Stamford’s ARTWALK brings art and more to downtown this weekend

In about an hour, Stamford will be awash with art and other creative opportunities when 2015 ARTWALK kicks off in downtown Stamford. It will continue through the evening and pick up on Saturday afternoon. Look for art shows, sketch classes, dance lessons, live music, receptions, children’s events and more. The full schedule can be found […] [Read More]

Milford Arts Council launches ‘Open Mic Nites’ for the summer

Have you been looking for that chance to try out a few new songs? Float a few jokes? Lay down the verses? Amaze with a handful of tricks? The Milford Arts Council is looking for people with a talent that they want to present to come to its Open Mic Nites, which start on Wednesday, […] [Read More]
Franklin Street Works, a contemporary art gallery and cafe in Stamford, Conn., will feature new menu items, including macaroons from Sweet Pistachio, a dessert company run by the cafe's chef Erin Emmett.

Stamford’s Franklin Street Works offers new brunch menu, lunch dishes

You may come for the art, but Franklin Street Works Cafe hopes you will stay for the food. The contemporary art space, which opened in 2011 in downtown Stamford, recently expanded its cafe menu, which includes new selections for lunch and a weekend brunch menu. Look for locally sourced ingredients and some fresh vegetables and […] [Read More]
Larry Greeley and Jim Noble of Norwalk, Conn., will perform Drew Denbaum's "Loverly" which is one of about a dozen works that will be featured during the first Fringe Festival in Norwalk, Conn., as presented by the Theatre Artists Workshop. The event will run : Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Theatre Artists Workshop brings ‘Fringe’ elements to Norwalk

There has been one in New York City since 1997, one in Orlando, Fla., since 1991 and Edinburgh, Scotland since 1947, and many others across the country. But, 2015, is the year Norwalk gets its first Fringe Festival. The Theatre Artists Workshop will be presenting its first festival of works for the stage, all “off-beat, […] [Read More]
Shekin Guab, of the High School of Art & Design in New York City, was selected to display artwork at the "iCreate" exhibition at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn. The show runs from Saturday, June 13 to Sunday, July 26, 2015.

Area students shine in ‘iCreate’ at Greenwich’s Bruce Museum

Who knows who will set the art world on fire in the years to come, but through July 26, the Bruce Museum will be providing a look at those who may be able to take on that mantle. The “iCreate” art exhibition features about 40 artworks from high school students across Connecticut and New York. […] [Read More]
A taxi driver steers his classic American car through Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries. The Greenwich Art Society and Friendship Ambassadors Foundation are hosting a cultural exchange trip to the country later this year. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

Artists, adventurers and intrepid trekkers sought for trip to Cuba

The Greenwich Art Society has teamed up with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to offer an eight-day tour to Cuba later this year. The trip is open to all those who are interested in learning more about this Caribbean nation’s artistic and cultural history. “We are really excited about it,” said Anna Patalano, director of the […] [Read More]

Greenwich Historical Society to host Green Market dinner

The Greenwich Historical Society will host a Green Market Supper at month’s end, inspired by and featuring meals made from the garden at its Bush-Holley House. The event, which will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 26, will start with cocktails and a stroll around the grounds, the same site that inspired the American […] [Read More]
Below the Gaff band will be on hand to entertain when the Robin Hood Springtime Festival comes to North Haven on weekends from Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, June 7.

Knights, lords & ladies in North Haven

The 7th annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival — set in 12th century Nottingham, England — is in North Haven on weekends through June 7. When organizers say it will offer “old-fashioned fun” for the entire family, they’re not exaggerating as many shows and activities have their roots in Medieval Europe. “Here you can forget your […] [Read More]
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