Reggie Jackson

Baseball legend Reggie Jackson makes time for a stop in Greenwich

It may be June, but “Mr. October,” will be making a stop in Greenwich this week to launch a new luxury timepiece. Former Major League Baseball player Reggie Jackson will be at Manfredi Jewels on Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m., to celebrate the launch of the Constant Escapement L.M. watch, which is a collaboration […] [Read More]

Revue covering 75 years of classic Disney songs to open

Pictured, the cast of Disney’s On the Record gathers for a rehearsal. This musical revue will be at White Plains Performing Arts Center in White Plains, N.Y., June 20, 2014. The performers are, from left, standing, Paulette Oliva and Joseph Bellini. Seated, from left, Chris Pagan, Chelsey Lynn Alfredo, Gina Noto, Alvaro Francisco, Triona O’Callagahan […] [Read More]
Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper joins board of Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Known for his work in the movies, including two Oscar-nominated performances in “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle,” Bradley Cooper has just picked up a new role. This month, he joined the board of directors of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a camp founded by the late philanthropist, actor and Westport resident Paul […] [Read More]

Local musician sings ‘Dark Horse’ in 20 styles, gains millions of YouTube views

Three months ago, Anthony Vincent was working hard as a musician, creating unique, customized songs and jingles and looking for opportunities to perform with his band. And then he came upon an idea – an idea that as of this week has gotten him more than 8.2 million views on YouTube. “This kind of exposure […] [Read More]

Fairfield’s Kristen Graves to release new CD at benefit concert for Operation Hope

Fairfield’s Kristen Graves, who is in her second year as Connecticut’s state troubadour, will release her eighth studio project, “Now Ain’t the Time for Tears” at a benefit concert on Saturday at the Pequot Library in Southport. The evening will serve as a celebration of music, as well as a benefit for Operation Hope, which […] [Read More]

Volunteer for ‘The Walking Dead Escape’ in Hartford

The scene in Hartford at month’s end is likely to be a bit dead, but you can still find plenty of action. For that is when the Walking Dead Escape is set to arrive – an interactive zombie obstacle course that has been touching down in venues around the country. Developed by Skybound, an imprint […] [Read More]

Norwalk’s Stew Leonard’s, always a hive of activity, gets a visit by some real busy bees

Any grocer would undoubtedly welcome the influx of 50,000 new store visitors. And, Stew Leonard’s is no exception. In this case, however, the new guests are not necessarily there to cross things off their shopping lists. On Friday at 11 am., the Norwalk grocery story will unveil one of the world’s largest observation beehives, according […] [Read More]

Aspiring Shakespearean actors make haste; time nears f’r thy chance to shine

Pictured, actors James Andreassi and Paul Pryce in a scene from 2013′sĀ Elm Shakespeare Company’s “Julius Caesar.” The company is calling on all aspiring actors to participate in a dramatic event on Friday. You can do a whole lot in 15 minutes – find fame, make Jamie Oliver’s sausage gnocchi dish, run a load of laundry […] [Read More]
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Darien-filmed short spotlights cinematic pioneer Mabel Normand

If you had been a fan of cinema some 100 years ago, it would have been difficult to catch a film that had not been influenced by Mabel Normand in some way. A talented actor who could be as funny as she was serious, she appeared in about 200 short- and feature-length films in the […] [Read More]

‘The Bachelorette’ filmed in Griswold Inn, Essex

The Griswold Inn has had its share of small- and large-screen moments over its more than 200-year history. Fans of the 1960s daytime drama “Dark Shadows,” may remember it as the “Collinsport Inn.” One can see scenes of Essex and the inn in the 1959 movie “It Happened to Jane” and the 1961 movie “Parrish.” […] [Read More]