The 1920s come roaring back at Silvermine Arts Center gala

At about the time Silvermine Arts Center was incorporated, in 1924, the joints known as speakeasies were jumping, having sprung up in response to Prohibition. Inside these illegal bars, the drinks would be flowing, the music would be roaring and entertainers would be captivating the crowds. Some 90 years later, entry to such an evening […] [Read More]

Stamford singer, songwriter teams with teens to raise awareness, funds for homelessness

Today marked the release of a new single from Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir, which will help to raise funds for a Miami charity that serves the poor and homeless. “Keep on Walking,” which is available on Bandcamp today,  was inspired by the black-and-white photographs taken by two brothers, Alexander and Christopher Kiener, whose […] [Read More]
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Harlem Wizards performing hoops magic in Stamford

An evening of magic is coming to Stamford’s Westhill High School, but don’t expect any card tricks, rabbits in hats or poofs of smoke. Instead, some high-flying athletes and local stars will be facing off to raise funds for Stamford schools. The Harlem Wizards are making a stop at the school on Saturday, April 26, […] [Read More]
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‘No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow’ rolls into Westport

No Fuss: The No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow is set to visit Westport’s Voices Cafe April 12, 2014. A whole lot of swapping, singing and show-stopping music will be going on at the Voices Cafe this weekend. The No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow is expected to alight on stage for what is described as “an […] [Read More]
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Participants sought for Greenwich’s ‘Great Love Debate’

Why debate about taxes when you can debate about love? A panel of dating experts are expected to gather in Greenwich on April 17 to talk about some of the contemporary issues facing those who are looking for love. “The Great Love Debate” will be held at the Cole Auditorium at the Greenwich Library, and […] [Read More]
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Nine is the magic number for Greenwich ensemble

If you are partial to the No. 9, the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony have a program for you. The ensemble is set to perform two nonets when it comes together for the final two concerts of the season, Sunday and Monday in Greenwich. That means nine musicians will gather to play pieces crafted […] [Read More]
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World premiere work offers new look at ‘Hamlet’ in Stamford

Do you have plans to celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday? If you haven’t made plans you may want to consider attending the world premiere of a new play, “Gertrude,” that will be performed two times this weekend as part of Joyful Noise’s Voices Then & Now series. This one-woman show, which is based on the character […] [Read More]
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Jazz greats Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans to be celebrated in concert this weekend

There will be no shortage of opportunities to revisit the mastery of two of America’s great jazz pianists and composers this weekend. The celebration begins at the Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, where the work of Bill Evans will be feted through song and verse. “From the Spring of Song” will […] [Read More]

Norwalk’s Carriage House launches 2014 season with ‘The Vagina Monologues’

The Carriage House Arts Center will launch its 2014 season later this week, with a benefit for the Center for Sexual Assault and Crisis Counseling. “The Vagina Monologues” will be performed Friday to Sunday at the Carriage House. Admission is $25, with a wine-and-cheese reception following the performances. You can check the website for show […] [Read More]

Westport Arts Center announces atists for SOLOS 2014

The Westport Arts Center recently announced the dozen artists who will be featured at the next SOLOS exhibition, amid a record-breaking call for submissions. The arts center received 154 submissions for its members-only show, meaning curator Patricia Hickson, who is a curator at the Contemporary Art Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, had her work cut out […] [Read More]