ridgefield Playhouse this weekend. Zen-like comedian Steven Wright (above) brings his trademark wit to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. Wright’s ironic, deadpan comedy and bizarre observations have earned him regular guest spots on the late night talk show circuit with David Letterman, Jay Leno, […] [Read More]

Stamford Center for the Arts executive director to resign

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Pictured: Stamford Center for the Arts executive Director Elissa Getto (right) presented the SCA Arts Legacy Award to jazz legend Dave Brubeck (center) at the Palace Theater in Stamford in 2010. Getto announced that she will resign from her post in 2013. (Photo/Keelin Daly) After a four-year tenure in which she led the Stamford Center […] [Read More]

Santa Claus is coming to town

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Pictured: Victoria Zesch, 5, with Santa at McArdle’s Florist and Garden Center. (Photo/Lindsay Niegelberg) You better watch out, you better not cry — Santa Claus is coming to Southwestern Connecticut! So, think about what you want for Christmas, and pay a visit to Old Saint Nick at one of the following locations: Stamford Town Center, […] [Read More]

Stratford’s Tony Dovolani wins ‘Dancing with the Stars’

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A Stratford dancer has leaped to victory in America’s hottest TV dance competition. Tony Dovolani and his partner, Melissa Rycroft (right), took home the mirror ball trophy on the All-Star season of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on Tuesday night, the team’s second try. Dovolani, a professional ballroom dancer who co-owns Dance with Me in […] [Read More]

Lady Gaga’s brings Born This Way Ball to Mohegan Sun

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Pictured: Lady Gaga brings her Born This Way Ball tour to Mohegan Sun on March 3. Lady Gaga has been around the world on her Born This Way Ball tour, and now, the meat dress-wearing diva is coming to Connecticut for a performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on March 3. Tickets, priced […] [Read More]

Bridgeport’s Tomorrow Tomorrow debuts songs

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Tomorrow Tomorrow, the newly-formed Bridgeport-based collaborative project fronted by Meredith Dimenna (Saint Bernadette), has released a pair of tracks from its upcoming debut album, “Gentlemen Go.” Featuring guest spots from Bridgeport trio The Stepkids, both songs showcase Dimenna’s vocal versatility and willingness to explore new territory; on “All of the Seasons,” she embraces 60s-era desert-country-psychedelia […] [Read More]

Thom Filicia talks redecoration and revelations in Stamford

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Is one of your 2013 resolutions to redecorate your home? You can get a head start later this week when interior designer Thom Filicia is expected to visit Stamford for the signing of his new book, “American Beauty: Renovating and Decorating a Beloved Retreat.” He will be visiting the Wakefield Design Center, (652 Glenbrook Road), […] [Read More]

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

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Pictured: You better not pout, you better not cry cause Santa is coming to Greenwich this weekend — and his reindeer, too! (Photo/David Ames) You probably spent your Thanksgiving indoors, over a home-cooked meal with friends and family. Now, it’s time to get out and enjoy some of the fun activities — concerts, plays, holiday […] [Read More]

Norwalk’s Chris Webby drops new “Bars On Me” mixtape, videos

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Pictured: Connecticut rapper Chris Webby recently dropped a new mixtape and several music videos. It’s been another busy couple of months for rising Connecticut emcee Chris Webby. In September, the 24-year-old Norwalk native released his latest mixtape, the DJ Drama-hosted “Bars On Me,” featuring guest spots from Method Man and Prodigy. In addition, Webby dropped […] [Read More]
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