Dreyfuss, Scheider & Shaw In 'Jaws'

Jaws anniversary draws Richard Dreyfuss to Maritime Aquarium

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Pictured, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw on board a boat in a still from the film, “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg, in 1975. (Photo by Universal Studios/Courtesy of Getty Images) The 40th anniversary of “Jaws” has already spawned quite a few special events, including a frothy throwback and a killer lounge act (you […] [Read More]
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Asylum Quartet to perform in Greenwich on Feb. 22

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Pictured, Asylum Quartet, a quartet of four classically-trained saxophonists who met as graduate students at the The Hartt School in West Hartford, Conn., have been earning awards and attention since forming several years ago. The group, from left, are Andrew Barnhart, Tony Speranza, Joseph Abad and Max Schwimmer. It will perform in Greenwich, Conn., on […] [Read More]
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In weeks, performers will gather for ‘A Little Night Music’ in Greenwich

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Pictured, pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on “”A Little Night Musi”” at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit www.stcath.org or call 203-637-3661. It will be an […] [Read More]
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Israeli Stage, hailing from Boston, will make a stop in Stamford with “Oh God,” Feb. 23

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Pictured, Boston-based theater company Israeli Stage will be in Stamford on Monday, Feb. 23, for a reading of “Oh God” by Anat Gov on Feb. 23. The evening, which is presented by the JCC Greenwich in conjunction with the Palace Theatre, where it is being held, will feature two award-winning Boston-based actors Will Lyman and […] [Read More]
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Spend a summer with Shakespeare by serving as an apprentice

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Pictured, people gather on the lawn for the opening night of Shakespeare on the Sound’s presentation of Othello at Pinkney Park in Rowayton Tuesday June 15, 2010. Shows start at 730pm and continue through June 26 with no Monday performances. File photo Apprentices are sought for Shakespeare on the Sound, the outdoor summer Shakespeare program […] [Read More]
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Ricky Martin to make a stop in October at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Feb. 20

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You can catch Ricky Martin on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” tomorrow, but you will have to wait another week before you can pick up tickets for his Mohegan Sun show in October. (He’s pictured above performing at the iHeart Radio Fiesta Latina concert at the Forum on Nov. 22, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. Photo by […] [Read More]
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Let the Oscar merriment begin; area film festivals put spotlight on nominees

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Pictured, Stamford’s Avon Theatre is in the midst of an Oscar-nominated film festival. One of this year’s nominated animated shorts, “The Bigger Picture,” a scene of which is shown, will be screened on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 19 at 8:15 p.m., along with the other nominees. There are several film […] [Read More]
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Aspiring toy makers sought; contest winners to be announced March 8 in Westport

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Pictured, The Westport Arts Center is once again calling for young artists to submit designs for its fourth Annual Toy Makers Competition by Feb. 24, 2015. Winners and judges of the third annual Westport Arts Center Toy Makers Competition pose for a picture at the 2014 Family Art Day. From left, top row, : Eddie […] [Read More]
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Area talents light up, earn top prizes in Festival of Lighthouses contest

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Several area residents are among the winners in this year’s Festival of Lighthouses contest, which has taken place for the past 13 years at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. This year, more than 12,000 votes were cast by aquarium visitors, whose decisions determine the winners. Out of 24 large model lighthouses, six earned honors and […] [Read More]
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Amid the deep of winter, Westport Arts Center takes a trip seaside to ‘Coney Island’

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Pictured, Stephen Wilkes, “Coney Island Boardwalk, NY, Day to Night 2011,” is one of about 50 works on display at the Westport Arts Center through March. The photographs take a look at the history of this seaside amusement park. Contrributed photo/Stephen Wilkes courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery Westport Arts Center will present the side dish to […] [Read More]