Headliners announced for 2015 “Danbury Fields Forever”

It’s about 13 weeks away, but the lineup for “Danbury Fields Forever” is beginning to take shape — including the recent announcement of two of the headliners, The Hofners and The Blue Meanies. This music, foods and arts festival, which returns to Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Aug. 15, celebrates the music of the […] [Read More]
Sting, Steve Borden Sr.

WWE is looking for its next star. Will you be it?

WWE Superstar Sting makes his first WrestleMania appearance at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Santa Clara, Calif. WrestleMania broke the Levi’s Stadium attendance record at 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 40 countries. (Don Feria/AP Images for WWE) Are you the next Roman Reigns or Eva Marie? The WWE has begun […] [Read More]
Alexander Moutouzkine

Liszt is on the program, Moutouzkine is on the keys in Greenwich

The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will welcome Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine for its final concerts of the season on April 18 and 19. A top prize-winning musician, Moutouzkine (pictured, credit: E. Appel) will be the featured soloist on Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, one of three pieces that will be performed. Gluck-Mottl’s Battle Suite No. […] [Read More]
Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine

‘Sneaky Chef’ among speakers at ‘Conversations’ event in Danbury

Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine, originator of the Sneaky Chef Method and series of books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals,” will be among the speakers at the annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” in Danbury. Organized by the Women’s Business Council, an […] [Read More]

Get your dose of art through May at the Easton Library

A nearly 40-year resident of Fairfield, artist Anthony Santomauro has spent about the same amount of time creating a rich portfolio of works, ranging from pastels to charcoals to acrylics. Over his career, he has amassed a number of awards from groups around the country, including the Silvermine Guild of Artists of New Canaan and […] [Read More]

Familial folk: Father-daughter duo set for Stamford concert

Above, father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma Hart will bring their sounds of Americana when they perform in concert at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford, Conn., on Friday, April 17, 2015. The sounds of bluegrass will soon fill the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford when father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma […] [Read More]

Young musicians hit a score of high notes in Stamford competition

Above, the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic Concerto Competition recently revealed some of top young musicians in Fairfield (Conn.) and Westchester (N.Y.) counties. From left are first-place winner Annling Wang, of Scarsdale, N.Y.; third-place winner Adam Jackson of Scarsdale; and second-place winners Elena Gribelyuk, of Stamford and McKenna Mase of Trumbull. All four played piano during […] [Read More]

Aspiring poets urged to let their voices be heard

Whether an ode, limerick or sonnet, or crafted with free verse or rhyme, original poems are sought by the Greenwich Education Group and the Arch Street Teen Center as part of a poetry contest for high school students in grades 9 to 12. In celebration of National Poetry Month, emerging poets are urged to submit […] [Read More]