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Christina Hennessy

Greenwich author Jennifer Quasha loves dogs and cats enough to have written a dozen books about them, including "I Can't Believe My Dog Did That," which she co-authored for the popular "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series. She is featured in the latest "Chicken Soup" book which celebrates nurses.

Greenwich writer stirs up a memory for latest ‘Chicken Soup’ book

Greenwich writer Jennifer Quasha is one of more than 90 contributors to the latest “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book. This time, the popular motivational publishing series turns to true stories about nurses for inspiration. Quasha, who has written more than 40 books and articles, writes about an experience she had with her mother, who […] [Read More]
Big Nazo will be featured during CityCenter Danbury's " Thumbs up Thursday" family fun night as part of the city's downtown summer concert series. A rock and roll band, plus so much more, will perform on Aug. 13, 2015, at the ciity green at Ives Street.

Big Nazo to bring music, puppets and inter-galactic fun to Danbury in August

They are billed as having a worldwide following, but perhaps it should be “worlds” wide. Described in a recent release as “galatic masked-mutant musicians,” Big Nazo will appear in Danbury on Thursday, Aug. 13, to offer up some family entertainment into the city’s ongoing summer concert series. Hailing from Providence, R.I., the band will perform […] [Read More]
Legendary blues musician Charlie Musselwhite will perform at the Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. His latest record, "Juke Joint Chapel" came out in 2013.

A blues crew, led by legendary Charlie Musselwhite, to perform in Fairfield in August

Even after more than 50 years in the music business, the road continues to beckon Charlie Musselwhite, harmonica master, singer and songwriter, who is out on tour in support of his latest album “Juke Joint Chapel.” He will make a stop with his band, which includes Matt Stubbs on guitar, Mike Phillips on bass and […] [Read More]
A scene from the documentary film "A Small Town Remembers," which is about the history of Stamford. This scene shows a 1941 parade celebrating the city's founding. Contributed Photo

Film explores Stamford’s rise from small town to big city

It may now boast a skyline of high-rise office buildings and residential towers, but at one time Stamford was a small town. The transformation is told in the documentary “A Small Town Remembers,” which is collaboration between filmmaker Michael Macari and his longtime friend and Stamford attorney the late Joseph Richichi. It will be shown […] [Read More]
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Classic literature inspires Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series

Pictured, “The Berenstain Bears Live – Family Matters: The Musical,” will open the Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series on Nov. 15, 2015. Five other family friendly shows will round it out by April. Contributed photo The celebration that will launch Westport Country Playhouse‘s Family Festivities series is still a few months away. However, the […] [Read More]
"The Cat's Meow," by Amy Traggianese, will be featured in the summer show at Norwalk's Maritime Garage Gallery. The exhibit opens Thursday, May 29, with a free evening reception.

Norwalk Maritime Garage Gallery looking for art that reflects ‘Flux’

Get those works in flux into focus. The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is looking for artists, ages 18 and older, to submit work for its next exhibition, which will be titled “Flux.” (Pictured, “The Cat’s Meow, ” by Amy Traggianese, was previously featured in the summer show at Norwalk’s Maritime Garage […] [Read More]
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Bestselling author Paula McLain brings ‘Circling the Sun’ to Darien July 28

Paula McLain‘s nationwide book tour for her latest work will rise in the East (Darien, that is) before she sets out for spots south and west. She will launch “Circling the Sun,” at the Darien Community Association on Tuesday, July 28. The bestselling author of “The Paris Wife,” is being presented by Barrett Bookstore. The […] [Read More]

Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players will present “Bye Bye Birdie” in August

Pictured, the Off-Beat Players rehearse “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich in July 2014. The group returns with this summer’s production “Bye Bye Birdie” on Aug. 5. Bob Luckey/Staff file photo The Off-Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich based theater company that features teen and young adult performers of all abilities, […] [Read More]