"The Cat's Meow," by Amy Traggianese, will be featured in the summer show at Norwalk's Maritime Garage Gallery. The exhibit opens Thursday, May 29, with a free evening reception.

Norwalk Maritime Garage Gallery looking for art that reflects ‘Flux’

Get those works in flux into focus. The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is looking for artists, ages 18 and older, to submit work for its next exhibition, which will be titled “Flux.” (Pictured, “The Cat’s Meow, ” by Amy Traggianese, was previously featured in the summer show at Norwalk’s Maritime Garage […] [Read More]
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Bestselling author Paula McLain brings ‘Circling the Sun’ to Darien July 28

Paula McLain‘s nationwide book tour for her latest work will rise in the East (Darien, that is) before she sets out for spots south and west. She will launch “Circling the Sun,” at the Darien Community Association on Tuesday, July 28. The bestselling author of “The Paris Wife,” is being presented by Barrett Bookstore. The […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players will present “Bye Bye Birdie” in August

Pictured, the Off-Beat Players rehearse “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich in July 2014. The group returns with this summer’s production “Bye Bye Birdie” on Aug. 5. Bob Luckey/Staff file photo The Off-Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich based theater company that features teen and young adult performers of all abilities, […] [Read More]
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International Shakespeare students on stage Aug. 1-9 in Stratford

International Ensemble Performs Shakespeare in Stratford Young members of the 2015 Imaginary Forces Ensemble of Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford (SA@S) will perform their adaptations of “Twelfth Night” and “Henry the Fifth” from Aug. 1-9 on the grounds of the American Shakespeare Festival Theater in Stratford. The performances mark the culmination of the theater training program’s […] [Read More]
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Jacobsen on the podium for GBS’ 70th gala season; subscriptions available

One of America’s hottest young conductors returns to the Greater Bridgeport Symphony for his second season with the venerable orchestra on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport. The 70th gala season will offer many classics presented in innovative programs that will have audiences enthralled, said the GBS’ new […] [Read More]
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Stamford native’s travel show picks up the tempo with award-winning season

Pictured, Mickela Mallozzi learns the Schuhplattler dance in Vorau, Austria In the past two years, Stamford native Mickela Mallozzi has worked to launch a new travel company, as well as a new travel dance series, “Bare Feet,” which debuted on the television channel NYC Life in spring 2014. Mallozzi, a longtime dance instructor, has teamed her […] [Read More]
Smokey Robinson performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. Robinson is expected to give a performance on Oct. 10, 2015, at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Conn.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Smokey Robinson will help Ridgefield Playhouse celebrate its anniversary

In a little over two months, the Ridgefield Playhouse will offer music fans a chance to see a “living legend,” but first you have to secure your seat. Tickets, at $250, are now on sale for Smokey Robinson, who, in addition to earning a Grammy Living Legend Award, has notched nearly 40 Top 40 hits […] [Read More]
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Danbury scenic designer among team for this year’s Connecticut Free Shakespeare production

Pictured, Hannah Dubner and Mark Friedlander play the star-crossed lovers Rosalind and Orlando in the Connecticut Free Shakespeare 2014 production of “As You Like It.” The company will present “Mornings of April and May,” beginning Aug. 5, 2015 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Emmy Award-winning scenic designer, Liz Popiel, of Danbury and New York City, will […] [Read More]
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