| May 14, 2012
| 11:48 AM
1) Salon Aponte
There are many reasons to prefer natural beauty care over the chemical-ridden options more readily available. You may be very sensitive to those chemicals, worried about their effect on your body, or concerned about Mother Nature. At...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:00 AM
You don't have to train it to the big city to hear some great jazz on a Sunday evening. Here are a couple of world class performers that are bringing their talents to the quiet reaches of inland Fairfield County.
Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub: Sarah's...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Chris Cornell isn't bringing a reunited Soundgarden to Connecticut, but he is bringing some of their songs. They'll be played solo and acoustic, but they'll be Soundgarden songs nonetheless, and Cornell's unmistakable, overpowering voice can still do them...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:35 AM
No, we're not talking about the guy who played the father on “Family Ties”, but that would've been a good event too. This Michael Gross writes about the luxurious homes and social history of the rich and famous. His newest book Unreal Estate...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:00 PM
6:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield. 203-438-5795.
The whole story? In 93 minutes? That's what Joseph Consentino's film manages to convey. And it's quite a story. Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxers...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 4:42 PM
The pilot of a small plane that crashed over the weekend near Crystal Lake, killing all four people on board, was in radio contact with Chicago-area air-traffic controllers before the accident, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Thursday, Dec.1: Chadwick Stokes at StageOne, Fairfield. One of the guys from Dispatch who is also in State Radio, if you're into that sort of thing.
Friday, Dec. 2: Gastby's Green Light at Two Boots, Bridgeport. A rhythmic band of apparent F. Scott...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:20 AM
When movies are based on real-life stories, it often arouses curiosity as to what the characters are/were like in real life. With Prince of the City, a film about "cops, drugs and New York City" according to Roger Ebert, let it be a mystery no more. The...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:10 AM
The Black Power Mixtape
Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford. (860) 232-6691, realartways.org.
The Prince of the City
6:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society, 80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, (203) 438-4795.
How do Swedes see...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:55 AM
Artist Tony Woolner proposed to another artist, Gayle Gleckler, on a romantically charged road trip through Portugal. Gayle painted some acrylics inspired by the trip, and Tony whipped up some monoprints based on their favorite photographic images,...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:00 AM
So many things to do this week… Here are seven of them that we find to be badass in some way, shape or form.
Thursday, Dec. 8: New Haven Symphony Orchestra at the Quick Center, Farifield. Their program, entitled "A Victorian Christmas" will be...