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Christina Hennessy


Fairfield County Children’s Choir reconvenes for holiday tradition in Bridgeport

Fairfield County Children’s Choir will kick off its 20th anniversary season with a return to the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport for its annual holiday concert. This year’s “Joy to the World” will feature 300 singers — from elementary students to high school seniors — from throughout Fairfield County (pictured here in a previous performance). […] [Read More]

Commerce and creativity combine in new Westport art show

It may be rather placid these days, but in the 1800s Westport’s Saugatuck River was awash with all kinds of vessels — a sign of the town’s bustling commerce. That scene was re-created in a mural (pictured) by the late Robert L. Lambdin for the Westport Bank & Trust Co.’s Saugatuck branch for its 1970 […] [Read More]

Stamford singer, songwriter debuts song, video of ‘Seattle Mornin’ “

Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir plays the original song she wrote for a collaboration with filmmaker Markus Innocenti and Greenwich artist Paul Larson at the Loft Artists Association in Stamford on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The video and song will be released Nov. 18, 2014, as part of an event at the association. File […] [Read More]

‘Harry the Heron’ takes flight in Rowayton

When it comes to educating students about urban ecology, the Norwalk Land Trust has a new tool, thanks to artist Pamela Park Proctor. This Rowayton-based product designer recently created a larger-than-life model of a great blue heron (see photo above) that she has named “Harry the Heron.” Constructed of papier-mache, the model is designed to […] [Read More]

Cookie Thomas to deliver some songs among the stacks

Pictured, Richard ” Cookie” Thomas and Friends perform during the Jazz Up July concert series at Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., July 25, 2012. Thomas is back performing at the Norwalk (Conn.) Library on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, as part of its musical series. File photo The Norwalk Library will present a series of Musical […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Duo promises merriment, melodies in Westport performance

Music and comedy will converge when Westport’s Voices Cafe welcomes singers and songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White (pictured) to its stage. Since 2008, these longtime performers have been entertaining audiences with their musical comedy routine, which is suitable for all ages. They will perform on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Unitarian Church, which hosts […] [Read More]
Second Stage Theatre Presents: "I See You Made An Effort" Based On The Book By Annabelle Gurwitch

Annabelle Gurwitch to share tales of ‘the edge’ in Greenwich

Feeling down about the passage of years? Comedian and best-selling author Annabelle Gurwitch will be in Greenwich on Wednesday, Nov. 19, thanks to the JCC Greenwich, to commiserate and perhaps add a few more laugh lines. She is set to speak about her latest collection of essays, “I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities […] [Read More]
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Make those reservations now, as tasty times are ahead in Greenwich

Above, the Beach House Cafe in Old Greenwich, Conn., is among the participating restaurants in Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13 to Nov. 19, 2014. Staff photo by Bob Luckey Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13-19, kicks off with an opening night party on Wednesday, Nov. 12, that will benefit the Transportation Association […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food, General, Local Talent

Treehouse Comedy Productions comes full circle

Treehouse Comedy Productions, which last year celebrated its 30th year of bringing comedy to the Nutmeg State, will return to its roots this month, when it opens a new venue at Bistro B in the Westport Inn. It is the same location where Brad Axelrod, president and CEO of Treehouse Comedy Productions, launched his first […] [Read More]

Award-winning Dover Quartet brings its talent to Westport

Since its sweep of awards in last year’s Banff International String Quartet Competition to its recent, heralded debut at the Kennedy Center, the Dover Quartet has been earning accolades and audiences around the world — and are headed for a venue in Westport. The quartet, which includes violinists Joel Link and Bryan Lee, as well […] [Read More]