| Sep 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Thursday September 29
SON OF BOOGIE
Marc Broussard is a Louisiana-bred soul singer from a musical family; his father, guitarist Ted Broussard of The Boogie Kings, is a respected member of the Louisiana Hall of Fame. The younger Broussard's new self-...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Thursday October 13
Remember Gallagher? The guy whose comedy specials were once on regular rotation on VH1 so often that they were impossible to miss? The guy with witty observational humor? The guy who smashes watermelons? Yeah, now you...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Thursday September 15
IT IS WRITTEN
Still working on that novel? Yeah, well you're probably never going to finish it without some outside help. To kick off its eighth season, the Westport Writers' Workshop is hosting an open house today, and who...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 7:59 AM
New York City, not the sanitized, post-Giuliani one-percenter playground but its grittier, darker 1970s precursor, is on the minds of a lot of people these days, from Vanity Fair writer James Wolcott, whose memoir Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Dan Hicks has been combining swing, folk, jazz and a dry sense of humor since the 1960s to create a genre and style all his own. On Wednesday night, Hicks and his Hot Licks will be performing their Christmas show, "Holidaze in Hicksville", to Fairfielders...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Part of MouseMuse Productions' "Real People. Real Stories." series
8 p.m. September 29 at the Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228, mousemuse.com
Ina Chadwick has brought storytelling shows to Fairfield Theatre Company, to...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Mon., Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org. $40
David Johansen is a connoisseur of fine music.
"I like listening to this guy Armando Garzon a lot,"...
| Jun 21, 2012
They started out playing the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter in 1983. Now they're a worldwide touring institution. Rebirth Brass Band combines traditional brass band sounds with a more modern, heavy and funky groove. They call it "junk music," a...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Caravan of Thieves
Fri., Nov. 23, 7:45 p.m. Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org. Tall Heights opens. $25-$29.
Mates of State isn't the only local married couple that makes a...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:55 PM
The Pietasters are Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia's premier soul ska band, and have been for about 20 years now. They've put out a bunch of albums during that time, and these are the three that we would recommend starting out with:
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Katie Herzig is a songwriter's songwriter based out of Nashville, Tennessee. Her music is chick-friendly but guy-approved, filled with playful melodies that get lodged deep within the psyche on the very first listen. She's touring in support of her latest...