Category: Entertainment

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk invites submissions for “Nudibranch Photo Contest”

NORWALK, CT – Professional and amateur dive photographers are invited to enter their portraits of colorful, ornate sea slugs called nudibranchs in a special online photo contest sponsored by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The Aquarium’s “Nudibranch Photo Contest” is tied to a current special exhibit at the Connecticut attraction that features live nudibranchs, a…

Exploring Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England Virtual Lecture Hosted by the Norwalk Historical Society

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Women’s History Month the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting the virtual lecture, ” ‘Giving Entertainment to Satan’: Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England” with guest presenter Dr. Leslie Lindenauer of Western CT State University on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 5:30pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom. Mention Salem…

Actor Christopher Atkins celebrates 60 at Wake-Cup-Coffee in Fairfield

Actor Christopher Atkins celebrated his 60th birthday this past Sunday with a special private event at Fairfield’s Wake-Cup-Coffee, located on the southbound side of the Fairfield Metro Train station. Close friends, family and honored guests attended the special occasion both in person and virtually. Among the attendees was Connecticut State Senator Tony Hwang. Some of…

ACT of CT presents Stephen Schwartz’s SNAPSHOTS: A Musical Scrapbo

Ridgefield, CT – ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of CT is excited to announce their newest endeavor, a world premiere musical experience exclusively for ACT of CT audiences. Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook is an original musical which incorporates over two dozen of Stephen Schwartz’s songs, including songs from Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, The Baker’s Wife, Rags, Working,…

Gov. Lamont helps to officially open The Maritime Aquarium’s new 4D Theater

NORWALK, CT – As prowling sharks and even cartoon ice-age animals begin popping off the screen in The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk’s new 4D Theater, new and exciting opportunities similarly are taking form as the Aquarium completes its most significant and broadly supported expansions. The Feb. 22 ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the 169-seat theater…

Maritime Aquarium’s new “Winter Birding Cruises” give birders on-the-water access to migratory waterfowl on Long Island Sound

NORWALK, CT – Enjoy close on-the-water access to some of the waterfowl that seasonally migrate to Long Island Sound during “Winter Birding Cruises” offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. These new cruises, geared especially for birders, will seek out such species as long-tailed ducks, mergansers, loons, scaup, buffleheads and more – species that visit…

Maritime Aquarium marks Black History Month with live-streaming programs celebrating black scientists and authors

NORWALK, CT – Log in to learn the achievements of Black scientists and authors during upcoming live-streaming educational programs offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk during Black History Month. The Virtual programs offered during Black History Month are part of a changing suite of online programs offered weekly by the Aquarium. There’s no set…

“Connecticut’s Role in World War I”  Virtual Lecture by Christine Pittsley of the CT State Library – Hosted by the Weston Historical Society

WESTON, CT – As a lead-in to the Weston Historical Society’s 1920s exhibit, which will open later this year, the society is organizing a virtual lecture series that will explore events that influenced and shaped the Roaring 20s. The first virtual lecture, “Connecticut’s Role in World War I”, will be presented by Christine Pittsley of…