Norwalk reggae singer Mystic Bowie releases meditative new song

on
Make the transition into Monday a little smoother with Mystic Bowie‘s meditative new single, “More To Life.” Produced by Funkyska, the song finds the Norwalk reggae singer and Connecticut Music Award winner ruminating on the possibilities that exist beyond the day to day (listen to it, below). “We work, we earn, yet there’s a lot […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
Do you want to see Elton John, watch the magnificence of the “Great Thowdini,” or enjoy some time with “Good Ol’ Freda?” Well, you can do all that and more this weekend. It will just take some planning. Music: Elton John leads the pack with his performance at the Webster Bank Arena on Friday night, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Husband and wife team with ‘Big’ exhibition in New Canaan

on
Working side by side in a barn on their Weston property, there isn’t much separating Drew and Audrey Klotz — save for the mediums in which they work. There is a harmony that exists between Drew’s vibrant kinetic sculptures and Audrey’s over-sized abstract paintings. “After 15 years of marriage, it tends to happen that way,” […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Snap up decorating ideas at Southport showcase this weekend

on
Above, celebrity interior designer Thom Filicia will be in Southport this weekend serving as honorary chairman of the designer showcase “Rooms with a View.” Was this the weekend you were finally going to pull that living room together, maybe the den? Have you been canvasing your favorite home decor store, looking for the accessories that […] [Read More]

Art Shop on view at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works

on
Art lovers can browse before they buy at Franklin Street Works‘ Art Shop, on view now through Dec. 1. Items in the shop — including hundreds of new and existing multiples made by artists who have worked with the Stamford art space over the last two years — will go on sale Saturday, Nov. 23, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Works by Chuck Close and His Turnaround Arts Kids on view at Bridgeport’s Housatonic Museum

on
Substitute teachers usually have a hard time commanding the respect and attention of their students. But not many substitute teachers boast the credentials of Chuck Close. The world-famous contemporary artist recently mentored 600-plus students from kindergarten through the eighth grades at Bridgeport’s Roosevelt School, helping them to create works of art that are now on […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stamford’s Lorca cafe to host monthly book club

on
What goes better with a great cup of coffee than a great book? Lorca — Downtown Stamford’s purveyor of delicious drip brewed coffee and chocolate dipped churros — is hosting a book club, Books N Brews, very second Monday of the month, 6-7 p.m., beginning in December. There will be an information session for the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

UConn Stamford grad Anna Lakomy takes a shot at film career

on
Anna Lakomy, a 2010 UConn Stamford graduate, may have studied psychology at the school, but for the past year or so, her time and efforts have been less about studying real people and more about exploring the minds, motives and behaviors of fictional characters. Since March 2012, Lakomy of Shelton has been pursuing an acting […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Film, Local Talent, Movies