Dylan Scott is bringing country to Hey Stamford! Food Festival

Country fans might know him from his hits “My Girl” and “Hooked” but Dylan Scott has plenty of other songs kicking around his setlist. The Louisiana native released his first EP in 2013 but it wasn’t until 2016 that he started making waves in the music scene after his debut album landed in the Top 5 of Billboard’s Country Albums … read more

Diversity makes for great theater

Theater has the power to help us better understand ourselves as well as others, whether it’s people from diverse cultures or anyone who is different than us. So it’s no surprise that New Paradigm Theatre (NPT), a company renowned for its imaginative productions that embrace diversity, will present another show with a poignant and timely social message. Coming on the … read more

Celebrating Art Blakey

Jazz aficionados are well acquainted with the name Art Blakey, a renowned 20th Century bebop/hard bop drummer from Pittsburgh who teamed with jazz pianist Horace Silver (from Norwalk) in 1954 to form the Jazz Messengers, and helped lead the group to greatness. The group was responsible for the recordings “Moanin’” and “Ugetsu,” two must-haves for any jazz lover’s collection. And … read more

Discovery and beyond

Bill Finch grew up during the Space Age and remembers the effect it had on him and his peers in southwestern Connecticut in the 1960s. “There were space shots all the time,” he said of mission launches that eventually landed a man on the moon in 1969. “People were inspired to grow up to be astronauts and scientists because of … read more