Category: Entertainment

WCSU celebrates First-Generation students with fourth annual ‘I’m First’ celebration

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University will host the fourth annual “I’m First,” celebration of First-Generation college students, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, at the Higgins Hall Patio on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. During the event, WCSU will join in celebration with other colleges…

“Sheldon’s Horse, 2nd Regiment Light Dragoons Washington’s Eyes & Watchdogs of the Highlands” Zoom Lecture Hosted by the Norwalk Historical Society

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Veteran’s Day and in connection with the Norwalk Historical Society’s new exhibition, “Norwalk’s Changing Communities 13,000 BC – 1835”, the Society is hosting the Zoom lecture, “Sheldon’s Horse, 2nd Regiment Light Dragoons – Washington’s Eyes & Watchdogs of the Highlands” with guest presenter, Eric Chandler, Norwalk Historical Commissioner and…

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts “Family Fun Day” on Saturday, October 30, 12 to 4 p.m.

Admission-free, outdoor event offers activities, costume parade, and food Westport Country Playhouse will host a “Family Fun Day” on Saturday, October 30, from 12 to 4 p.m., an outdoor event with activities for kids, treats, food trucks, community food drive, beer tastings, and costume parade for kids and dogs. In addition, the Playhouse box office…

Saturdays Added to Autumn Open Hours for “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared:  Life in the Twenties” New 1920s Exhibition in Weston , CT

WESTON, CT – The Weston History and Culture Center (Weston Historical Society) has added additional open hours to view its new exhibition, “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared: Life in the Twenties” at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. Parking lot and museum entrance is accessed from High Acre Road. The exhibition will be open…

Stamford Symphony Announces Partnership with Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Stamford, CT – Stamford Symphony is proud to announce a new partnership with Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras (GCTYO) to launch a chamber music training program for both beginner and intermediate level students. The program is available to current GCTYO students. Starting in October, students will audition to form string quartets and receive weekly private instruction…

Grammy-Award Winning Vince Giordano’s Traditional Jazz Ensemble to Perform Live During  Roaring 20’s Lawn Party at Weston History and Culture Center

WESTON, CT – Grammy-award winning Vince Giordano’s Traditional Jazz Ensemble will transport you back to the 1920’s during the Roaring 20’s Lawn Party at the Weston History and Culture Center ( Weston Historical Society) on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm. Enjoy an afternoon of Jazz Age music featuring the original arrangements of…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2022 Season

Westport Country Playhouse announces its upcoming 92nd Season, from April to November 2022, featuring five productions, staged before a live audience, under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos. “The season will make you feel, think, and spark conversation,” said Lamos. “Some amazing artists have been assembled to deliver great theater experiences,” said Lamos. “Choreographer Camille…

The Palace Theatre Announces Health and Safety   Guidelines for Upcoming Performances

Stamford, CT – The Palace Theatre has announced that, effective immediately, proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID test will be required for all patrons, staff, volunteers, performers and backstage crew entering the building. Masks are also required at all times while inside The Palace, regardless of vaccination status, except when eating…

Powerful Film Series Promises Emotion and Nostalgia  in connection with HMA’s New Jon Schueler Abstract Expressionism Show

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) announces a powerful film series in connection with its new landmark exhibition, ‘Lost Man Blues: Jon Schueler – Art and War’. In this dramatic line-up, the exploration of combat art and art in the aftermath of war delivers a heaping portion of emotion and nostalgia. All…