Category Archives: Art and Music

Westport’s Olivia Porretta is Teaching Kids How To Be Smart Online

Olivia Porretta is a 17-year old animator from Westport, Connecticut. This Staples High School junior’s video called “Wise on the Web,” was selected to be featured on the national platform of AMAZE.org . AMAZE’s mission, is to teach 10 to 14 year olds about life thru animation. Topics include sex ed, relationships, and how to stay safe on the internet Read more…

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Identical Twin Recording Artists, Will & Anthony

They are a very handsome dynamic duo. Identical twin singers who are a throwback to the days of Frank Sinatra, Will and Anthony Nunziata. Their late Grandfather, Bill Wendell, was the announcer for years on “Late Night With David Letterman. Will and Anthony are real showmen, at the age of 33. They are funny together and have Read more…

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Its All About Judy Garland In Goodspeed’s “Chasing Rainbows”

This is the story behind Goodspeed‘s now-playing “Chasing Rainbows.” The production is about Judy Garland as a child actress up thru the point at which she lands the part of Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz.” Creator, producer Tina Marie Casamento Libby and famed Judy Garland historian, author, John Fricke worked together for seven years go get Read more…

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Connecticut’s Chloe Lang and Michael Lombardi Team For Comic Series

There’s a lot of artistic talent in Connecticut…take for instance Newington’s Michael T Lombardi and Branford’s 14-year old Chloe Lang. Both are actors….Lombardi is also a writer, director and producer of a new online comedy series called “The Misadventures of Brooke and Carly” in which Lang co-stars. Lang is also a dancer and singer and has just released a Read more…

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Sennheiser Innovates Wireless Technology And The Famous Take Notice

It’s all about Sound at Sennheiser. The audio-giant family-owned company is based in Germany but it’s North American Headquarters just happens to be in Old Lyme, Connecticut. The 71-year old company today is know for its microphones, headphones and wireless technology. Sennheiser has won an Academy Award, an Emmy, a Grammy, all for its sound. The biggest recording Read more…

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Beautiful Quilts To Be Displayed in Kent, Connecticut

Art Quilter Exhibits at Kent Memorial Library (Kent, Connecticut) – Kent fiber artist, Karen Eckmeier will be exhibiting her work in an exhibit titled, Happy Villages and Accidental Landscapes, at the Kent Memorial Library beginning September 1 until October 31, 2016. Eckmeier, also known as The Quilted Lizard, is an award-winning art quilter, international teacher, author, Read more…

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From Broadway With Love To Orlando

Van Dean is a Broadway producer and founder of Broadway Records who grew up in Trumbull, Connecticut. Dean’s life as a producer changed after the tragedy at Sandy Hook. He saw so many hurting that he knew he had to do something. He started producing summer productions where he brings actors from Broadway who get involved Read more…

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Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly Read more…

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Helping The Homeless Through Musical Intervention

Adam Christoferson, an only child who grew up in East Haven, is making a difference of the lives of the homeless through music. He founded Musical Intervention, based in New Haven. He’s giving the homeless a place to express themselves by singing and writing songs and recording them. He believes to his core in helping people. Read more…

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Ayla Brown ~ Nashville Recording Artist

    Nashville country recording artist, Ayla Brown is a former finalist on American Idol…you may remember her from the show. Since then she has sung around the world for the men and women serving our country and has been on the stage at the The Grand Ole Opry. Brown is from Massachusetts originally and the daughter Read more…

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