Douglas Fairbanks, right, stars as a swash-buckling pirate in the aptly named “The Black Pirate,” a 1926 silent film that will be shown at Mill River Park in Stamford, Connecticut, on Friday, July 24, 2015. It features a live score by the Alloy Orchestra. The festivities begin at 7 p.m.; movie at sunset.

Stamford’s Mill River Park to welcome Alloy Orchestra and ‘The Black Pirate’

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The movie may be nearly 90 years old, but the music that will be accompanying it will be entirely current. The Alloy Orchestra, from Cambridge, Mass., will be making its way to Stamford on Friday, July 24, to provide live musical entertainment for the silent 1926 Douglas Fairbanks‘ film, “The Black Pirate.” It is being […] [Read More]
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Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blue Oyster Cult are among acts for Fairfield’s The Warehouse

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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 Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes on Oct. 2 and continues with Blue Oyster Cult (pictured) on Oct. 16. You can read […] [Read More]
The new Levitt Pavilion, following several years of planning and construction, inaugurated its $9 million venue in 2014. It comes back in 2015 with a new season that kicks off on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Westport’s Levitt Pavilion opens for season on June 28

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The Levitt Pavilion, which has been providing mostly free, outdoor summer entertainment from its perch alongside Westport’s Saugatuck River since the early 1970s, is once again rolling out a season of song, dance, film, comedy and the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series. However, it will start with one of its few ticketed evenings. The tickets […] [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]
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Stamford’s Harbor Point readies for a summer of fun, food and festivities

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Above, Stamford Conn.’s Harbor Point residential and commercial neighborhood, located in the city’s South End, has announced a full slate of activities through the summer, including a car show, road races, art festival and paddleboard demonstrations. It may still be spring, but Stamford’s Harbor Point area already has plans for the summer. In June and […] [Read More]
25th Anniversary Of Toxic Waste Landfill Commemorated

‘Love Canal’ revisited during talk, screening at Fairfield University

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Above, Lois Gibbs, a former resident and community leader, looks at Love Canal during a  commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the toxic waste landfill Aug. 1, 2003 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.  Love Canal was America’s most notorious toxic dump. Gibbs will be at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday, April 29, as a […] [Read More]
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]