Monthly Archive for January, 2013

: January, 2013

Sandy Hook children’s choir headed to the Super Bowl

A Newtown children’s choir is headed to the Super Bowl. Twenty-six students from Sandy Hook Elementary School will join singer Jennifer Hudson for a pre-game performance of “America The Beautiful,”

Dave Brubeck honored by Connecticut State Senate

Pictured: Sen. Toni Boucher; Marian Wulffleff, a friend of the Brubeck family; Tish Brubeck, Dave Brubeck’s daughter-in-law; Catherine Yaghsizian, Brubeck’s daughter; and Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton)

Must see concerts in Connecticut: winter/spring round-up

The new year brings a bevy of top tier acts to the Nutmeg State, with concerts from Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga and more (sorry kids, but Justin Beiber’s show at the XL Center is sold out). Take

Stamford art space earns prestigious Warhol grant

A Stamford gallery is getting a boost in funding — and prestige — after securing a grant from Andy Warhol’s art foundation. Franklin Street Works, an experimental art space in Downtown Stamford, was

New York City comics to perform Valentine’s show in Waterbury

If your valentine is into comedy, get a jump on the holiday with a visit to Seven Angels Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. Bill McCarty, Allen Enlow, Kerri Louise and Tony Powell are slated to

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

The area will soon be filled with singers, musicians, actors, authors, artists and other performers, ready to provide an eclectic mix of entertainment. It begins tonight with several musical

Underground fete sizzles in Norwalk

Norwalk’s Isaac Street Plaza was cold and hushed, but it was just a short elevator ride away to a sizzling subterranean fete that brought a burst of energy to Fairfield County’s arts and culture

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell to headline Stamford gala

Get ready to pluck some tickets. One of America’s most versatile entertainers is expected to make a stop in Stamford in June, where he will be sharing a stage with a talented singer-songwriter and a

“Souper” bowl to heat up Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard

Spoons will soon be at the ready as the fifth annual Chowdafest is set to kick off at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in less than two weeks. Having outgrown its home at Westport’s Bedford

NKOTB, 98 Degrees, Boys II Men to kick off tour in Connecticut