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“It’s A Wonderful Life”~ A Live Radio Play

It’s pretty much Christmas year ’round for Bridgeport, Connecticut playwright, Joe Landry. Around the actual holidays things really get ramped up thanks to a play he wrote some twenty years ago. Joe and his two siblings grew up in a household where the arts were favored. Joe’s Dad is an artist and his Mom loved Read more…

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Susan Granger~ Child Actress, Entertainment Reporter, Movie Critic

Some of you may remember, Susan Granger who was an entertainment reporter in the late 1970’s for what was then WNCH-TV, which is now of course WTNH-TV (abc). Granger is now, and has been for a long time, a syndicated movie critic and she knows what she’s talking about having grown up in Hollywood. Granger of Read more…

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He Has A Front Row Seat At The Academy Awards

He was just in from the Telluride Film Festival and just about headed out to the Toronto Film Festival, and so it goes for Woodbridge, Connecticut’s Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter‘s new Chief Awards blogger, as in Oscars and Golden Globes. He’s a busy guy these days as “Oscar Season” is underway. The “Oscar Season” Read more…

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It’s A Gem Of A Place With A Movie Star Name

Big doings at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, we now have a outdoor marquis to tell you about all the wonderful events gong on! This may not be the biggest flash to you ever, but we’re thrilled that it’s up and running. It’s a real fine match to Read more…

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If It’s From Yesterday, They’ll Have It

Remember When is a shop that might remind you of going into your Grandmother’s attic there are all sorts of treasures here to go thru. On Main in Torrington, Connecticut the place is chocked full of everything, just name it. There is vintage lighting, furnishings, jewelry and accessories. There are dishes and men’s hats and Read more…

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Pat Keogh Is The Sound Man

Pat Keogh has been making music for as long as he can remember. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and the Berklee School of Music he is a former member of “Kool and The Gang.” He was on tour doing his guitar thing all over the world. Pat is still making music, but now Read more…

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Hepburn Stamp Unveiled at The Kate

Actress Katharine Hepburn was given quite a birthday gift today, her own 44 cent U.S. Postal Stamp. Hepburn would have been 103 years old today. The photo used on the stamp is from a publicity shot taken for her 1942 film, “Woman of The Year.” The late 4-time Academy Award winning actress would have been Read more…

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Connecticut’s Gem of a Place With a Movie Star Name

The clock outside the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center says it’s nearly time for a show. I spend a lot of time at The Kate because I’m a true believer in the arts. The world is a better place with theater and music and art and dance, and children’s shows and all need to be Read more…

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Mel Wax and Hopeless Pictures

You may never have seen this animated show on the Independent Film Channel, I hadn’t until someone pointed it out to me but I’m sure glad I found it. There were not very many episodes made…but the few which saw the light of day were laugh-out-loud hysterical. Mel Wax is the lead. Wax heads up Read more…

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