Rico Lewis’ Smoovtime to bring funk and fun to Acoustic Cafe

Drummer Rico Lewis, pictured, who was the longtime MC for George Clinton and his P-Funk All Stars has recently set out with his new band Smoovtime, which carries with it a high-energy, modern-day funk feel with a healthy nod toward tradition. The band’s website promises “a new wave of funk,” and those who are curious […] [Read More]
Categories: Music

GBS special: One Night Only

Greater Bridgeport Symphony patrons who purchase or renew a subscription for the 2015-2016 season at Saturday’s concert will receive a complimentary CD that includes Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante or a DVD with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony. And the GBS will waive the standard $10 ticketing charge. See: gbs.org Saturday’s concert, 4/18, will take place at the Klein […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Alexander Moutouzkine

Liszt is on the program, Moutouzkine is on the keys in Greenwich

The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will welcome Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine for its final concerts of the season on April 18 and 19. A top prize-winning musician, Moutouzkine (pictured, credit: E. Appel) will be the featured soloist on Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, one of three pieces that will be performed. Gluck-Mottl’s Battle Suite No. […] [Read More]
Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine

‘Sneaky Chef’ among speakers at ‘Conversations’ event in Danbury

Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine, originator of the Sneaky Chef Method and series of books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals,” will be among the speakers at the annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” in Danbury. Organized by the Women’s Business Council, an […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food, General, Local Talent

Get your dose of art through May at the Easton Library

A nearly 40-year resident of Fairfield, artist Anthony Santomauro has spent about the same amount of time creating a rich portfolio of works, ranging from pastels to charcoals to acrylics. Over his career, he has amassed a number of awards from groups around the country, including the Silvermine Guild of Artists of New Canaan and […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, General, Local Talent

Brinsko’s newspaper photography subject of historical society event

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/The-art-of-vintage-newspaper-photography-6002277.php Above: The late Post-Telegram photographer Ed Brinsko captured this image of John F. Kennedy during a stop on his campaign for president at the Bridgeport train station. Brinsko will be the subject of a Bridgeport Community Historical Society event in May. The Bridgeport Community Historical Society will host a photo video/slide show on the […] [Read More]
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Familial folk: Father-daughter duo set for Stamford concert

Above, father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma Hart will bring their sounds of Americana when they perform in concert at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford, Conn., on Friday, April 17, 2015. The sounds of bluegrass will soon fill the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford when father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma […] [Read More]
25th Anniversary Of Toxic Waste Landfill Commemorated

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

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]
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