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He is waiting and ready for his closeup at the Bruce Museum

There will be nothing stuffy about an upcoming get-together in Greenwich, expect maybe for creature that’s likely to inspire a few clicks. The Bruce Museum’s taxidermic specimen of an American Black Bear will be ready for his closeup, and then some, during the museum’s After Hours event planned for Thursday, March 5. Visitors may take […] [Read More]

‘Sex After …’ author Iris Krasnow to lead talk in Greenwich

Iris Krasnow, a best-selling author, journalist and professor, will be the keynote speaker when JCC Greenwich and UJA Greenwich Women’s Philanthropy present their annual Symposium on Jewish Learning on Wednesday, March 11. Krasnow, who originally is from Oak Park, Illinois, began her career as the fashion writer for the “Dallas Times-Herald,” moving to United Press […] [Read More]
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One of its own: Ferguson Library presents ‘Meet the Author’ with Jennifer Cipri

Readers may recognize glimpses of Stamford in Jennifer Cipri’s debut novel, but the story itself holds far more secrets that it reveals – some of which she may offer up during a talk scheduled Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Weed Memorial and Hollander branch of Stamford’s Ferguson Library. Cipri grew up in Stamford’s […] [Read More]

Fashion experts promise to share tips, strategy for building a wardrobe at Stamford talk

For the Ferguson Library’s next Girls’ Afternoon Out, two fashion experts will stop by to share their experience about shopping, saving money and finding the perfect clothes. The talk, which will take place Sunday, Feb. 1, will feature David Zyla, below, and Eila Mell, right, authors of “How to Win at Shopping: 293 Insider Secrets […] [Read More]

‘Downton Abbey’ inspires novel, Jan. 7 talk in Greenwich

The popular television series “Downton Abbey” has inspired the latest work of novelist Wendy Wax, pictured at right, who has written about the fans of the show in her book, “While We Were Watching Downton Abbey.” The book tells the tale of the growing bond between three strangers and the British concierge of their Atlanta […] [Read More]

Greenwich teen shares tale of ‘Chizi’ with Prince William

Seeing the publication of one’s first book would be gratifying enough, but for a Greenwich teen, it meant a chance to meet with royalty. (Contributed photo/Tusk) Jack Jones, whose children’s book, “Chizi’s Tale: The True Story of an Orphaned Black Rhino,” puts a spotlight on the extinction threat to black rhinos, recently had a chance […] [Read More]

Bard’s birthday bash will ring in the new year in Greenwich

There are those milestone birthdays, and then there are milestone birthdays, like the 450th of William Shakespeare. Though the famous playwright is long gone, an Elizabethan feast will honor his birthday on Dec. 31, as part of a benefit for the Connecticut affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It will be at the […] [Read More]
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Second Stage Theatre Presents: "I See You Made An Effort" Based On The Book By Annabelle Gurwitch

Annabelle Gurwitch to share tales of ‘the edge’ in Greenwich

Feeling down about the passage of years? Comedian and best-selling author Annabelle Gurwitch will be in Greenwich on Wednesday, Nov. 19, thanks to the JCC Greenwich, to commiserate and perhaps add a few more laugh lines. She is set to speak about her latest collection of essays, “I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities […] [Read More]