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  • The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month

    The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month
    And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott? George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
  • Let These Third-Party Candidates Run, Too

    Judges who keep minor-party candidates on their towns' November ballots ring the bell for democracy, giving town voters greater choice. Stamford Superior Court Judge Kenneth Povodator's recent ruling allowing Save Westport Now on the ballot was a...
  • PASSINGS: Herbert Allison Jr.

    Herbert Allison Jr. Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
  • Elisabeth Coleman dies at 68; helped break journalism glass ceiling

    Elisabeth Coleman dies at 68; helped break journalism glass ceiling
    After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York. In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...
  • Frances G. King, interior decorator

    Frances G. King, interior decorator
    Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90. The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
  • CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution

    CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution
    Hey, Bartender July 10, 7:30 p.m., $6-$11, Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford, (203) 967-3660, avontheatre.org; July 5-10, $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.   Are bartenders like rock...
  • City of Santa Clarita gets AAA credit rating

     
    Santa Clarita gets credit rating upgrade: At a time when many California cities are facing major fiscal shortfalls, and even bankruptcy, Santa Clarita’s credit rating has been upgraded to AAA status--the highest score a municipality can receive&#...
  • 'Cultural Connections' at The Kershner Gallery in Fairfield

    'Cultural Connections' at The Kershner Gallery in Fairfield
    Bobby Bernstein is a retired school teacher and guidance counselor from Westport who discovered digital photography later in life. Roger Carl Johanson has thirty years of experience as an art teacher, and he produces black and white archival silver...
  • Flavor Profile: Rive Bistro Offers Waterfront Dining in Westport

    Flavor Profile: Rive Bistro Offers Waterfront Dining in Westport
    Rive Bistro 299 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 557-8049, rivebistro.com   Chef Eric Sierra says he's a classic French chef. In the way of classic French chefs, he doesn't focus on creativity. The menu at Rive Bistro, the four-month-old restaurant...
  • Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season

    Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season
    Works by Noël Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn and Lynn Nottage will be featured in the five-play 2014 season at Westport Country Playhouse. The theme of the 84th season of the theater will be love — which is also the season theme of...
  • Dale Hensley Stars in Sharon's 'Damn Yankees'

    Dale Hensley Stars in Sharon's 'Damn Yankees'
    John Simpkins (off-Broadway’s “The Black Suits”) directs the musical “Damn Yanlees” at the TriArts Sharon Playhouse. The show, playing through Aug. 25, stars Dale Hensley (Broadway’s “The Drowsy Chaperone,”...