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]
Domenico Belli of Salem, New York, will be bringing some of his metal sculpture, such as the one pictured here, "Green Balance," to the first Stamford Art Festival in Stamford, Conn., on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, 2015. More than 100 artisans are set to display items from various genres.

First Stamford Art Festival at Harbor Point will bring wares to the waterfront

When a new arts festival in Stamford pops up along the waterfront July 25 and 26, it will be easy to see, considering more than 100 juried artists are expected to be showing their wares. You can get further details about the Stamford Art Festival here, but as to the specifics, it will be held […] [Read More]
Hilton Valentine of the Animals attends the 2010 Rock Con: The National Rock & Roll Fan Fest at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center on July 31, 2010 in East Rutherford, N.J. Valentine will be in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 15, 2015, for the "Fab 4 Festival."

Hilton Valentine of The Animals will help celebrate ‘Fab 4 Music Festival’ in Danbury

Hilton Valentine, the lead guitarist of The Animals, will add some star power as a special guest of honor for the Fab 4 Music Festival set for Aug. 15 in Danbury. The festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Shea Stadium concert on Aug. 15, 1965, as well as many other things “Beatle” […] [Read More]

‘The Cat in the Hat’ returns to WCSU

“The Cat in the Hat” is back, thanks to Western Connecticut State University’s Department of Theatre Arts in Danbury. Shows will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 10; Saturday, July 11; Sunday, July 12; Saturday, July 18; and Sunday, July 19, in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Centre on the university’s […] [Read More]
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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]