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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Mermaids, angry jurors, comics, artists, singers, actors and musicians will be coming together this weekend to serve up some entertainment across the area. Here’s a look to get you started: Musical happenings It is a rare town or city in the area that is not featuring music of some style or genre this weekend (and […] [Read More]
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Westport film series celebrates life and times of Julia Child

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In Westport, January is as much about enriching the mind as it is about the palate, thanks to the WestportREADS 2014 community reading event. With the memoir, “My Life in France,” by Julia Child, with Alex Prud’homme, as this year’s selection, plenty of activities are planned to celebrate the late celebrity chef’s life and work […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The calendar page may have changed, but the kinds of diversions, activities and programs planned for this first weekend of 2014 are similar to the ones you could have found in 2013. There will be music, art, theater, children’s activities and more. Still, with the cold, snowy weather, you may want to call ahead to […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Prince alights on the Mohegan Sun Arena stage this weekend for three shows ending Sunday. It has been a busy year for the performer, who earlier this year was honored with the Icon Award from Billboard. In late summer, he released a new single and is reportedly working on a new album. But he is […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Even though snow is forecast for the weekend, there will be plenty of activities to keep one busy, indoors and out. (Still, this week’s guide comes with the caveat that it would be wise to check before heading out, as the weather may force some cancellations and postponements.) Anyway, here goes … Christmas events and […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The leaves may be coming down, but entertainment opportunities are up, way up, with plenty of music, fairs, festivals, dance events and other fun activities planned throughout the area. For music, you will find Taj Mahal and Fredericks Brown in Fairfield, along with The Smithereens, Windsync, SHU Faculty Brass Quintet and the Sean Smith Quartet. […] [Read More]

UConn Stamford grad Anna Lakomy takes a shot at film career

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Anna Lakomy, a 2010 UConn Stamford graduate, may have studied psychology at the school, but for the past year or so, her time and efforts have been less about studying real people and more about exploring the minds, motives and behaviors of fictional characters. Since March 2012, Lakomy of Shelton has been pursuing an acting […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Art, music, comedy, wild animals … could you ask for more when it comes to the events and activities of this weekend and beyond? I guess you could, but you should have plenty enough to keep you and yours busy this weekend. Art: In Stamford, the Loft Artists Association will open the doors to their […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Spooks and kooks will be out in full force this weekend, the last before Halloween arrives, providing thrills and chills throughout the area. For those who are not in for a great scare, there is trick or treating atĀ Heckscher Farm in Stamford, Howl-O-Ween in Bridgeport, Halloween on the Green in Danbury, the Enchanted Castle and […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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We are not even into the throes of the super-packed weekends of November and December, and the number of events and activities scheduled for the weekend, and beyond, is nearly overwhelming. I don’t envy you in having to make some tough choices, but as a way of leading you in the right direction, here’s a […] [Read More]