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Christina Hennessy


Bedlam Brothers String Band bring ‘art and soul’ to Stamford’s downtown

Veterans of Connecticut’s music scene will make a stop in Stamford next week for an evening of roots music, delving into beloved Irish and Scottish tunes, country music from the 1920s and 30s and more. The Bedlam Brothers String Band, a quartet that includes the talents of Mike Kachuba, Geoff Kooris, Dave McCaan, and Jeff […] [Read More]
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Patricia Cornwell brings latest thriller, ‘Flesh and Blood,’to Wilton

Twenty-four years ago, the literary world was introduced to Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a forensic investigator who has gone on to work on more than 20 crime cases, all from the mind of New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell. (Photo by Patrick Ecclesine) This year marked the release of the latest book in the series, “Flesh […] [Read More]

Stamford’s Young Artists music group launches season

Young Artists Philharmonic practices under the direction of Principal Conductor Christian Capocaccia at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, Conn. in 2012. The group will kick off its 55th season on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Italian Center in Stamford, Conn. (File photo) Five musical performing groups will come together on Sunday, Oct. 26, to launch […] [Read More]

Shelton actress heads to NYC to make a play for ‘super’ role

The original Supergirl hailed from Krypton, but could the next one come from a more familiar locale? Shelton actress Anna Lakomy will be using the super power of social media to make the case that she should be the next Supergirl for what appears to be a new television project focused on Superman’s equally powerful […] [Read More]

Author comes to Stamford to talk about battle with Alzheimer’s disease

For more than 35 years, Greg O’Brien has worked as a writer, editor, investigative reporter and publisher for numerous magazines and newspapers around the country. These days, he is focused on a subject of which he is entirely familiar, but one day may not be — himself. O’Brien is the author of  “On Pluto: Inside […] [Read More]

Singers, dancers bring music of Rodgers and Hart to life

Pictured, Lucia Palmieri and Patric Hale give it their all during a Rodgers & Hart musical celebration “Sing for your Supper,” which will run through Oct. 26, 2014, at the First Congregational Church Auditorium in Old Greenwich, Conn. Lucia Palmieri has sung from the stage at a sold-out Carnegie Hall show, entertained throngs in Central […] [Read More]

Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery offers its walls to women

A celebration of female artists and the diverse work they can create continues at Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery through Friday, Oct. 31. “Yes She Can” features the work of 12 artists, who approach global, political and cultural landscapes in diverse ways. It is a show, according to organizers, that is committed to giving women artists […] [Read More]

Darien actress plays third wheel to ‘Partners in Crime’

It’s one thing to be hired as a personal assistant, quite another to be filmed while doing it. But, for an improv pro such as Karen Summerton, it’s all part of the territory. “I had a lot of fun,” she said of her varied chores, adding that it was less about the tasks and more […] [Read More]

Improv group gets down to work in Stamford Oct. 24

Just what does it take to work well in the world of work? One group of young people soon will be discovering that answer in a way that will hardly seem like, well, work. Sea Tea Improv, a Hartford, Conn.-based performing company (pictured), is set to put a spotlight on career aspirations, office politics and […] [Read More]

Ferguson Library talk marks Hurricane Sandy anniversary

With the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy less than two weeks away, the Ferguson Library in Stamford will be bringing Adam Sobel to its auditorium to speak about his book, “Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate and the Extreme Weather of the Past and Future.” Among the subjects to be discussed at the Tuesday, […] [Read More]