Larry Greeley and Jim Noble of Norwalk, Conn., will perform Drew Denbaum's "Loverly" which is one of about a dozen works that will be featured during the first Fringe Festival in Norwalk, Conn., as presented by the Theatre Artists Workshop. The event will run : Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Theatre Artists Workshop brings ‘Fringe’ elements to Norwalk

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There has been one in New York City since 1997, one in Orlando, Fla., since 1991 and Edinburgh, Scotland since 1947, and many others across the country. But, 2015, is the year Norwalk gets its first Fringe Festival. The Theatre Artists Workshop will be presenting its first festival of works for the stage, all “off-beat, […] [Read More]
Music on the Brain

Free lecture, concert in Greenwich to explore the power of music on the brain

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It has been said the music can soothe the savage beast, and any Bugs Bunny fans know the famous cartoon rabbit successfully employed just such a strategy on the Tasmanian “Taz” Devil, and a hostile gorilla. Beyond its therapeutic value for difficult cartoon characters, there is growing research that music, and, specifically, music education can […] [Read More]
Shekin Guab, of the High School of Art & Design in New York City, was selected to display artwork at the "iCreate" exhibition at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn. The show runs from Saturday, June 13 to Sunday, July 26, 2015.

Area students shine in ‘iCreate’ at Greenwich’s Bruce Museum

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Who knows who will set the art world on fire in the years to come, but through July 26, the Bruce Museum will be providing a look at those who may be able to take on that mantle. The “iCreate” art exhibition features about 40 artworks from high school students across Connecticut and New York. […] [Read More]

Alternate Routes at ‘Live on the Lawn’ concert June 27 at Fairfield U.

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In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University will host a “Live on the Lawn” free outdoor concert Saturday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m. The concert will take place on the great lawn behind the university library. In a news release, Peter Van Heerden, executive director […] [Read More]
More than 30 years after winning a Tony Award, the musical “Nine” will be staged by the Westport Community Theatre, 110 Myrtle Ave., Westport, through June 2015. The cast includes, from left, Lucia Palmieri, Janice Rudolph, Jodi Maxner (seated), Beth Bria, Bennett Pologe (seated), Karen Hanley, Betsy Simpson, Robie Livingstone, Sarah Hernandez (seated), and Lisa Dahlstrom, along with Ainsley Dahlstrom, who is standing in front.

Musical ‘Nine’ to be staged by Westport Community Theatre

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More than 30 years after winning a Tony Award, the musical “Nine” is coming to Westport. It opens at the Westport Community Theatre on June 5, with a cast of actors from across Fairfield County. Based on the book by Arthur Kopit, which, in turn, was based on the Federico Fellini film, 8 1/2, the […] [Read More]
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St. Baldrick’s to team with Greenwich’s Boys and Girls Club

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Pictured, volunteers take to their chairs at Western Middle School in Greenwich, Conn., in June 2014 as part of a signature head-shaving event organized by the St. Baldrick;s Foundation. The organization will host a similar event at the Boys and Girls Club in Greenwich, Conn., on June 3, 2015. Been thinking about a new look? […] [Read More]
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ACO ends season with 3 gifted young musicians

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Gifted young musicians from Stratford, Greenwich and Weston will be featured at the season finale of the American Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, June 6, at 8 p.m. in Fairfield. The three teens are winners of the ACO’s recent Concerto Competition: Brianna Tam, of Greenwich, will perform Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, 1st […] [Read More]
Robert Steven Williams, left, and Deej Webb are producing a documentary film about F. Scott Fitzgerald that will be screened at the Fairfield Theatre Company in Fairfield. Williams and Webb are standing in front of the Compo Road South house where Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, lived from May until early October 1920. Photo: Anne Amato

Fitzgeralds’ Westport sojourn is subject of new documentary

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Over the years, Westport certainly has housed quite a few famous residents, even those who have only managed short spells, such as author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. A documentary of the Fitzgeralds months-long stay in this Gold Coast town in 1920 is the subject of a new documentary, “Boats Against The Current,” […] [Read More]