New Canaan Historical Society honors work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero

As one of the most sought-after architectural photographers of the 1950s, Pedro E. Guerrero had an eye that most shutterbugs only dream of. Perhaps known best for his closeness with Frank Lloyd Wright, which helped him get unprecedented access to the artist’s work, Guerrero also worked with notable artists such as Alexander Calder and Louise Nevelson.    A new exhibit … read more

Selected Shorts highlights fifth annual Pudd’nhead Festival

Seven-time Emmy nominated Jane Kaczmarek may best be known for her TV roles on “Malcolm in the Middle,” “St. Elsewhere” and “Hill Street Blues,” but the versatile actress is a great advocate of turning off the TV and opening up a book. Over the years, Kaczmarek has taken part in Selected Shorts, a program produced by Symphony Space that is … read more

Ridgefield brings the funk with new music festival

The first annual Jazz, Funk & Blues Weekend is coming to Ridgefield Sept. 13-16, with four days of great music happening at venues across the town. “This is being organized and facilitated by the Ridgefield Economic & Community Development Commission with the idea of having all the musical venues in town highlight what they can do under the theme of … read more

Brandon Lay: Riding the country wave to success

“Yada, Yada, Yada,” the latest tune from rising country star Brandon Lay, has been a fixture on the country charts all summer long, fulfilling a dream the Jackson, Tenn., musician has had since heading to Nashville after his senior year of college. Signed to EMI Records Nashville, Lay first made noise in the industry with his autobiographical debut single, “Speakers, … read more

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