ABC's "The View" - Season 18

Geena Davis to serve as keynote speaker at annual luncheon in Greenwich

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Above, Geena Davis (ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”) appears on the Feb. 5, 2015, episode of “The View” on ABC. She will be the keynote speaker for the April 9, 2015, annual luncheon of The Fund for Women and Girls’ single fundraising event in Greenwich, Conn. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) Geena Davis, an award-winning […] [Read More]
Ernest Borgnine And Betsy Blair In 'Marty'

Lonely hearts: Stamford’s Avon Theater celebrates Oscar-winning ‘Marty’ with special event

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Above, Ernest Borgnine stands behind Betsy Blair in a scene from the film ‘Marty,’ from 1955. The film will be screened at the Avon Theater in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) Will the butcher and schoolteacher find love? In the film “Marty,” it is up to Ernest Borgnine […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s IMAX theater welcomes a visit from oceans’ acrobats

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Above, a mother humpback whale and her calf, journey beneath the waves in a scene from “Humpback Whales,” a movie playing at the IMAX theater at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Conn. Contributed photo/Brandon Cole Humpback whales typically make their homes in the oceans deep, but for next two months, humpback whales will be making […] [Read More]
Dreyfuss, Scheider & Shaw In 'Jaws'

Jaws anniversary draws Richard Dreyfuss to Maritime Aquarium

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Pictured, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw on board a boat in a still from the film, “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg, in 1975. (Photo by Universal Studios/Courtesy of Getty Images) The 40th anniversary of “Jaws” has already spawned quite a few special events, including a frothy throwback and a killer lounge act (you […] [Read More]
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Let the Oscar merriment begin; area film festivals put spotlight on nominees

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Pictured, Stamford’s Avon Theatre is in the midst of an Oscar-nominated film festival. One of this year’s nominated animated shorts, “The Bigger Picture,” a scene of which is shown, will be screened on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 19 at 8:15 p.m., along with the other nominees. There are several film […] [Read More]
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Story of the women’s rights movement hits the big screen at the Palace Danbury

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Pictured, the Chicago Women’s Liberation Rock Band played feminist music in the early 1970s. It is one of the stories told in the new documentary “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry.” Contributed photo/Virginia Blaisdell It may have come out last year, but a new documentary, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” revisits the women’s rights movement of […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Avon Theatre plans an evening for the birds

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Above, brown pelicans fly over the waters off the California coast in a scene from “Pelican Dreams,” a documentary that will be shown Feb. 4, 2015, at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, Conn. Contributed photo/Pelican Media Fender benders and other accidents may cause motorists to slow along San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, but on an […] [Read More]
David Koechner Emcees 11th Annual COMEDY FOR A CAUSE Benefiting The Hollywood Wilshire YMCA

David Koechner, ‘Anchorman’s Champ Kind, arrives in Conn. for stand-up at Foxwoods

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Pictured,  David Koechner attends the 11th annual “Comedy for a Cause, ” which benefited the Hollywood Wilshire YMCA, at The Laugh Factory on Oct. 21, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. Koechner will make a stop in Connecticut to Comix at Foxwoods for two shows on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for […] [Read More]
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Danny Aiello to talk movies and memoir at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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Danny Aiello will be finding a seat among the fans of his 1996 film “2 Days in the Valley,” when Stamford’s Avon Theatre hosts a screening of the movie and an appearance by its star on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Aiello, who has starred in more than 80 films throughout his more than […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Ron Howard directing Bealtes documentary

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Ron Howard has been a fan of the Beatles all his life. Now, the longtime filmmaker and former Greenwich resident will get to indulge his Fab Four obsession when he directs and produces a documentary on the group’s touring years between 1960 and 1966. Apple Corps, the company the represents the Beatles, along with White […] [Read More]
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