Legendary blues musician Charlie Musselwhite will perform at the Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. His latest record, "Juke Joint Chapel" came out in 2013.

A blues crew, led by legendary Charlie Musselwhite, to perform in Fairfield in August

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Even after more than 50 years in the music business, the road continues to beckon Charlie Musselwhite, harmonica master, singer and songwriter, who is out on tour in support of his latest album “Juke Joint Chapel.” He will make a stop with his band, which includes Matt Stubbs on guitar, Mike Phillips on bass and […] [Read More]
Douglas Fairbanks, right, stars as a swash-buckling pirate in the aptly named “The Black Pirate,” a 1926 silent film that will be shown at Mill River Park in Stamford, Connecticut, on Friday, July 24, 2015. It features a live score by the Alloy Orchestra. The festivities begin at 7 p.m.; movie at sunset.

Stamford’s Mill River Park to welcome Alloy Orchestra and ‘The Black Pirate’

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The movie may be nearly 90 years old, but the music that will be accompanying it will be entirely current. The Alloy Orchestra, from Cambridge, Mass., will be making its way to Stamford on Friday, July 24, to provide live musical entertainment for the silent 1926 Douglas Fairbanks‘ film, “The Black Pirate.” It is being […] [Read More]
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Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blue Oyster Cult are among acts for Fairfield’s The Warehouse

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In anticipation of the opening later this year of The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company’s new performing arts space, the FTC has announced its first set of shows in the space. It begins with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes on Oct. 2 and continues with Blue Oyster Cult (pictured) on Oct. 16. You can read […] [Read More]
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Ives Concert Park in Danbury offers simulcast of Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary Chicago concert on July 3

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You can celebrate the Grateful Dead’s 50 years of music with friends and fans in Danbury on Friday, July 3, when Ives Concert Park offers a simulcast of that night’s concert from Soldier Field in Chicago. The concert will be shown on a jumbo screen at the concert park, on the westside campus of Western Connecticut State […] [Read More]
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The new Levitt Pavilion, following several years of planning and construction, inaugurated its $9 million venue in 2014. It comes back in 2015 with a new season that kicks off on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Westport’s Levitt Pavilion opens for season on June 28

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The Levitt Pavilion, which has been providing mostly free, outdoor summer entertainment from its perch alongside Westport’s Saugatuck River since the early 1970s, is once again rolling out a season of song, dance, film, comedy and the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series. However, it will start with one of its few ticketed evenings. The tickets […] [Read More]
Robert Steven Williams, left, and Deej Webb are producing a documentary film about F. Scott Fitzgerald that will be screened at the Fairfield Theatre Company in Fairfield. Williams and Webb are standing in front of the Compo Road South house where Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, lived from May until early October 1920. Photo: Anne Amato

Fitzgeralds’ Westport sojourn is subject of new documentary

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Over the years, Westport certainly has housed quite a few famous residents, even those who have only managed short spells, such as author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. A documentary of the Fitzgeralds months-long stay in this Gold Coast town in 1920 is the subject of a new documentary, “Boats Against The Current,” […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Art Society puts out the call for intrepid travelers

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The Greenwich Art Society has teamed up with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to offer an eight-day tour to Cuba later this year. The trip is open to all those who are interested in learning more about this Caribbean nation’s artistic and cultural history. From Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, tour participants and their guides will […] [Read More]
Ernest Borgnine And Betsy Blair In 'Marty'

Lonely hearts: Stamford’s Avon Theater celebrates Oscar-winning ‘Marty’ with special event

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Above, Ernest Borgnine stands behind Betsy Blair in a scene from the film ‘Marty,’ from 1955. The film will be screened at the Avon Theater in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) Will the butcher and schoolteacher find love? In the film “Marty,” it is up to Ernest Borgnine […] [Read More]