Category: Entertainment

Connecticut Public Launches On-Air and Online Educational Programming and Resources to Support At-Home Distance Learning for Students Pre-K through 12

HARTFORD, CT – At a time when classrooms have given way to distance learning across the state and nation in response to the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) virus, Connecticut Public is putting its broadcast and digital platforms to work to support the at-home educational efforts of teachers, parents, caregivers and children in grades pre-K through…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Postponement of 2020 Season to Next Year, Due to Global Pandemic

Focus will now be online content to connect with stay-at-home audience Westport Country Playhouse is postponing its 2020 season until spring 2021, due to the global pandemic. All programming will move to 2021, including the season’s five main productions, Script in Hand Playreading series, Family Festivities presentations, and the New Works Initiative. This year would…

Westport Country Playhouse Partners with Kelli O’Hara for Livestream Event

Kelli O’Hara (contributed photo/Westport Country Playhouse)Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kelli O’Hara, in partnership with Westport Country Playhouse’s education and community outreach department, will host “Getting to Know You: A Celebration of Young Artists,” on Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m., on the Playhouse YouTube channel and Facebook Live. The virtual showcase will feature 10 randomly…

Norwalk’s Maritime Garage Gallery Extends Call For Art for Next Exhibit

Norwalk, CT – The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery has extended its call for art for its next exhibit, entitled “DeFACEment: Through Artistic Eyes

”.  The new deadline for submissions is April 30, 2020. The exhibit, which was to open on April 30 has been postponed and is expected to open mid-2020, at…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Changes in 2020 Season Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

90th Season for historic theater now set to begin in July Westport Country Playhouse announces changes in its upcoming 2020 Season, with the official opening now scheduled for July instead of the previously announced April kick-off, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The revised 2020 lineup includes a total of three productions:   two musicals, “Ain’t…

Fairfield County DJ Rocks the Extra Chromosome With Free Virtual Dance Party for World Down Syndrome Day

Here’s some good news in an otherwise crazy world we’ve been living in. Everyone is invited to join a free Virtual Dance Party, live on Facebook, tonight, Saturday, March 21, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. EST in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day. Joe Agostino, a 24-year-old graduate of Norwalk High School Sacred Heart University…

Mystic Aquarium offering free online resources for fun & learning

Mystic, CT – While animal welfare and human health remain the top priorities for Mystic Aquarium, the iconic Connecticut attraction is keenly focused on developing fun, educational opportunities to engage families. Online resources are not only providing much-needed educational content for children learning from home but are connecting team members at Mystic to their community…