"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]

Danbury scenic designer among team for this year’s Connecticut Free Shakespeare production

Pictured, Hannah Dubner and Mark Friedlander play the star-crossed lovers Rosalind and Orlando in the Connecticut Free Shakespeare 2014 production of “As You Like It.” The company will present “Mornings of April and May,” beginning Aug. 5, 2015 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Emmy Award-winning scenic designer, Liz Popiel, of Danbury and New York City, will […] [Read More]

Sound Beach Community Band to offer up some sounds for summer in Old Greenwich

Pictured, the Sound Beach Community Band plays during the Town of Greenwich fireworks display at Binney Park, Old Greenwich, Conn., Saturday, July 5, 2014. The band returns for a performance on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Sound Beach Community Band will perform at the Showmobile at Binney Park in Greenwich Sunday, July 26. It is one […] [Read More]
Douglas Fairbanks, right, stars as a swash-buckling pirate in the aptly named “The Black Pirate,” a 1926 silent film that will be shown at Mill River Park in Stamford, Connecticut, on Friday, July 24, 2015. It features a live score by the Alloy Orchestra. The festivities begin at 7 p.m.; movie at sunset.

Stamford’s Mill River Park to welcome Alloy Orchestra and ‘The Black Pirate’

The movie may be nearly 90 years old, but the music that will be accompanying it will be entirely current. The Alloy Orchestra, from Cambridge, Mass., will be making its way to Stamford on Friday, July 24, to provide live musical entertainment for the silent 1926 Douglas Fairbanks‘ film, “The Black Pirate.” It is being […] [Read More]

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blue Oyster Cult are among acts for Fairfield’s The Warehouse

In anticipation of the opening later this year of The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company’s new performing arts space, the FTC has announced its first set of shows in the space. It begins with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes on Oct. 2 and continues with Blue Oyster Cult (pictured) on Oct. 16. You can read […] [Read More]
Wolfe Park in Monroe, Conn., where people fish in 2012 along Great Hollow Lake, will be the scene of two theater productions during the summer of 2015. The first, "Hairspray," begins Thursday, July 23, 2015.

Two Planks Theater Company returns to Monroe’s Wolfe Park July 23 with ‘Hairspray’

The Two Planks Theater Company is back for its second season at Wolfe Park in Monroe featuring the talents of young people from Monroe and Bridgeport. The season opens with “Hairspray,” a family friendly musical on July 23, which will be followed by two more nights of performances. (Rain dates are July 26 and 27). […] [Read More]

Travel photography: free tips from a pro 7/31 in Westport

When you find yourself at one of the most magnificent sites/sights in the world — whether the Grand Canyon, the Eiffel Tower or your neighbor’s glorious garden — a desire to capture the scene often follows. “Wouldn’t that make for a gorgeous photograph for the living room wall?” might be your reaction. If so, award-winning […] [Read More]
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Mary Lou Alberetti, an artist from New Fairfield, Conn., will be displaying her work such as "Arches," in a show at the @287 Gallery & Meeting Place in Danbury, Conn. The exhibition, which runs through October 9, 2015, also features work by her husband and fellow artist Robert Alberetti. An opening reception is planned for Friday, July 24, 2015.

In Danbury, get double the dose of art starting July 24

It will be double the art and double the “views,” at the next art exhibition at Danbury’s @287 Gallery and Meeting Place. Curators Maureen and Bill McCann selected New Fairfield artists Mary Lou and Robert Alberetti to present “Two Views II,” through Oct. 9. The show will open with a reception 5:30 to 7 p.m. […] [Read More]