42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards - Backstage

‘American Idol’ Ruben Studdard among performers coming to New Haven this summer

This week, New Haven added its voice to a growing list of places that plan to make the most out of the summer with music and arts events. In announcing the schedule, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp welcomed residents and visitors to make the trip: We are pleased to offer residents and visitors another robust […] [Read More]

Eat, drink, take in a flick at Stamford’s Harbor Point this summer

Free outdoor movie nights, a farmers market, live music and nearly a dozen new restaurants – it’s just part of the events lined up at Harbor Point in Stamford for the summer. Today, developer Building and Land Technology, which has been leading a multi-billion dollar redevelopment project in the city’s South End neighborhood, announced the […] [Read More]

Cinematic consideration: High school seniors sought for Avon Theatre scholarship contest

Thousands of scholarship dollars are up for grabs for three high school seniors who are the best at answering the question “Why film matters.” This essay contest is being presented by Stamford’s nonprofit Avon Theatre, who wants to hear from all entrants by May 14. The first-place winner will receive $2,000; the second will earn […] [Read More]

Bridgeport native is a Pixar all-star

Adults may mostly recognize Bridgeport’s John Ratzenberger for his role as Cliff on “Cheers.” But kids know him as 10 completely different characters. Ratzenberger is the only actor to voice a character in every single Pixar film. As a student at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Ratzenberger got his start in acting when he started […] [Read More]
Categories: General, KIds, Movies

‘Max and Ruby’ creator Rosemary Wells coming to Katonah

Fans of “Max and Ruby,” will have a chance to meet the woman who created these well-loved characters of the small screen and numerous books when Katonah (N.Y.)  Museum of Art hosts a Meet the Artist day on Sunday, March 30. From 2 to 3 p.m., Rosemary Wells, who lives in Greenwich, will lead a […] [Read More]

Last day for exhibitor registrations for Westport’s Maker Faire

Time is of the essence for the area’s tinkerers, as this is the final day of the Westport Mini Maker Faire’s call for makers. Exhibitors hoping to display, and perhaps sell, their wares or aspiring presenters should head over to the event’s website where they can fill out an application. The event, which is in […] [Read More]
Super Bowl XLVIII - Seattle Seahawks v Denver Broncos

50 things to do in Connecticut March 7 to 9

With the promise of warmer weather for the weekend, there will be plenty of chances to shake that cabin fever. Here are some of the area’s many activities and events that serve as a welcome remedy. [Read More]

Simply Smiles ‘Food and Folk’ fundraiser to feature state troubadour Kristen Graves

Get a taste of Mexican cuisine, become part of a philanthropic effort and enjoy the music of singer and songwriter Kristen Graves, all in one evening, when Round Hill Community Church in Greenwich hosts a benefit for Simply Smiles. Norwalk-based Simply Smiles is a nonprofit organization that serves impoverished children around the world, including those […] [Read More]
Harlem Globetrotters 2014 World Tour

Harlem Globetrotters want you to make the rules for their Bridgeport stop

Do you wish you could make the rules sometimes? Well, when it comes to the basketball court, you can, at least when it comes to the Harlem Globetrotters. This crew of merrymakers will be making a stop at the Webster Bank Arena on Friday, but before they can even make their first basket, fans can […] [Read More]
The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Pre-Telecast

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

There may be a certain ennui that has descended, what with the mounds of snow ice and cold temperatures that don’t seem to want to leave. But, don’t let the doldrums of winter keep you inside this weekend, as activities and events abound throughout the region. Of note: Take in all manner of music in […] [Read More]