Treetops CMS Opens Spring Concert Series with Heath Quartet from London
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The Treetops Chamber Music Society opens its 2018 Spring Series on March 25 with the Heath Quartet from London. Praised for its “unforced beauty and tremulous tension” (The Times of London) and “exquisite tenderness” (The Telegraph), the Heath Quartet comes to New York City for a Lincoln Center Great Performances concert and its debut at Treetops CMS.
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Feb 20, 2018 - 5:33:40 AM

Dramatic comedy plays limited run at Curtain Call
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A wonderful combination of laughter and heart, The Boys Next Door is about four intellectually disabled men living with their social worker in a group home. Curtain Call’s production will play for two weeks in The Dressing Room Theatre, Stamford, February 22 through March 4.
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Feb 19, 2018 - 5:49:43 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Romantic Comedy “Better Late” by Larry Gelbart, “M*A*S*H” Creator
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “Better Late,” a romantic comedy by Larry Gelbart, on Monday, February 26, at 7 p.m. Gelbart was a creator and producer of the television series “M*A*S*H,” and a co-writer of the film “Tootsie” and the Broadway musicals “City of Angels” and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”
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Feb 16, 2018 - 2:47:38 AM

Critically Acclaimed Calidore String Quartet To Perform at Westport Arts Center March 2
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The Westport Arts Center is thrilled to present the Calidore String Quartet, one of the most exciting of the younger string quartets, on Friday, March 2 at 7:30pm at the Arts Center.
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Feb 10, 2018 - 5:56:20 PM

Brian Culbertson brings his new album, Colors of Love, to life at The Ridgefield Playhouse on April 3
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With love, romance and his recent twentieth wedding anniversary serving as his inspiration, Brian Culbertson crafted thirteen new songs that will be released as Colors of Love on Valentine’s Day. An award-winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Culbertson is known for his distinct brand of genre-crossing contemporary jazz, R&B and funk that will seduce your senses as he brings Colors of Love to life at The Ridgefield Playhouse in a vivid, multi-media theatrical production on Tuesday April 3rd at 8pm, part of the Moffly Media Evenings of Art, Wine & Jazz Series. Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for an Italian wine tasting by Pera Wines and an art exhibit! Make it a great night out, visit 850 Degrees Wood Fired Restaurant (424 R. Main Street ~ Ridgefield) for dinner before the show and enjoy a complimentary draft beer with purchase of an entree when you show your ticket!
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Feb 6, 2018 - 5:12:50 AM

First area theatre presentation of Newsies coming to Stamford
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They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines...that’s the story of Disney’s hit musical, Newsies, playing in Curtain Call’s Kweskin Theatre, Stamford. And now the production itself is making news: a week before opening and the originally scheduled four-week run has virtually sold out so the nonprofit theatre company has added five more performances through March 4.
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Feb 1, 2018 - 12:20:36 PM

Celebrate Broadway with Tony Award-Winner Debbie Gravitte when she brings her latest album, Big Band Broadway, to the stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse on February 3
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Celebrate Broadway close to home when Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte brings her new album Big Band Broadway to The Playhouse stage! Backed by RK Big Band, led by Russ Kassoff, Gravitte will dazzle The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, February 3rd at 7:30pm as part of Ridgefield Magazine’s Broadway and Cabaret Series and partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa. Hailed as “one of the best voices on Broadway” by the Associated Press, "a dynamic Broadway belter," by the New York Daily News and "a magnetic stage presence," by Variety, Gravitte brings a Broadway-caliber vocal performance to her hometown with this spectacular show! Make a night of it and visit Bernard’s (20 West Lane in Ridgefield) on the day of the show for a great prix fixe menu when you present your tickets for this performance. Reservations are suggested. Media sponsor for the show is WMNR, Fine Arts Radio.
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Jan 29, 2018 - 5:24:15 PM

Edward VII, “Uncle of Europe”: Four-Part Series at Norwalk Public Library
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The Norwalk Public Library is pleased to present a four-part series, “Edward VII, ‘Uncle of Europe’ ” by historian and reference librarian Dr. Mona Garcia. Known for her ability to make history come alive, Mona will introduce Edward VII, the son and heir of Queen Victoria, who waited fifty-nine years to become King. If his mother, Queen Victoria was the grandmother of Europe, Edward VII was truly the uncle of Europe.
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Jan 29, 2018 - 5:34:26 AM

Wesleyan University’s Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents Eiko Otake and William Johnston: “A Body in Fukushima—Recent Work”
Eiko Otake and William Johnston’s latest exhibition "A Body in Fukushima: Recent Work" will be on view in the South Gallery at Wesleyan University’s Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, located at 283 Washington Terrace on the Wesleyan campus in Middletown, Connecticut, from Thursday, January 25 through Thursday, February 15, 2018. New extended gallery hours are Tuesday from Noon to 7pm, and Wednesday through Sunday from Noon to 5pm. Admission is free and open to the public.
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Jan 22, 2018 - 6:39:01 AM

Hear your favorite ABBA songs when ARRIVAL: The Music of ABBA performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on February 2nd
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ARRIVAL: The Music of ABBA will have you dancing in your seats and singing along to the Swedish band’s greatest hits including “Dancing Queen,” “Money, Money, Money,” “Knowing Me, Knowing You,” “SOS,” and “Fernando” along with songs from the smash-hit Broadway musical Mamma Mia! when they perform at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, February 2nd at 8pm. Part of the Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity and the World Music Series, ARRIVAL is the only touring band sanctioned by ABBA and includes some of the original backing musicians who performed with the band. Make it a great night out with dinner and a show! Visit Bailey’s Backyard (23 Bailey Avenue, Ridgefield) for an early dinner and received 10% off when you show your ticket!
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Jan 5, 2018 - 1:58:33 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Under-the-Sea Musical “Nugget and Fang” as Part of Its Family Festivities Series
Westport Country Playhouse will present the under-the-sea musical “Nugget and Fang,” based on the popular book by Tammi Sauer, as part of its Family Festivities Series on Sunday, January 21, at 1 and 4 p.m. Produced by ArtsPower, the one-hour production is appropriate for grades Pre-K through 3. Tickets are $20.
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Jan 4, 2018 - 2:18:55 PM

Mark Twain farce to play in Stamford
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Curtain Call is bringing a fabulous farce, with a cross-dressing plot written by Mark Twain, to the Dressing Room Theatre, Stamford, with its staging of Is He Dead, playing January 11 through 28.
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Dec 21, 2017 - 5:43:43 AM

Ana Márquez-Greene remembered at her father’s ‘Love Wins’ scholarship concert at WCSU
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The “Love Wins! Benefit Concert,” a Celebration of Music to Benefit the Ana Márquez-Greene Scholarship Fund at WCSU, will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.
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Dec 4, 2017 - 5:10:37 AM

Free admission to the Maritime Aquarium for Norwalk residents on December 2
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Norwalk residents can get close to seals, sharks and sea turtles for free on Sat., Dec. 2 in a special admission offer from their grateful hometown jewel, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
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Nov 30, 2017 - 10:01:42 AM

Holiday Open House & Exhibition Opening at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum
Enjoy some holiday cheer as you help the Norwalk Historical Society celebrate the holiday season! Visit the Norwalk Historical Society Museum on Saturday, December 2, 2017 between 12:00pm – 4:00pm for Holiday shopping and discounts in the Gift Shop and to view the new exhibition: “Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect”. Spread holiday kindness to those in need by donating cleaning supplies and toiletries to benefit Homes for the Brave. Please visit norwalkhistoricalsociety.org for a list of suggested items. Homes for the Brave provides housing and services necessary to help individuals, especially veterans, return to a productive and meaningful life. Museum admission is free. The Museum is located at 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT, next to the Norwalk Health Department, in the red brick house with blue double front doors. Parking is available at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue.
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Nov 27, 2017 - 5:50:48 AM

Seasons Readings by JIB productions at Pequot Library
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Kick off the holidays on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. with JIB Productions, the creators of the hit theater series Play with Your Food, for Seasons Readings, a production they call "a delightful afternoon performance of irreverent and irresistible short plays and stories that shine a holiday light on human nature at its best . . . and at its worst . . . but guaranteed to put everyone in a festive frame of mind!" This performance is for ages 18 and up. Enjoy delicious eggnog and cookies while getting into the holiday spirit. Tickets: $30 in advance at pequotlibrary.org, $40 at the door. JIB Productions, Inc., is a not-for-profit producer of performing and visual arts projects, providing professional programming to communities in and around Fairfield County, CT.
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Nov 21, 2017 - 3:10:17 AM

Osborne Homestead Museum's "A Holiday at the Opera" and Holiday Farm Market
Are you ready to hear some bel canto? Do you have your libretto? Well put your opera capes on! It’s time to enjoy “A Holiday at the Opera” at the Osborne Homestead Museum! Celebrate the holidays at the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, Connecticut and learn about some of the world’s famous operas. The holiday tours will run from November 24 through December 17, 2017. Tours will be offered Thursdays through Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM. On Fridays, December 1, 8, and 15, 4 PM to 7 PM, the museum will present “Twilight Tours” to display the shimmering glow of the decorations.
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Nov 20, 2017 - 4:08:18 AM

Sister Act to play in Stamford for the first time in November
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Forty years ago, while “Saturday Night Fever” was burning up movie screens across America, disco was at its height. Soon, area audiences will be able to turn the clock back to 1977 as Sister Act opens in Curtain Call’s Kweskin Theatre, Stamford, November 17.
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Nov 14, 2017 - 5:10:32 AM

"Name the Baby Sea Turtle Contest" at The Maritime Aquarium
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Help to decide the name of a baby sea turtle – and support ocean conservation at the same time – by voting in the “Name the Baby Sea Turtle” contest of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
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Nov 14, 2017 - 5:00:29 AM

Opening Reception for Three Exhibitions at Norwalk’s Fodor Farm
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The Norwalk Historical Commission and the Norwalk Historical Society will be unveiling three exhibitions: “The History of Fodor Farm”, “Saving Fodor Farm” and “Fodor Farm through the Lens of Dan Lenore” on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Fodor Farm located at 328 Flax Hill Road in Norwalk, CT. Parking is on site. A reception, open to the general public, will celebrate the new exhibitions curated by guest curator Elizabeth Pratt Fox. This will also be an exciting opportunity for the public to view the interior of the newly restored Fodor Farm homestead and barn. You can RSVP at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or call 203-846-0525.
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Nov 13, 2017 - 11:57:07 PM

Dance and Choral Performances, Santa Claus, Magnificent Displays and much more to Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
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On Sunday, December 10, 2017, 12-4 p.m. at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will collaborate with Melissa Truelove owner of The Dance Pointe, in Greenwich, CT, Matthew Surapine Studio in Norwalk CT, and North Pole’s Santa Claus to create a special holiday event for people of all ages and several hours of joyous entertainment.
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Nov 10, 2017 - 3:17:26 AM

Get in the holiday spirit while supporting the arts with The Ridgefield Playhouse Gala starring The Brian Setzer Orchestra on November 19
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Looking for the perfect event to put you in the holiday spirit? Look no further than The Ridgefield Playhouse Fall Gala with The Brian Setzer Orchestra on Sunday, November 19 – a great way to support the arts while having a fun night out! For Gala ticket holders, the festivities kick off at 6pm with an open bar, dinner and dessert by the area’s top restaurants, vodka, wine and beer tastings and one of a kind silent and live auction items - including signed memorabilia by Brian Setzer, The Rolling Stones and more!
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Nov 10, 2017 - 3:13:52 AM

The Westport Farmers’ Market and Fleishers Craft Butchery Present the Film, Unbroken Ground: Revolutions Start from the Bottom
The Westport Farmers’ Market and Fleishers Craft Butchery have joined to sponsor the film, Unbroken Ground: Revolutions Start from the Bottom, at the Fairfield Theater Company, Monday evening, November 6th.
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Oct 26, 2017 - 6:58:24 PM

Stamford Museum Holiday Exhibition, Gerberich’s Gadgets: The Best of Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys Opens November 17
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The ingenious inventions of sculptor – and SM&NC favorite – Steve Gerberich will return to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for a totally re-imagined Winter Exhibition. Gerberich has gathered his most outstanding and outlandish large-scale kinetic sculptures and installations for a showing of Gerberich’s Gadgets: The Best of Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys.”
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Oct 20, 2017 - 7:20:40 AM

Rock Legend Mary Wilson performs a night of The Supremes hits at The Ridgefield Playhouse on October 20
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It’s a night with Rock Royalty when Motown Legend Mary Wilson of The Supremes performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, October 20 at 8pm as part of the Pepsi Rock Series. Don’t miss a chance to see one of the founding members and the only singer to stay in the group for its entire run! Motown’s prime girl group in the ’60s had no problem reaching first place on the Billboard Hot 100. The Supremes did it 12 times, beginning with their breakthrough single, “Where Did Our Love Go,” in 1964. Fans can hear Mary Wilson perform their greatest hits including “Baby Love,” “Come See About Me,” “Stop In the Love” and many more! In addition to being a singer, Mary Wilson is also a motivational speaker, businesswoman, former U.S. Cultural Ambassador, humanitarian and best-selling author. Wilson’s most recent book, Eat Like a Rock Star, is a collaboration with Mark Bego. Together they gathered beloved recipes from legendary rocker friends and invites the ultimate music fan to put on an apron and join them at the table. Make it a great night out with dinner and a show! Visit The Village Tavern (378 Main Street, Ridgefield) and enjoy a complimentary glass of house wine or draft beer with the purchase of an entree with your ticket!
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Oct 13, 2017 - 9:48:33 AM

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