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Darien actress on ‘SNL’ sketch ‘Waking Up with Kimye’

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Over the past few weeks, “Saturday Night Live” has had a lot of fun mocking Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, making the swollen-headed celebrity couple the butt of their “Waking Up with Kimye” sketch. This past Saturday, Darien-raised actress Karen Summerton got in on the joke, playing a Kardashian family member on the latest installment […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The holiday fun continues this weekend (Christmas is less than a week away!), with musical spectaculars, plays, dance performances and family friendly art exhibitions. Oh, and let’s not forget about the homecoming of a well-known “Cheers” actor. Holiday music: In what has become a long-standing holiday tradition, Greenwich native Rob Mathes returns to to lead […] [Read More]
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Stepping Stones celebrates the season with ‘Holiday Happenings’

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Stepping Stones Museum for Children is taking the whole getting-into-the-holiday-spirit thing very seriously. The Museum, at 303 West Ave., Norwalk, is promising a few weeks worth of holiday festivities. Kids can slip and slide on their new sock skating rink, climb inside their play-size igloo, pose for photos at a bevy of wintery scenes, see holiday […] [Read More]
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Get your 2014 in order with ‘New Year, New You’ talk in Stamford

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The Ferguson Library is helping you get your 2014 in order with a panel of self-improvement authors, “New Year, New You,” on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. Whether you want to shed extra pounds, manage money effectively or reshape your career, the Library has all the bases covered with three authors who will put […] [Read More]
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Whitney Wolanin to play holiday songs at Westfield Mall

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Up-and-coming pop singer Whitney Wolanin will perform at The Westfield Connecticut Post Mall on Sunday, Dec. 22, 3 p.m. Wolanin, who is best known for his viral YouTube smash, “Wrong Guy,” will get into the spirit of the season with selection of holiday tunes at the Milford Center Court. The concert is being hosted by […] [Read More]
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Where to see ‘Anchorman 2′ in Connecticut

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After pursuing a marketing campaign as big as Ron Burgundy’s ego, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” is finally hitting movie theaters Wednesday. There are plenty of places to catch this “classy” comedy — a movie that features gang fights, trashy news segments and a road trip in a recreational vehicle filled with bowling balls and scorpions. […] [Read More]
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Your guide to New Year’s Eve 2014 in Connecticut

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You know what to expect in New York City: the traffic, the mobs, the absolute insanity. So, why not stick close to home on New Year’s Eve? After all, there’s plenty to do in Connecticut, from concerts and comedy shows to bar bashes and all-night dance parties. Here are a few ways to spend the […] [Read More]
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A dinner theater version of ‘White Christmas’ in Stratford

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Above: Sabrina Toole and Emily Lessard play the sisters Betty and Judy Haynes in “White Christmas.” Shelton director Nancy Lessard’s first foray into dinner theater at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford was a hit last summer, and she is back with a new production of the holiday classic “White Christmas” that will be presented Saturday, […] [Read More]
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