Big Nazo will be featured during CityCenter Danbury's " Thumbs up Thursday" family fun night as part of the city's downtown summer concert series. A rock and roll band, plus so much more, will perform on Aug. 13, 2015, at the ciity green at Ives Street.

Big Nazo to bring music, puppets and inter-galactic fun to Danbury in August

They are billed as having a worldwide following, but perhaps it should be “worlds” wide. Described in a recent release as “galatic masked-mutant musicians,” Big Nazo will appear in Danbury on Thursday, Aug. 13, to offer up some family entertainment into the city’s ongoing summer concert series. Hailing from Providence, R.I., the band will perform […] [Read More]

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 “Mornings of April and May,” beginning Aug. 5, 2015 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Emmy Award-winning scenic designer, Liz Popiel, of Danbury and New York City, will […] [Read More]

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 Sunday, July 26, 2015. Sound Beach Community Band will perform at the Showmobile at Binney Park in Greenwich Sunday, July 26. It is one […] [Read More]
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’

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]
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 friendly musical on July 23, which will be followed by two more nights of performances. (Rain dates are July 26 and 27). […] [Read More]

Travel photography: free tips from a pro 7/31 in Westport

When you find yourself at one of the most magnificent sites/sights in the world — whether the Grand Canyon, the Eiffel Tower or your neighbor’s glorious garden — a desire to capture the scene often follows. “Wouldn’t that make for a gorgeous photograph for the living room wall?” might be your reaction. If so, award-winning […] [Read More]
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Seaport Car Club to present Aug. 1 show at Fairfield University

Above: This 1931 Model A won an award at this year’s Greenwich Concours d’Elegance. It is owned by Karen and Mark Milosky, who is president of the Connecticut Seaport Car Club. Pictured, from left, in vintage clothing are Parker and Gwen Ackley, owners Karen and Mark Milosky, and former model Diana Heisinger. The Connecticut Seaport […] [Read More]
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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 Recreation Department. The concert runs 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. The group has […] [Read More]