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Christina Hennessy

Alexander Moutouzkine

Liszt is on the program, Moutouzkine is on the keys in Greenwich

The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will welcome Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine for its final concerts of the season on April 18 and 19. A top prize-winning musician, Moutouzkine (pictured, credit: E. Appel) will be the featured soloist on Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, one of three pieces that will be performed. Gluck-Mottl’s Battle Suite No. […] [Read More]
Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine

‘Sneaky Chef’ among speakers at ‘Conversations’ event in Danbury

Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine, originator of the Sneaky Chef Method and series of books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals,” will be among the speakers at the annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” in Danbury. Organized by the Women’s Business Council, an […] [Read More]

Get your dose of art through May at the Easton Library

A nearly 40-year resident of Fairfield, artist Anthony Santomauro has spent about the same amount of time creating a rich portfolio of works, ranging from pastels to charcoals to acrylics. Over his career, he has amassed a number of awards from groups around the country, including the Silvermine Guild of Artists of New Canaan and […] [Read More]

Familial folk: Father-daughter duo set for Stamford concert

Above, father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma Hart will bring their sounds of Americana when they perform in concert at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford, Conn., on Friday, April 17, 2015. The sounds of bluegrass will soon fill the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford when father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma […] [Read More]
25th Anniversary Of Toxic Waste Landfill Commemorated

‘Love Canal’ revisited during talk, screening at Fairfield University

Above, Lois Gibbs, a former resident and community leader, looks at Love Canal during a  commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the toxic waste landfill Aug. 1, 2003 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.  Love Canal was America’s most notorious toxic dump. Gibbs will be at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday, April 29, as a […] [Read More]

Young musicians hit a score of high notes in Stamford competition

Above, the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic Concerto Competition recently revealed some of top young musicians in Fairfield (Conn.) and Westchester (N.Y.) counties. From left are first-place winner Annling Wang, of Scarsdale, N.Y.; third-place winner Adam Jackson of Scarsdale; and second-place winners Elena Gribelyuk, of Stamford and McKenna Mase of Trumbull. All four played piano during […] [Read More]

Screening talent: Greenwich festival to feature future filmmakers

Above, the Junior League of Greenwich is hosting its fourth annual Greenwich Youth Film Festival (GYFF) on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 1p.m. at the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library. (Staff photo/Bob Luckey) Young filmmakers have let it roll and soon judges will be letting them know who earned finalist status in the 2015 Greenwich […] [Read More]
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Aspiring poets urged to let their voices be heard

Whether an ode, limerick or sonnet, or crafted with free verse or rhyme, original poems are sought by the Greenwich Education Group and the Arch Street Teen Center as part of a poetry contest for high school students in grades 9 to 12. In celebration of National Poetry Month, emerging poets are urged to submit […] [Read More]