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Christina Hennessy

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He is waiting and ready for his closeup at the Bruce Museum

There will be nothing stuffy about an upcoming get-together in Greenwich, expect maybe for creature that’s likely to inspire a few clicks. The Bruce Museum’s taxidermic specimen of an American Black Bear will be ready for his closeup, and then some, during the museum’s After Hours event planned for Thursday, March 5. Visitors may take […] [Read More]

Bird show takes flight at Palace Danbury March 15

A flock of exotic birds are set to amaze when they land on stage at the Palace Danbury on Sunday, March 15. They are part of the traveling company known as Squawk, which has been entertaining audiences around the country for more than 20 years. They may school you on some brain teasers, play a […] [Read More]

‘Sex After …’ author Iris Krasnow to lead talk in Greenwich

Iris Krasnow, a best-selling author, journalist and professor, will be the keynote speaker when JCC Greenwich and UJA Greenwich Women’s Philanthropy present their annual Symposium on Jewish Learning on Wednesday, March 11. Krasnow, who originally is from Oak Park, Illinois, began her career as the fashion writer for the “Dallas Times-Herald,” moving to United Press […] [Read More]
Dreyfuss, Scheider & Shaw In 'Jaws'

Jaws anniversary draws Richard Dreyfuss to Maritime Aquarium

Pictured, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw on board a boat in a still from the film, “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg, in 1975. (Photo by Universal Studios/Courtesy of Getty Images) The 40th anniversary of “Jaws” has already spawned quite a few special events, including a frothy throwback and a killer lounge act (you […] [Read More]

Asylum Quartet to perform in Greenwich on Feb. 22

Pictured, Asylum Quartet, a quartet of four classically-trained saxophonists who met as graduate students at the The Hartt School in West Hartford, Conn., have been earning awards and attention since forming several years ago. The group, from left, are Andrew Barnhart, Tony Speranza, Joseph Abad and Max Schwimmer. It will perform in Greenwich, Conn., on […] [Read More]

In weeks, performers will gather for ‘A Little Night Music’ in Greenwich

Pictured, pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on “”A Little Night Musi”” at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit or call 203-637-3661. It will be an […] [Read More]

Israeli Stage, hailing from Boston, will make a stop in Stamford with “Oh God,” Feb. 23

Pictured, Boston-based theater company Israeli Stage will be in Stamford on Monday, Feb. 23, for a reading of “Oh God” by Anat Gov on Feb. 23. The evening, which is presented by the JCC Greenwich in conjunction with the Palace Theatre, where it is being held, will feature two award-winning Boston-based actors Will Lyman and […] [Read More]

Spend a summer with Shakespeare by serving as an apprentice

Pictured, people gather on the lawn for the opening night of Shakespeare on the Sound’s presentation of Othello at Pinkney Park in Rowayton Tuesday June 15, 2010. Shows start at 730pm and continue through June 26 with no Monday performances. File photo Apprentices are sought for Shakespeare on the Sound, the outdoor summer Shakespeare program […] [Read More]
Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin to make a stop in October at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Feb. 20

You can catch Ricky Martin on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” tomorrow, but you will have to wait another week before you can pick up tickets for his Mohegan Sun show in October. (He’s pictured above performing at the iHeart Radio Fiesta Latina concert at the Forum on Nov. 22, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. Photo by […] [Read More]

Let the Oscar merriment begin; area film festivals put spotlight on nominees

Pictured, Stamford’s Avon Theatre is in the midst of an Oscar-nominated film festival. One of this year’s nominated animated shorts, “The Bigger Picture,” a scene of which is shown, will be screened on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 19 at 8:15 p.m., along with the other nominees. There are several film […] [Read More]
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