A Night of Stars in Concert will benefit Summer Theatre of New Canaan

Daniel Klein & Tiffan Borelli (from South Pacific) and Jodi Bryce Stevens (Hairspray) are among the 20 Broadway and Summer Theatre’s Star artists who will be performing July 28th at 8pm for the Summer Theatre of New Canaan’s Benefit Concert. Tickets begin at $30. Tickets and Info at STONC.org

More than 20 stars from Broadway and Connecticut will perform in A Night of Stars in Concert on Monday, July 28, at 8 to benefit the Summer Theatre of New Canaan and support their successful arts education programs. Broadway, Regional and local professional artists will be performing popular ...

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Office kitchens — who cleans up? Sticky situations require tact

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Q. We have a small kitchenette at my office that usually is disgusting because no one takes care of it. Fortunately, we have a one-cup-at-a-time coffee maker so there isn’t a problem with who makes coffee or who cleans up, but the rest of it is awful. The sign somebody posted, “Your mother ...

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Seeking ‘The Redding Mark Twain’: James Nicoloro’s quest

Mark Twain, a few months before his death in Redding.

It began with some free time and a bit of curiosity. James Nicoloro, producer, director, cameraman and photographer, was between assignments and the centennial of the death of Mark Twain (1835-1910) had been much in the news. A researcher at heart, he decided to learn more about Twain’s time in ...

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2014 Hyundai Equus Signature: Can Hyundai sell luxury?

2014 Hyundai Equus Signature

2014 Hyundai Equus Signature: Can Hyundai sell luxury? Like American Motors Corp. with the Ambassador and Volkswagen with the Phaeton, Hyundai is tempting fate by building a very fine automobile profoundly out of step with the company’s more prosaic reputation. Meet the Equus, which is taking ...

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Berry, berry good!! Going for the blue

“Blueberries as big as the end of your your thumb, Real sky-blue, and heavy, and ready to drum In the cavernous pail of the first one to come!” —Robert Frost Freshly picked blueberries are so perfectly luscious, filled with a unique blend of slightly tart to sublimely sweet flavor. New England ...

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Bonnie & Clyde: the human side of the outlaws

Marilyn Hart as Bonnie Parker and Adam Stordy as Clyde Barrow. —Richard Pettibone

Adam Peck’s one-act play Bonnie & Clyde attempts to show the human side of the two murdering criminals whose dastardly deeds evolved from headline news stories to a full blown myth. Peck, an Englishman, put his own spin on this notorious American couple who were willing to cut their lives ...

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Snowpiercer: This film is a science fiction disappointment

Snowpiercer, with Tilda Swinton.

Of the types of movies that come to the screen, science fiction may be the most challenging to visually capture a writer’s intent. What can prompt imaginations on paper must appear real enough on film for the exaggeration to be believed. If we detect artificial characters or situations, no ...

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