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Stamford native’s travel show picks up the tempo with award-winning season

Pictured, Mickela Mallozzi learns the Schuhplattler dance in Vorau, Austria In the past two years, Stamford native Mickela Mallozzi has worked to launch a new travel company, as well as a new travel

Danbury scenic designer among team for this year’s Connecticut Free Shakespeare production

Pictured, Hannah Dubner and Mark Friedlander play the star-crossed lovers Rosalind and Orlando in the Connecticut Free Shakespeare 2014 production of “As You Like It.” The company will present

Sound Beach Community Band to offer up some sounds for summer in Old Greenwich

Pictured, the Sound Beach Community Band plays during the Town of Greenwich fireworks display at Binney Park, Old Greenwich, Conn., Saturday, July 5, 2014. The band returns for a performance on

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blue Oyster Cult are among acts for Fairfield’s The Warehouse

In anticipation of the opening later this year of The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company’s new performing arts space, the FTC has announced its first set of shows in the space. It begins with
Wolfe Park in Monroe, Conn., where people fish in 2012 along Great Hollow Lake, will be the scene of two theater productions during the summer of 2015. The first, "Hairspray," begins Thursday, July 23, 2015.

Two Planks Theater Company returns to Monroe’s Wolfe Park July 23 with ‘Hairspray’

The Two Planks Theater Company is back for its second season at Wolfe Park in Monroe featuring the talents of young people from Monroe and Bridgeport. The season opens with “Hairspray,” a family
Mary Lou Alberetti, an artist from New Fairfield, Conn., will be displaying her work such as "Arches," in a show at the @287 Gallery & Meeting Place in Danbury, Conn. The exhibition, which runs through October 9, 2015, also features work by her husband and fellow artist Robert Alberetti. An opening reception is planned for Friday, July 24, 2015.

In Danbury, get double the dose of art starting July 24

It will be double the art and double the “views,” at the next art exhibition at Danbury’s @287 Gallery and Meeting Place. Curators Maureen and Bill McCann selected New Fairfield artists Mary Lou and
Domenico Belli of Salem, New York, will be bringing some of his metal sculpture, such as the one pictured here, "Green Balance," to the first Stamford Art Festival in Stamford, Conn., on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, 2015. More than 100 artisans are set to display items from various genres.

First Stamford Art Festival at Harbor Point will bring wares to the waterfront

When a new arts festival in Stamford pops up along the waterfront July 25 and 26, it will be easy to see, considering more than 100 juried artists are expected to be showing their wares. You can get
The Bearcats Jazz Band will perform at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Conn., on July 22, 2015.

Bearcats Jazz Band return to Greenwich to play some hot jazz for a hot summer evening

Get ready for a return of the Bearcats — the Bearcats Jazz Band that is. The group  is set to entertain the crowds Wednesday, July 22, as part of a concert series put on by Greenwich’s Parks and
Hilton Valentine of the Animals attends the 2010 Rock Con: The National Rock & Roll Fan Fest at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center on July 31, 2010 in East Rutherford, N.J. Valentine will be in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 15, 2015, for the "Fab 4 Festival."

Hilton Valentine of The Animals will help celebrate ‘Fab 4 Music Festival’ in Danbury

Hilton Valentine, the lead guitarist of The Animals, will add some star power as a special guest of honor for the Fab 4 Music Festival set for Aug. 15 in Danbury. The festival will celebrate the 50th
Guests tried cornmeal pupusa with pulled pork, tomato sauce, creme fraiche, cole slaw and cracklins at day two of 2014's Greenwich Wine + Food Festival at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Conn.

Greenwich Wine and Food Festival whets foodies’ appetites with ‘innovative’ announcement

Pictured, Guests tried cornmeal pupusa with pulled pork, tomato sauce, creme fraiche, cole slaw and cracklins at day two of 2014’s Greenwich Wine + Food Festival at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in