Category Archives: Art and Music

Connecticut Actress, Skylar Dunn

Skylar Dunn of Branford, Connecticut is only 10 years old, but has already wrapped her first major motion picture called “The Greatest Showman” starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michele Williams and Zandaya. It has been nominated for three Golden Globes. Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum,”The Greatest Showman,” is an original musical that celebrates the Read more…

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Norwalk Connecticut’s Wall Street Theater

  There’s a new theater in the state, have you heard? The Wall Street Theater is in Norwalk, Connecticut and it’s only been open since May of 2017. It’s housed in a historic building which dates back to 1915. In its infancy it was home to vaudeville. Since then the building has had many uses, but now Read more…

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World Champion Accordionist, Cory Pesaturo

That’s three-time world champion and Guinness World record holder, Cory Pesaturo. You name the genre of music and he can play it on his souped up accordion. In Graz, Austria, in August of 2017, he played for a straight 32 hours and 13 minutes smashing the old accordion playing world record of 31-hours and 25-minutes. The 29-year Read more…

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Explore Italy With L’Esperta

Ashley Turney of Montville, Connecticut fell in love with Italy when she studied there as a Trinity college student more than 25 years ago. Since 1990, she has returned over and over again and even learned the language, mind you she is not Italian, the country just speaks to her. Turney became so connected with the Read more…

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“Her Song” An Anti Bullying Musical With A Powerful Message

What do you do about the nationwide epidemic of bullying in schools? Social media is playing a big part in this cruelty. Song writer, Jill Nesi of Madison has produced a musical that is getting statewide acclaim. It is called “Her Song” and it just debuted at the Ivoryton Playhouse. The Commission on Women, Children and Seniors and Read more…

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Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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Advancing The Fashion Industry By Helping Designers Of Tomorrow

For 80 years the Fashion Scholarship Fund, based in New York City, has been helping designers in the fashion industry get ahead. FSF’s mission is to encourage gifted and enterprising young people to pursue careers in design, merchandising, retailing, and business. Executive Director, Doug Evans and his board is working with 61 colleges and universities Read more…

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Singer-Songwriter, Maya McClean

  Maya McClean  is an Australian singer-songwriter. She has a fraternal twin sister and their dream when they were young was to meet Michael Jackson and work with him, dancing and singing. They actually met Jackson when they were 14 in Sydney. They didn’t end up working with him, but they did for 13 years work with music star, Read more…

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All the Restaurants in New York

A never-ending visual exploration of New York City’s culinary offerings People are compelled to do all kinds of things in their lives. John Donohue is an artist and writer who has decided to draw all the eateries in New York City. John Donohue of Brooklyn, New York… a former editor at The New Yorker, recently launched his Read more…

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Gianni Leito Is Headed For The Berklee College Of Music

  The state of Connecticut is full of talented musicians. Nineteen-year old Gianni Leito of Bridgeport was rejected from every music school he applied to one year ago, but now he’s headed to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. The 19-year old Fairfield Prep graduate learned a lesson from the rejection and persevered. Read more…

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