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

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It may not be Halloween just yet, but that hasn’t stopped organizers far and wide from creating a weekend full of festive events. So, if you are looking for all the hayrides, haunted houses, costume parties and spooky walks that you can handle, here you go. And, here is another and another. You get my […] [Read More]

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

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Movie and television star, singer and dancer Jane Powell is expected to be in Ridgefield on Sunday to share some behind-the-scenes tales about the 1951 film classic, “Royal Wedding,” (see a clip above) which teamed her with Fred Astaire. In a recent article, Powell gave a taste of what one can expect during the screening […] [Read More]

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

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Below: Chile’s Inti-Illimani celebrates its 45th anniversary with a performance¬† on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in Fairfield, Conn. Contributed photo This weekend, you have a chance to celebrate the music and longevity of a group that has succeeded in staying together and creating powerful music […] [Read More]

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

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I can remember gazing upon the cover of Blondie’s 1978 album “Parallel Lines,” like it was yesterday, as they say. In reality, I was in the latter years of my first decade of life and couldn’t get enough of the black-and-white vertical stripes and slick looking band, fronted by a pretty woman in a white […] [Read More]

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

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You still have time to get yourself ready and get a ticket so that before the night is over you may have a chance to hear “Galway Girl” or “Seven Drunken Nights” as brought to you by Celtic Thunder. This Irish/Scottish music troupe is making a stop in Wallingford as part of its 63-city North […] [Read More]

Web-based network spotlights #freeart project in show finale

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Pictured: Entertainment group NPeaches, which is based in Stamford. NPeaches, the online entertainment group based in Stamford, has aired the season finale of its artist interview program, “Corrugated Universe.” In the sixth and final episode, the group continues its profile of Connecticut-based contemporary artist Ted Mikulski, who spends 10 days in New York City handing […] [Read More]

‘Daily Show’ correspondent John Oliver to perform in New Haven

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Just two weeks after Election Day, “Daily Show” correspondent John Oliver is set to appear in Connecticut. Oliver, who is known for his bitingly sarcastic remarks on American politics and society, will perform at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which cost $32.50, go on sale Friday, […] [Read More]

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

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One of Connecticut’s own will be showcasing her talent at Cafe Nine in New Haven Friday night, Aug. 24. Debbie Davies, an accomplished blues guitarist, will begin her set at 9 p.m., which will likely include some of the material from her latest album, “After the Fall.” It is a good chance to catch the […] [Read More]

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

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There will be art and music, food and fun, puppets to handle and hopefully some sun. The SoNo Arts Celebration returns for its 37th year this weekend, taking over the streets of downtown South Norwalk. About 150 juried artists are expected to make the scene, along with a roster of local, regional and international music […] [Read More]

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

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There will be no shortage of music this weekend, with one of the area’s largest festivals setting up camp in Bridgeport and popular acts making stops throughout the state, and surrounding areas. The Gathering of the Vibes begins Thursday at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. Dozens of bands are scheduled to perform throughout the weekend. You […] [Read More]