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Stamford’s Young Artists music group launches season

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Young Artists Philharmonic practices under the direction of Principal Conductor Christian Capocaccia at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, Conn. in 2012. The group will kick off its 55th season on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Italian Center in Stamford, Conn. (File photo) Five musical performing groups will come together on Sunday, Oct. 26, to launch […] [Read More]
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Shelton actress heads to NYC to make a play for ‘super’ role

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The original Supergirl hailed from Krypton, but could the next one come from a more familiar locale? Shelton actress Anna Lakomy will be using the super power of social media to make the case that she should be the next Supergirl for what appears to be a new television project focused on Superman’s equally powerful […] [Read More]
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Singers, dancers bring music of Rodgers and Hart to life

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Pictured, Lucia Palmieri and Patric Hale give it their all during a Rodgers & Hart musical celebration “Sing for your Supper,” which will run through Oct. 26, 2014, at the First Congregational Church Auditorium in Old Greenwich, Conn. Lucia Palmieri has sung from the stage at a sold-out Carnegie Hall show, entertained throngs in Central […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery offers its walls to women

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A celebration of female artists and the diverse work they can create continues at Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery through Friday, Oct. 31. “Yes She Can” features the work of 12 artists, who approach global, political and cultural landscapes in diverse ways. It is a show, according to organizers, that is committed to giving women artists […] [Read More]
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Darien actress plays third wheel to ‘Partners in Crime’

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It’s one thing to be hired as a personal assistant, quite another to be filmed while doing it. But, for an improv pro such as Karen Summerton, it’s all part of the territory. “I had a lot of fun,” she said of her varied chores, adding that it was less about the tasks and more […] [Read More]
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Improv group gets down to work in Stamford Oct. 24

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Just what does it take to work well in the world of work? One group of young people soon will be discovering that answer in a way that will hardly seem like, well, work. Sea Tea Improv, a Hartford, Conn.-based performing company (pictured), is set to put a spotlight on career aspirations, office politics and […] [Read More]
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Rowayton arts sale set to raise funds, inspire creativity

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Pictured, the Rowayton Arts Center of Rowayton, Conn., will be presenting Arts and Ends, a tag sale to benefit its scholarship program, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Rowayton Community Center. Items such as paint and other art-related objects will be for sale. Tools of the trade belong to Margaret Tsirantonakis, a member of […] [Read More]
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Thousands of slurps have spoken: Chowdafest champs announced

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Of the 30 soups up for accolades, four rose to the top this past weekend. The champs of this year’s Chowdafest, which attracted thousands to Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach during its first year there, include the New England clam chowder from Donovan’s of South Norwalk; Gray Goose of Fairfield’s Manhattan clam chowder; chorizo and shrimp chowder […] [Read More]
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Martha Stewart to sign copies of ‘One Pot’ at Stew Leonard’s Norwalk

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Martha Stewart attends the Ralph Rucci fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on Sept. 8, 2013 in New York City. She will be in Norwalk signing copies of her book, “One Pot 20+ Easy Meals from Your Skollet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot and More,” on Saturday, Oct. 25, […] [Read More]
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Fall for new art this weekend in Greenwich

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If the Columbus Day holiday weekend has you thinking about exploration, the Bruce Museum will be bringing the discoveries to you. The 33rd annual Outdoor Arts Festival will arrive on the museum’s grounds on Saturday, Oct. 11, and stick around the next day to give treasure hunters a chance to snap up the goods. Nearly […] [Read More]