In weeks, performers will gather for ‘A Little Night Music’ in Greenwich

Pictured, pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on “”A Little Night Musi”” at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit or call 203-637-3661. It will be an […] [Read More]

Spend a summer with Shakespeare by serving as an apprentice

Pictured, people gather on the lawn for the opening night of Shakespeare on the Sound’s presentation of Othello at Pinkney Park in Rowayton Tuesday June 15, 2010. Shows start at 730pm and continue through June 26 with no Monday performances. File photo Apprentices are sought for Shakespeare on the Sound, the outdoor summer Shakespeare program […] [Read More]

Aspiring toy makers sought; contest winners to be announced March 8 in Westport

Pictured, The Westport Arts Center is once again calling for young artists to submit designs for its fourth Annual Toy Makers Competition by Feb. 24, 2015. Winners and judges of the third annual Westport Arts Center Toy Makers Competition pose for a picture at the 2014 Family Art Day. From left, top row, : Eddie […] [Read More]

Area talents light up, earn top prizes in Festival of Lighthouses contest

Several area residents are among the winners in this year’s Festival of Lighthouses contest, which has taken place for the past 13 years at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. This year, more than 12,000 votes were cast by aquarium visitors, whose decisions determine the winners. Out of 24 large model lighthouses, six earned honors and […] [Read More]

Amid the deep of winter, Westport Arts Center takes a trip seaside to ‘Coney Island’

Pictured, Stephen Wilkes, “Coney Island Boardwalk, NY, Day to Night 2011,” is one of about 50 works on display at the Westport Arts Center through March. The photographs take a look at the history of this seaside amusement park. Contrributed photo/Stephen Wilkes courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery Westport Arts Center will present the side dish to […] [Read More]

Ceramics society to gather in Greenwich to get a peek at pottery

It is an art form that has crossed continents and centuries, taking shape as maiolica in Renaissance Italy, Delftware in 17th-century Netherlands or Hispano-Moresque ware in Spain, but its creation at the hands of Islamic artisans came much earlier. The Connecticut Ceramics Study Circle will explore the “Global Adaptation and Adoption of Tin-Glazed Pottery” during […] [Read More]

Broadway star Sutton Foster to light the way for benefit concert in Westport

The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County will be benefiting from star power this month, when Sutton Foster, who has earned two Tony Awards, will headline its benefit concert on Feb. 12. Foster, pictured, who won awards for her performances in “Anything Goes” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” will be joined by about 80 high school […] [Read More]

Local canines among the competitors in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XI

Pictured, Lewis, a 12-week-old Shar-pei now living with the a family of Stamford, Conn., is among the dogs that will be duking it out during Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XI. Several other dogs, who have been adopted by local families, are part of the roster, as well. Contributed photo There are few sporting events that […] [Read More]