Category: Entertainment

Erika K. Wesley Joins Westport Country Playhouse as Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)

Newly created position is underwritten in part by a Connecticut Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant administered by CT Humanities Westport Country Playhouse has named Erika K. Wesley to a new, full-time position titled director of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). She will provide strategic and operational leadership of all EDI policies, programs, training, and practices…

The Maritime Aquarium holiday season highlights

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will once again feature a shark-diving Santa, The Polar Express 4D Experience and a breakfast with Santa, exclusively for members, this holiday season. Shark-Diving Santa 2 high-rez color photos attached Santa Claus will join The Maritime Aquarium’s dive team to help demonstrate that sharks aren’t the blood-thirsty killers of myth.…

The History of the Star Spangled Banner Explored in New Virtual Lecture

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting the virtual lecture, “The History of the Star Spangled Banenr” with guest presenter Ed Hynes on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Tickets are $5 per household and can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/history-of-the-star-spangled-banner-virtual-lecture-tickets-443742354327 or at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org. Join the Norwalk…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to Present Tea Featuring Talk on Fashion Influencers Across History

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host its annual Tea on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2-4 p.m. at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT, titled, Fashion Influencers Across History: Social Tea. Co-chaired by LMMM Trustees Pam Murrin and Victoria Vandamm, this event will feature a luxurious whirlwind of delicious refreshments, a silent auction, a hat…

Magdalena Gómez’ returns to Norwalk in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month

NORWALK, CT – In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month Magdalena Gómez’ returns to the South Norwalk (SoNo) Library, 10 Washington Street, Saturday, October 8 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss her new book. “Mija: A Memoir Noir”. At once heartbreaking and hilarious, “Mi’ja” chronicles the first nineteen years of Gomez’s life—a life…

WCSU to host special career panel and networking event  for Hispanic Heritage Month

DANBURY, CT – As part of its Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, Western Connecticut State University will host a special panel event entitled “Career Viewpoints From Trailblazing Hispanic Leaders.” Sponsored by the Savings Bank of Danbury, the event will feature four regional Hispanic community leaders representing hot industries, offering powerful insight and advice for students and…