Monthly Archive for December, 2012

: December, 2012

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

This time around you may want to take the weekend to rest up for the all the fun to be had with the arrival of the new year early next week.. A variety of First Night celebrations afford families a

Favorite songs of 2012 by Connecticut artists

You may already know this, depending on your awareness of your surroundings, but Connecticut enjoyed another great year of music in 2012. Here are my favorite songs of the year by Connecticut artists:

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

Greenwich’s Rob Mathes and his talented musical friends will be bringing the sounds and sentiments of Christmas to the stage in Purchase, N.Y. this weekend. In this annual tradition (above, see a

Avon Theatre’s picks for the five best doomsday flicks

Pictured: Peter Sellers stars in Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.” Wasn’t the world supposed to end today? You know, raining fire, killer

Bridgeport band Kung Fu plays Santa

Kung Fu, the Bridgeport funk/fusion quintet led by guitarist Tim Palmieri, is playing Santa again this year. The band hosts their annual Toys for Tots Holiday Spectacular at Toad’s Place in New Haven

Gathering of the Vibes to stay in Bridgeport through 2017

Christmas is coming a little early for the Vibe Tribe this year. After months of speculation over whether or not the Gathering of the Vibes would stay in Bridgeport, organizers and the city have

‘The Voice’ honors Newtown victims with ‘Hallelujah’ rendition

Monday was a big night for contestants of “The Voice,” whose fate was to be decided on the NBC singing competition. But before part one of the season three finale got underway, the contestants —

Connecticut musicians mourn Newtown tragedy

Connecticut musicians reacted to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday with a mix of shock and grief. Many took to Twitter to express their condolences: [View the story “Connecticut

Comedian Michael Ian Black to perform in Hartford

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

Fairfield playwright Joe Landry’s take on Frank Capra’s classic 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” brings the action to a radio station, where a group of performers come together to present the popular