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Greenwich’s Ron Howard directing Bealtes documentary

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]
Categories: Movies, Music

Curtain Call’s youth program stages ‘Music Man’

Pictured, Meaghan Elliott of Westport, Conn., shares a scene with Brendan George of Stamford, Conn., in “The Music Man,” this year’s production of Stamford’s Curtain Call’s Summer Youth Theatre production. The duo play the leads Marian Paroo, the town’s librarian, and Harold Hill, a slick traveling salesman. It will run through to Aug. 16. Contributed […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Local Talent, Theater

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ on stage in Bethlehem

“Annie Get Your Gun” is on stage in Bethlehem this weekend and next, presented by Clay & Wattles Theater Company. The show’s set, seen above, was designed by Woodbury artist Matt Wood, a master muralist. His design features Western motifs and a portrait of Sitting Bull, who was a friend of Annie Oakley’s and performed […] [Read More]
Categories: General

‘Home Is Where The Art Is’ exhibit at Stratford’s FTS Gallery

The in-house tattoo artists from Stratford’s FTS will be displaying their latest artwork in an exhibition, “Home is Where The Art Is,” at the gallery starting this week. The exhibition, which ranges from 3D installations and skateboards to wood burnings and oil paintings, opens with a public reception on Saturday, Aug. 9, 6 p.m.-midnight. As […] [Read More]
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Greenwich exhibition takes a dip into summer’s scene

After a day at the beach, why not check out some art inspired by the scenes of summer? Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery will host an opening reception Thursday night for its latest show, “Just Add Water,” which features work by artists represented by the gallery as well as some special guests. Among the artists are […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, Local Talent

Tito Puente, Jr. headlining Norwalk Oyster Festival

The Norwalk Oyster Festival is already getting a taste of hard rock and 90s grunge. Now, it’s adding a little Latin flavor as Tito Puente, Jr. has been named the festival’s third and final headliner. Puente, Jr., the son of legendary mambo musician Tito Puente, will perform on Sunday, Sept. 7. The 43-year-old bandleader pays tribute […] [Read More]
Categories: Music
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Best of Summer: Italian Ice in Southwestern Connecticut

Our next installment of ‘Best of Summer’ focuses on a cold summer treat that comes straight from southern Europe: Italian ice. For our next installment of Best of Summer, we’re asking our readers to vote on their favorite place to get Italian Ice in Southwestern Connecticut. If you don’t see your favorite place listed in […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Whaleship Charles W. Morgan is bound for home

During the past three months, the Charles W. Morgan has pulled into numerous ports up and down the Northeast coast, but this week it is headed home. The last wooden whaleship in the world, at the tail end of its 38th voyage, is set to dock at Mystic Seaport’s Chubb’s Wharf on Aug. 6, when […] [Read More]