Fairfield County Children’s Choir reconvenes for holiday tradition in Bridgeport

Fairfield County Children’s Choir will kick off its 20th anniversary season with a return to the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport for its annual holiday concert. This year’s “Joy to the World” will feature 300 singers — from elementary students to high school seniors — from throughout Fairfield County (pictured here in a previous performance). […] [Read More]

Commerce and creativity combine in new Westport art show

It may be rather placid these days, but in the 1800s Westport’s Saugatuck River was awash with all kinds of vessels — a sign of the town’s bustling commerce. That scene was re-created in a mural (pictured) by the late Robert L. Lambdin for the Westport Bank & Trust Co.’s Saugatuck branch for its 1970 […] [Read More]

Stamford singer, songwriter debuts song, video of ‘Seattle Mornin’ “

Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir plays the original song she wrote for a collaboration with filmmaker Markus Innocenti and Greenwich artist Paul Larson at the Loft Artists Association in Stamford on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The video and song will be released Nov. 18, 2014, as part of an event at the association. File […] [Read More]

Duo promises merriment, melodies in Westport performance

Music and comedy will converge when Westport’s Voices Cafe welcomes singers and songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White (pictured) to its stage. Since 2008, these longtime performers have been entertaining audiences with their musical comedy routine, which is suitable for all ages. They will perform on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Unitarian Church, which hosts […] [Read More]
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]
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Make those reservations now, as tasty times are ahead in Greenwich

Above, the Beach House Cafe in Old Greenwich, Conn., is among the participating restaurants in Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13 to Nov. 19, 2014. Staff photo by Bob Luckey Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13-19, kicks off with an opening night party on Wednesday, Nov. 12, that will benefit the Transportation Association […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food, General, Local Talent

Treehouse Comedy Productions comes full circle

Treehouse Comedy Productions, which last year celebrated its 30th year of bringing comedy to the Nutmeg State, will return to its roots this month, when it opens a new venue at Bistro B in the Westport Inn. It is the same location where Brad Axelrod, president and CEO of Treehouse Comedy Productions, launched his first […] [Read More]

Award-winning Dover Quartet brings its talent to Westport

Since its sweep of awards in last year’s Banff International String Quartet Competition to its recent, heralded debut at the Kennedy Center, the Dover Quartet has been earning accolades and audiences around the world — and are headed for a venue in Westport. The quartet, which includes violinists Joel Link and Bryan Lee, as well […] [Read More]

Bedlam Brothers String Band bring ‘art and soul’ to Stamford’s downtown

Veterans of Connecticut’s music scene will make a stop in Stamford next week for an evening of roots music, delving into beloved Irish and Scottish tunes, country music from the 1920s and 30s and more. The Bedlam Brothers String Band, a quartet that includes the talents of Mike Kachuba, Geoff Kooris, Dave McCaan, and Jeff […] [Read More]
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Patricia Cornwell brings latest thriller, ‘Flesh and Blood,’to Wilton

Twenty-four years ago, the literary world was introduced to Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a forensic investigator who has gone on to work on more than 20 crime cases, all from the mind of New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell. (Photo by Patrick Ecclesine) This year marked the release of the latest book in the series, “Flesh […] [Read More]