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Christina Hennessy


Connecticut Ballet readies for holiday classic, ‘The Nutcracker’

Connecticut Ballet’s presentation of “The Nutcracker” will be populated with stars from the American Ballet Theatre dancing the roles of some of the tale’s most beloved characters. The dance company, which has offices in Stamford, recently announced the guests who will perform with the company and the more than 100 local children from area dance […] [Read More]

Bard’s birthday bash will ring in the new year in Greenwich

There are those milestone birthdays, and then there are milestone birthdays, like the 450th of William Shakespeare. Though the famous playwright is long gone, an Elizabethan feast will honor his birthday on Dec. 31, as part of a benefit for the Connecticut affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It will be at the […] [Read More]
Categories: Books, Event, General, Music

Students encouraged to submit art for Stamford show

Artists and guests gather at the 9th annual student Cultural Arts and Literacy Program in 2013. The 11th annual event is set for February 2015. Students are encouraged to enter the show, which will be inspired by Black History Month. The 11th annual student Cultural Arts and Literacy Program is looking for students who reside […] [Read More]

Citizen Cope to return to Bridgeport’s Klein this spring

He drew fans from far and wide when he performed at the Klein Memorial in January, and Citizen Cope, pictured, will likely do it again when he returns to the Bridgeport venue on April 2. The Fairfield Theater Company presents the American singer/songwriter for an acoustic show, which will showcase the performer’s music, which has […] [Read More]

Greenwich Historical Society gets decked out for the holidays

Although the United States was years out from joining, 100 years ago, Greenwich families would have been celebrating Christmas under the specter of World War I, which had broken out in Europe in the summer of 1914. At the Greenwich Historical Society, where the exhibition, “Greenwich Faces the Great War,” is on display, this year’s […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Local Talent
Chris Brown Party

Chris Brown, Trey Songz set for show at Webster Bank Arena in February

Above, Chris Brown, attends the Chris Brown Party VIP Room Saint Tropez on July 31, 2014 in Saint Tropez, France. He will be in Bridgeport with Trey Songz on Feb. 20, 2014, as part of his “Between the Sheets Tour.” (Photo by Foc Kan/WireImage) About a month after multiplatinum selling artists Chris Brown and Trey […] [Read More]

In from the cold: Scientist to share stories of discovery from the Antarctica

Dr. Nathan Smith is no stranger to the Antarctica, where he has been digging for dinosaurs and other fossils for some time. But, he will enjoy a warmer venue on Tuesday, Dec. 9, when he visits Greenwich’s Bruce Museum to reveal some of his finds, as well as others. Smith, who teaches biology at Howard […] [Read More]

Art that connects continents on display in Norwalk

More than 100 young artists will have their work on display for the next three weeks, as part of the International Children’s Art Exhibit, which is presented Creative Connections. This Norwalk-based nonprofit organization works to foster cultural exchanges, particularly arts-based projects between classrooms in the United States and around the world. “Food for Thought” features […] [Read More]

Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

It’s billed as something closer to a saunter, but participants are likely going to have to hustle to hit all the activities planned as part of the Holiday Stroll in downtown Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. More than 100 Greenwich merchants will be participating along Greenwich Avenue and surrounding streets. One […] [Read More]

Celtic musicians to gather, celebrate the solstice in Fairfield

Looking for a holiday celebration steeped a bit in Irish tradition? The Irish Arts Center’s production of “An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration” at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield on Saturday, Dec. 13, may fit the bill. This is the first time the concert is being presented in Connecticut, according […] [Read More]