February 2014

NOAH Movie #1 in World; No Surprise With Connecticut Man Behind Camera

04/03/14

NOAH Movie #1 in World; No Surprise With Connecticut Man Behind Camera

Ridgefield's Stephen Consentino has been behind the lens on a number of Hollywood hits.

Posted at 01:40 PM | Permalink | Comments

Art Project in Response to Iraqi Car Bomb Comes to New Haven

03/02/14

Art Project in Response to Iraqi Car Bomb Comes to New Haven

Al-Mutanabbi Street Project brings to New Haven artwork that responds to a car bomb that struck the historic center of the Iraqi city’s booksellers.

Posted at 06:51 AM | Permalink | Comments

Meryl Streep, Oscars' Stars and Other Celebs in Connecticut (We Map Them)

02/27/14

Meryl Streep, Oscars' Stars and Other Celebs in Connecticut (We Map Them)

Want to know where Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon and other celebrities live in Connecticut? Ahead of the Oscars, we offer an interactive map.

Posted at 08:19 AM | Permalink | Comments

Beyond the Oscars: Upcoming Movies With Connecticut Connections

02/27/14

Beyond the Oscars: Upcoming Movies With Connecticut Connections

A look ahead at movies with Connecticut connections.

Posted at 07:15 AM | Permalink | Comments

Connecticut Draw for Artists With Music in Films Like 'Hall Pass', on TV? A Library

02/26/14

Connecticut Draw for Artists With Music in Films Like 'Hall Pass', on TV? A Library

Musical performances at the Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library are less “library concerts” and more must-see performances by talented artists with national profiles that happen to take place in a library.

Posted at 11:30 AM | Permalink | Comments

Dustin Hoffman Talks Acting in Fairfield, Where He's Filming 'Boychoir'

02/24/14

Dustin Hoffman Talks Acting in Fairfield, Where He's Filming 'Boychoir'

Dustin Hoffman discussed his acting career, and the movie he will begin shooting next week at the university, during “An Award-Winning Conversation with Dustin Hoffman and François Girard.”

Posted at 08:48 AM | Permalink | Comments

Tony Award-Winning Love Story 'Once' Opening at Shubert in New Haven

02/23/14

Tony Award-Winning Love Story 'Once' Opening at Shubert in New Haven

Dani de Waal plays a Czech immigrant who “meets cute,” as Billy Wilder would say, Guy, a busker, or street musician, in Dublin.

Posted at 06:33 AM | Permalink | Comments

Avon Wine, Chocolate Event With Gina Barreca for International Women’s Day

02/18/14

Avon Wine, Chocolate Event With Gina Barreca for International Women’s Day

Best-selling author and UCONN professor Gina Barreca will make a keynote speech, sure to be hilarious and inspiring.

Posted at 02:56 PM | Permalink | Comments

Big Book Getaway at Mohegan Sun: Connecticut Novelist Suzanne Palmieri

02/14/14

Big Book Getaway at Mohegan Sun: Connecticut Novelist Suzanne Palmieri

The New Haven author is taking part of the Big Book Getaway at Mohegan Sun.

Posted at 06:04 AM | Permalink | Comments

Paris in Plantsville: Gallery's Cafe With Starbucks to Debut in Art & Lattes Event

02/13/14

Paris in Plantsville: Gallery's Cafe With Starbucks to Debut in Art & Lattes Event

Paris in Plantsville’s 1st Annual House Call on Saturday, Feb. 15, will feature the grand opening of the Gallery Cafe.

Posted at 08:18 AM | Permalink | Comments

In Madison, Monday Will Be Mac Bohonnon Day in Honor of Olympic Skier, Not Presidents' Day

02/12/14

In Madison, Monday Will Be Mac Bohonnon Day in Honor of Olympic Skier, Not Presidents' Day

Mac Bohonnon is the only member of the team competing in men's aerials in freestyle skiing.

Posted at 11:54 AM | Permalink | Comments

Portrait 365: A Connecticut Photographer Pushes Artistry to New Heights, Daily

02/11/14

Portrait 365: A Connecticut Photographer Pushes Artistry to New Heights, Daily

The initiative is called Portrait 365, “daily visual experiments by Erin Covey.” There will be a year’s worth of images, and then she’ll see where to go next.

Posted at 01:15 PM | Permalink | Comments

Tucker West's Dad Tells Ladies Connecticut Olympian Is Available

02/10/14

Tucker West's Dad Tells Ladies Connecticut Olympian Is Available

Connecticut Olympian Tucker West of Ridgefield may not have won a medal in Sochi, Russia, but some in the media are giving his father, Brett, an honorary gold for his performance. Seems that dad announced to the world on the "Today Show" Sunday that his 6’1” teenage son with All-American good looks is a very eligible bachelor, though a little shy. DAAAAAAD! 18 year old @TuckerWest1's dad on @Todayshow: "Tucker is VERY single" Watch the clip here: http://t.co/wF9GSxSM85 — NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 9, 2014 The pitch from his dad drew this response from Tucker on Twitter: Although slightly mortified by my dad's comments on the @TODAYshow he's still the best dad I could have ever asked for! —...

Posted at 09:16 AM | Permalink | Comments

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Returns to Connecticut

02/07/14

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Returns to Connecticut

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns Feb. 21-23 with new action-packed adventure films and exotic travelogues from around the globe.

Posted at 08:18 AM | Permalink | Comments