| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Actor John Lithgow is coming off some much-celebrated performances at Lincoln Center and London's National Theatre, and now he's heading to the Quick Center this Friday to present a one-man theatrical memoir, Stories By Heart. He'll tell tales of his...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:17 PM
It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal.
But is it fair?
There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Not many bands have won a Grammy for their debut record, but the Carolina Chocolate Drops did just that. Its 2010 album Genuine Negro Jig took the prize for Best Traditional Folk Album, an updated take on old-time fiddle and banjo music that proves that...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Glengarry Glen Ross tells the tale of four desperate real estate agents working in a Chicago office who are prepare to lie, steal, bribe and betray one another and their clients in order to keep their jobs. The twist thrown on the production that's...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:45 AM
We love free stuff, and this week at the Levitt Pavilion in Westport, there's free stuff happening every single night:
Thursday, 8 p.m. Fairfield University's Music Program Director Brian Torff with his new rock power trio the Phantom Pluckers.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:30 PM
David Fitzpatrick is a 2011 graduate of Fairfield University's Creative Writing program who's turned lemons into lemonade in a rather grand way by writing a book about his psychosis. In Sharp, Fitzpatrick recalls years of institutionalization (he was...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:29 AM
39th Annual Clinton Bluefish Festival: July 19. Clinton Town Hall, Clinton. Arts and crafts, carnival rides, food, entertainment, music, and a car show.
Artzfest: July 22-23. Thomaston, artzfest.org. Indoor and outdoor vendors and various activities....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:34 AM
113th Italian Festa Celebration: June 27-30. St. Andrew Club Grounds, 515 Chapel St., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. A parade, Italian music, Italian food and a celebration of Italian-American heritage. Free.
21st Annual Arts and Craft Fair: Aug. 17, 10...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Rennie Harris is an important figure when it comes to hip-hop dance, helping to bring the art form off the streets and into theaters and concert halls. He worked with the likes of Run-DMC and Kurtis Blow back in the day and then founded the company Rennie...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:00 PM
What started as a typical assignment for Nancy Chapman, then a reporter for the online Norwalk Daily Voice, ended in a warrant for her arrest, ordered by the mayor of the city she covers.
On June 26 of last year, Chapman attended a Norwalk City...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Diane Nash became involved in the nonviolent Civil Rights Movement in 1959 when she was a student at Fisk University. She was the chairperson of a student sit-in in Nashville in 1960, the first southern city to desegregate its lunch counters, and she...