Israeli Stage, hailing from Boston, will make a stop in Stamford with “Oh God,” Feb. 23

Pictured, Boston-based theater company Israeli Stage will be in Stamford on Monday, Feb. 23, for a reading of “Oh God” by Anat Gov on Feb. 23. The evening, which is presented by the JCC Greenwich in conjunction with the Palace Theatre, where it is being held, will feature two award-winning Boston-based actors Will Lyman and […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Theater

Spend a summer with Shakespeare by serving as an apprentice

Pictured, people gather on the lawn for the opening night of Shakespeare on the Sound’s presentation of Othello at Pinkney Park in Rowayton Tuesday June 15, 2010. Shows start at 730pm and continue through June 26 with no Monday performances. File photo Apprentices are sought for Shakespeare on the Sound, the outdoor summer Shakespeare program […] [Read More]

Authors of ‘Mah Jongg: The Art of the Game’ will do a signing on Saturday, Feb. 14, at House of Books in Kent

There will be a book signing Saturday, Feb. 14, for “Mah Jongg: The Art of the Game” at House of Books, from 3 to 4 p.m. This book fully captures the story of the exotic and exciting game of Mah Jongg, offering an intimate look at its history, as well as the visual beauty of the […] [Read More]
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Best of Valentine’s Day: Romantic restaurants

UPDATE: And the winner is….L’Escale in Greenwich! It’s that time of year again when couples flock to local restaurants for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. There are plenty of eateries that set the mood, but we want to know where you like to take your sweetheart. For this installment of Best of Valentine’s Day we […] [Read More]
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Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin to make a stop in October at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Feb. 20

You can catch Ricky Martin on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” tomorrow, but you will have to wait another week before you can pick up tickets for his Mohegan Sun show in October. (He’s pictured above performing at the iHeart Radio Fiesta Latina concert at the Forum on Nov. 22, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. Photo by […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Music

Calling all Mark Twain fans: Save March 28 on your calendar

On Saturday, March 28, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society will have a living history lunch buffet when  Herstory Theater presents “Katy Leary & Mark Twain.” Katy Leary, born into an Irish-American family in Elmira, New York, served as the Clemens’ maid from 1880 until Samuel Clemens’ death in 1910. The performance will be based on […] [Read More]
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Let the Oscar merriment begin; area film festivals put spotlight on nominees

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]
Categories: Event, General, Movies

Aspiring toy makers sought; contest winners to be announced March 8 in Westport

Pictured, The Westport Arts Center is once again calling for young artists to submit designs for its fourth Annual Toy Makers Competition by Feb. 24, 2015. Winners and judges of the third annual Westport Arts Center Toy Makers Competition pose for a picture at the 2014 Family Art Day. From left, top row, : Eddie […] [Read More]
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