Category: Entertainment

HCC Art Professor Lydia Viscardi Opens New Show on August 28  Solo art exhibition at Five Points Gallery: “Here and Hereafter”

TORRINGTON, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) studio art adjunct professor Lydia Viscardi will present “Here and Hereafter,” a solo exhibition of mixed media painting and works on paper at Five Points Gallery from August 28 – October 3, 2020. The gallery, located at 33 Main St. in Torrington, CT, is free and open to…

Outdoor concert extended at Curtain Call

Curtain Call’s Summer Cabaret sold out in two days, so the organization has added one more performance, Sunday evening, August 16, at 7:30pm. Using the outdoor stage built for their annual Shakespeare on the Green series, Stamford’s nonprofit theatre company is keeping live performances going while their indoor stages are dark. “When the pandemic forced…

Shakespeare returns to Stamford for two weekends

In the 16th century, a young couple in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, lost two of their children to the bubonic plague. They did everything they could to protect their third child, William, from the disease. Luckily for us, the Shakespeare family’s young William, survived. “We too, are surviving, but barely,” said Curtain Call executive director, Lou Ursone, of his…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Wins Prestigious Award for  Women Suffrage Exhibit

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum proudly announces that it has won a prestigious award from the Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO) for the exhibition titled, From Corsets to Suffrage: Victorian Women Trailblazers. CLHO Executive Director Amrys Williams said, “As the first major exhibition in Connecticut to deal with the suffrage centennial, From…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to reopen its tours and galleries with new exhibition in collaboration with Silvermine Arts Center

Norwalk, CT – After temporarily closing on March 23, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is pleased to announce that it will reopen for tours at noon on Wed., July 29, 2020. While most of the programming for youth and adults throughout the season will be offered virtually, and be either live-streamed or recorded, the Museum will…

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk to reopen to the public on Saturday, June 20 with timed-ticketing and other COVID measures

NORWALK, CT – After a three-month closure, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will reopen to the public on Sat., June 20 with online ticketing for timed entry and other special guidelines for guest and staff well-being. In aligning with the state’s phased approach and federal and state public-health directives, The Maritime Aquarium will limit guest…

Thousands of New Items Added to Norwalk Public Library’s Digital Collection

Norwalk, CT – The Norwalk Public Library is pleased and excited to announce a major addition to its streaming on-demand content of seven new entertainment services and educational offerings on the RBdigital platform. Norwalkers with a valid library card, now, can access thousands of additional films, TV shows, concerts, educational material and so much more,…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to present a virtual talk on American Impressionist Mary Rogers Williams by author & scholar Eve Khan

Norwalk, CT – On Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 2 p.m. the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will present author and scholar Eve M. Kahn for an illustrated virtual talk on the forgotten American impressionist, Mary Rogers Williams. Ms. Kahn said, “I grew up visiting the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and can’t wait to bring my research and…