News exhibit remembers the Herald; Post legends to participate in panel on Sept. 17

Harry Neigher sketching Eddie Cantor READ ALL ABOUT IT! The heyday of local newspapers in the area will be celebrated with “Picturing the News: The Distinctive Vision of Harry Neigher and Frank Gerratana” at the Fairfield Museum from Sept. 10 to Jan. 18. A special panel discussion with local news people will take place Sept. […] [Read More]
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Touching story becomes children’s book for Trumbull dog-lover Debbie Rick Selski

Children’s book author Debbie Rick Selski, of Trumbull, with her dog, Weber, who died about three years ago. Weber is the inspiration for her recent book. There once was a dog, a small, beautiful Shetland Sheepdog named Weber with soft brown eyes, who was adopted from the Trumbull Animal Shelter. So special was he that […] [Read More]
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Bestselling author Anita Diamant will visit the Harry Bennett Branch of The Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015  at 7 p.m. She will discuss her latest work, "The Boston Girl."

Author Anita Diamant visits Stamford with a tale to tell

Stamford’s Ferguson Library will welcome best-selling author Anita Diamant on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at its Harry Bennett Branch, 115 Vine Road, to talk about her book, “The Boston Girl.” In it, Diamant tells the tale of a young Jewish woman growing up in Bean Town in the early 20th century. Delving into family, values, friendship […] [Read More]

Bridgeport teens invited to free play at Bijou

Free Shakespeare for Bridgeport Teens at the Bijou Theatre: Teen Summer Theater Program Raises Awareness About Healthy Relationships. MYO-AmeriCorps, a program of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership, will present a youth-driven production of Shakespeare’s comedy, “Measure for Measure,” on Monday, Aug. 17 and Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the Bijou Theatre, Fairfield Ave., in […] [Read More]
Greenwich author Jennifer Quasha loves dogs and cats enough to have written a dozen books about them, including "I Can't Believe My Dog Did That," which she co-authored for the popular "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series. She is featured in the latest "Chicken Soup" book which celebrates nurses.

Greenwich writer stirs up a memory for latest ‘Chicken Soup’ book

Greenwich writer Jennifer Quasha is one of more than 90 contributors to the latest “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book. This time, the popular motivational publishing series turns to true stories about nurses for inspiration. Quasha, who has written more than 40 books and articles, writes about an experience she had with her mother, who […] [Read More]

Classic literature inspires Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series

Pictured, “The Berenstain Bears Live – Family Matters: The Musical,” will open the Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series on Nov. 15, 2015. Five other family friendly shows will round it out by April. Contributed photo The celebration that will launch Westport Country Playhouse‘s Family Festivities series is still a few months away. However, the […] [Read More]
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Bestselling author Paula McLain brings ‘Circling the Sun’ to Darien July 28

Paula McLain‘s nationwide book tour for her latest work will rise in the East (Darien, that is) before she sets out for spots south and west. She will launch “Circling the Sun,” at the Darien Community Association on Tuesday, July 28. The bestselling author of “The Paris Wife,” is being presented by Barrett Bookstore. The […] [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]