Justice League of America gives a boost Conn.’s coat of arms

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Fans of state flags and fans of comic books were able to complete their own Venn diagram last week when DC Comics released its newest series, Justice League of America (the “New 52”), which not only brought together a new team of the “World’s Greatest Super Heroes,” but also featured covers personalized for all 50 […] [Read More]

Actor John Hawkes set for Q-and-A at Avon Theatre

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After garnering widespread praise for his role as the poet Mark O’Brien in “The Sessions,” actor John Hawkes will join fans for a screening of the film at Stamford’s Avon Theatre on Sunday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets, which cost $11 for nonmembers and $6 for members, can be purchased at the box office […] [Read More]

Dorothy Hamill stepping onto ‘Dancing with the Stars’

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Olympic-winning figure skater Dorothy Hamill is a hot shot on the ice. Now, she’ll have the chance to dazzle on the dance floor. The Olympic-winning figure skater and former Greenwich resident is stepping her way onto “Dancing with the Stars” in March, joining 11 other contenders on the 16th edition of ABC’s wildly popular TV […] [Read More]

David Byrne and St. Vincent to play New Haven, Port Chester

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After touring extensively behind their horn-centric LP, “Love This Giant,” quirky collaborators David Byrne and St. Vincent will continue to support their team-up with more North American dates this summer, including stops at Shubert Theatre in New Haven on Thursday, June 20 and the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y. on Friday, June 29. Tickets […] [Read More]

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

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The Harlem Globetrotters will be dribbling, dunking and causing mayhem up and down the court when the team comes to the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport Friday night. The team is currently on a four-month North American tour that asks the fans to make the rules. After 87 years, they gang remains […] [Read More]

Norwalk teen designer hosts pop-up street fashion show

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Phil Post’s clothes have been on the backs of rappers Tyler, The Creator, Earl Sweatshirt and Robb Bank$. And come this weekend, you’ll have the chance to try on his T-shirts and hoodies for yourself. On Saturday, Feb. 23, the 17-year-old Norwalk designer and owner of Dertbag will host “Everythang Wavy,” a one-day pop-up street […] [Read More]

Become a part of the game with the Harlem Globetrotters

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At right: Bull Bullard finds himself above the action during a recent Harlem Globetrotters game. The team will be making a stop in Bridgeport Friday, Feb. 22, at the Webster Bank Arena for a 7 p.m. game. It’s quite not as fun as coaching your favorite Harlem Globetrotter from the sidelines, but with the team’s […] [Read More]

Flo Rida rolling into Sacred Heart, tickets on sale next week

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Sacred Heart University is getting low, low, low, low, low, low, low, low. Club banger maker Flo Rida is rolling into SHU’s William H. Pitt Center for a performance on Friday, March 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets, at $40, go on sale Monday, Feb. 25 via SHU’s website. They can also be purchased on Tuesday, […] [Read More]

Art goes on display in one show; remains hidden for another

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An artful day and evening is in store for those seeking “Another View” and others who don’t mind a bit of mystery when it comes to collecting. Paul G. Larson will host a free, public reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, to celebrate his solo exhibition “Another View,” which runs through March […] [Read More]

Jimmy Webb to bring songs, stories to Conn. performance

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If you have heard the 5th Dimension sing “Up, Up and Away,” watched Glen Campbell perform “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” or  “Wichita Lineman” or caught Richard Harris and, later, Donna Summer power their way through “MacArthur Park,” then you know some of Jimmy Webb‘s work. This legendary singer, songwriter and composer (at […] [Read More]
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