Tracy Morgan, Wanda Sykes usher in a fall of comedy in Stamford

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If you like comedy, you will have plenty of opportunities this fall to get your fill at the Palace Theatre in Stamford. Today begins ticket sales for Stamford Center for the Arts members for Tracy Morgan (Sept. 26),  Artie Lange (Oct. 19) and Paul Reiser (Nov. 2). The general public has to wait until July […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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It’s the weekend to see Steve Martin and Edie Brickell perform in Stamford, the Zambonis and  Spampinato Brothers in Fairfield, Alice Cooper with Marilyn Manson in Uncasville, Foreigner in Westport, Chicago in Port Chester, N.Y., Acoustic Hot Tuna in Norwalk, Ben Taylor in Ridgefield and Harry Connick Jr. in Simsbury. Further, you could check out […] [Read More]

Comedian Michael Roemer to speak at Westport Playhouse

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As a young boy attending boarding school in England in the 1940s, Michael Roemer (right) and his classmates were no strangers to the kind of riotous laughter that could be brought on by the most serious of assemblies. Inopportune and inappropriate, it was a giggling that tended to feed on itself, leaving its practitioners nearly […] [Read More]

Out and about:Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The state may be awash with rain for most of Friday and into Saturday, but it also will boast a flood of entertainment. Nearly every musical genre will be featured on stages throughout the state. A number of festivals will feature yummy culinary traditions. Attractions, venues and sites around the state will be offering free […] [Read More]

Stamford comic performs with WWE’s Mick Foley in New York City

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For the past year and a half, Stamford resident Jenifer Bloodsworth (right) has immersed herself in the New York City comedy scene, gaining skills in improv, sketch comedy and stand-up. On Sunday, June 2, that work will get a boost when she does her first big show at Carolines on Broadway in New York City. […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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It is the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, which means many different things to many different people. Of course, at its core is a remembrance for the men and women who died in service to this country. Parades, ceremonies and special events will be held throughout the area to honor those individuals. And, while it is […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Growing up, Lucie Arnaz did not have far to go to be surrounded by great musicians and great songwriters, she said recently. Early on, this daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz was exposed to the kind of music that teamed winning melodies with moving lyrics. Arnaz, a Weston resident, is set to appear in […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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For fans of the absurd and incongruous, the year 2010 marked a watershed moment. For it was in Madison, Wis., that purveyors of the found and forgotten came together for the first time. On Saturday, in Danbury, the two will come together again. Heirloom Arts Theatre is hosting an evening of Found Vs. Found, which […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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For those who like to celebrate the Easter holiday with a bit of action, a number of egg hunts and “egg-stravaganzas” are scheduled this weekend. Meanwhile, a new exhibition is on display at the Bruce Museum that “unscrambles” the long history of the egg. Of course, there might be some out there who are looking […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Bassist Joe “Bearclaw” Burcaw first got the music bug as a teen growing up in New Milford. Time spent in high school and college bands paved the way for  a professional career with different groups, including the New York City-based band Black 47. It is with that band that Burcaw will return to familiar stomping […] [Read More]