FLA Gallery and BLT launch studio space in Stamford’s South End

on
For the next several months, a peek inside a street-level commercial space in Stamford’s South End will reveal an artist hard at work on large-scale figurative paintings. The space, located at 100 Washington Boulevard, will become the site of Sprouting Spaces 1, a temporary artist studio that takes over the property beginning Friday, Sept. 27. […] [Read More]

All that glitters: ‘Cinderella’ to open Connecticut Ballet’s season

on
Above: Principal dancer Oksana Maslova of Connecticut Ballet, left, performs a preview of the upcoming ballet, “Cinderella,”on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The ballet will be performed in Stamford October 12, 2013. Photo: Lindsay Perry There was no prince to be seen, only a broom to provide company and a hearth to provide warmth as Cinderella […] [Read More]

Rampage Rager back in Bridgeport with Wu affiliates, area emcees

on
Rampage Rager — Bridgeport’s free, all-ages concert blowout — returns to Rampage Skatepark with performances by the the Full Blast Movement, Fifth Nation, Wu Tang affiliates and more on Friday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. Hosted by Connecticut hip hop stable Full Blast Movement, Rampage Rager is a one of the Park City’s largest and […] [Read More]

Make yourself at ‘Home’ at Westport Arts Center

on
The Westport Arts Center launches its fall exhibition, “Home Sweet Home,” with an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. Juried by Jennifer Gross, chief curator and deputy director of Curatorial Affairs at deCordova Sculpture Park, “Home Sweet Home” features works in painting, drawing, photography, installation, print, embroidery and video, that explores the […] [Read More]
Categories: Art

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
This weekend, it’s probably best to just break it down. I say that because the offerings are plentiful, the entertainment is diverse and activities stretch from Westchester to West Springfield, Mass., with plenty of stops in the Nutmeg State to keep you busy. I’ve already taken too much time on the intro. It’s best to […] [Read More]

A flurry of openings put spotlight on Connecticut artists

on
Michael Manning’s “All the Pretty Horses,” will kick off a weekend of art show openings and special events across the area, that point out the diversity of creativity. Manning, a Greenwich artist, will be bringing his abstract, expressionist paintings to the walls of the Flinn Gallery at the Greenwich Library beginning Thursday night. Meet the […] [Read More]

Avon Theatre spotlights film about ‘New Yawk’ accents

on
The Geico Gecko has employed it to sell insurance. Actors Marisa Tomei used it to comedic effect. And Madonna used it to voice a holiday classic. It is a linguistic phenomenon that has seeped past the boundaries from which it sprung – the New York accent. And on Wednesday night, the Avon Theatre in Stamford […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
With the promise of beautiful late-summer weather before us, make the most of this weekend by checking out some of the many outdoor events set to take place throughout Fairfield County and beyond. Oysters will be teamed with rides, muisc, lumberjacks and BMX bikes in Norwalk. Fine arts will be the draw in Southbury. Apples […] [Read More]