Discovery Museum offers kids fun learning environment during holiday break

The Discovery Museum is letting parents who are looking for a safe, fun and affordable learning environment for their kids to spend time over the holiday break from school that it’s open for business. “Looking for something constructive for your kids to do while school is out?” said Bill Finch, executive director of the Discovery Museum. “For those of you … read more

Jewel: Holidays are for family and music

Breaking onto the music scene in the 1990s seemingly overnight with hit songs such as “Foolish Games” and “You Were Meant for Me,” Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Jewel overcame growing up in Alaska with no running water to being a homeless teen in San Diego but never forgot her roots. A passionate advocate for at-risk teens and emotional health, she also keeps … read more

Ben Vereen: The original triple threat

After enthralling TV audiences with his performance as Chicken George in the epic miniseries Roots, Ben Vereen then conquered Broadway, winning a Tony for Pippin, and then, movies. The quintessential triple threat (he sings, dances and acts), Vereen has been steadily working and had recent stints on the small screen, most recently in the Magnum P.I. reboot and the first … read more

It’s A Wonderful Life at the Bijou

The Vagabond Theatre Company (VTC) invites people to celebrate the Christmas season the way folks did in yesteryear, with the staging of It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show at Bridgeport’s historic Bijou Theatre running Dec. 1-2. A returning favorite, the show was adapted by Fairfield’s own Joe Landry, premiering at the Stamford Center for the Arts in 1996. … read more

Unplugged with Lindsay Mendez

Bryan Perri uses a simple formula for selecting the stars he invites to headline his “Broadway Unplugged Series” at Ridgefield’s ACT of Connecticut. He chooses talent he wants to share. “One of the benefits of working on Broadway is that I meet and work with the most incredible performers,” said Perri, who is music director and conductor for the long-running … read more

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