Bestselling author Wally Lamb to talk about latest work at Wilton event

Bestselling author Wally Lamb is expected to make a stop at the Wilton Library on Wednesday to discuss his latest book, “We Are Water,” a tale of a modern American family as it copes with changing social mores, emotional upheavals and the need for connection. The talk will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Lamb, […] [Read More]

Mark Twain House to add some chill to summer’s sizzle

Months ahead of the traditional season of chills, the Mark Twain House will offer two days of ghost tours this month to give visitors a chance to learn more about the site’s more mysterious history. This historic homestead has already been investigated by a number of paranormal researchers, the results of which will be shared […] [Read More]

Volunteer for ‘The Walking Dead Escape’ in Hartford

The scene in Hartford at month’s end is likely to be a bit dead, but you can still find plenty of action. For that is when the Walking Dead Escape is set to arrive – an interactive zombie obstacle course that has been touching down in venues around the country. Developed by Skybound, an imprint […] [Read More]
Little House on the Prairie

Alison Arngrim, TV’s ‘Nellie Oleson,’ to visit Hartford’s Mark Twain House

Many a Monday night in my youth was spent watching the trials, tribulations and joys of a certain family on the prairie. Years later, a little thing called syndication allowed me to reconnect with the Ingalls, their friends and fellow townspeople nearly any day I wanted to. For fans of “Little House on the Prairie,” […] [Read More]
at Home With Barbara Taylor Bradford

Barbara Taylor Bradford comes to Stamford for high tea, talk

What better way to celebrate Barbara Taylor Bradford’s latest story, an epic saga set in Edwardian England, than to gather for an elegant high tea service. The Ferguson Library in Stamford will be the setting for the festivities, which will feature a talk by Bradford about her latest book, “Cavendon Hall,” and a high tea […] [Read More]

Sharing notes: Clive Davis to speak in Westport

When it comes to some of the top musical acts over the past five decades, there is a common thread tying them all together. That thread is Clive Davis, the legendary music executive who has worked with performers such as Janis Joplin, Simon and Garfunkel, Miles Davis, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin, Aerosmith and Jennifer Hudson […] [Read More]

‘Max and Ruby’ creator Rosemary Wells coming to Katonah

Fans of “Max and Ruby,” will have a chance to meet the woman who created these well-loved characters of the small screen and numerous books when Katonah (N.Y.)  Museum of Art hosts a Meet the Artist day on Sunday, March 30. From 2 to 3 p.m., Rosemary Wells, who lives in Greenwich, will lead a […] [Read More]

Author, illustrator David Allen Sibley to visit Greenwich this weekend

This year brings with it a treat for fans of “The Sibley Guide to Birds,” which was released in 2000. The second edition of this comprehensive guide was released last week and, on Saturday, its author and illustrator, David Allen Sibley will be making a stop in Audubon Greenwich as part of his nationwide tour. […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

There may be a certain ennui that has descended, what with the mounds of snow ice and cold temperatures that don’t seem to want to leave. But, don’t let the doldrums of winter keep you inside this weekend, as activities and events abound throughout the region. Of note: Take in all manner of music in […] [Read More]

Henry Winkler to show off literary talents at R.J. Julia in Madison

He may forever be known to multiple generations as the Fonz, from the 1970s television series “Happy Days,” but Henry Winkler also is a movie actor, producer and director, and, children’s book author. His latest book, “Bookmarks Are People, Too! (Here’s Hank #1),” will be released Feb. 6. It is the latest in the Hank […] [Read More]