Thursday, May 31, 2012
Monday, May 28, 2012
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Thursday, May 24, 2012
For tickets, please go here.
- Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery at SeaFair: Art|Greenwich, Booth #108
- Thursday, May 24 - Monday, May 28 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
- SeaFair: Docked at Delamar, Greenwich - Greenwich
- Upcoming Exhibitions
Please join us at Booth 108, where we will be showcasing the international talent of artists Carole Feuerman, Marko Remec, Rex Prescott Walden, Damla Tokcan Faro, Johan Barrios, Kirsten Reynolds, John Jader Bedoya, and Jon Tsoi. For tickets, please go here.
- SeaFair: Docked at Delamar, Greenwich - Website
- 500 Steamboat Road
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
For more info, go to http://www.expoships.com/current_fairs/2012/greenwich/about.html CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Ballet School of Stamford – Hansel & Gretel, Friday-May 25- 7pm…Don't miss your chance to enjoy these events
|Ballet School of Stamford, The|
|175 Atlantic Street, Old Town Hall||Offers excellent ballet training to students age 3 to adult for both the recreational and pre-professional student. Promotes and encourages cultural diversity in ballet.|
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Monday, May 21, 2012
Stamford Downtown’s Bandapalooza
Stamford Downtown presented Bandapalooza on
FRIDAY, May 18, 2012 10 Local & regional bands played at venues throughout Stamford Downtown.
Support the bands and vote online to decide which 3 will go on to play at Alive@Five on June 21, 28 and July 5!
There are videos of each band and you must register to vote.
Voting will be live through tomorrow at noon.
CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Jazz Up July, FOUR performances
Columbus Park, Stamford, CT
Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 2012
Stamford Town Center presents Jazz Up July in partnership with Purdue Pharma on the Heineken Light Stage, a four week long series beginning July 11 in Columbus Park at 6:30 pm. Admission is free weeks 1 -3
$10 Festival Fee on August 1.
July 11 JOHN PIZZARELLI
John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, started playing the guitar at age six, and has had a multi-faceted career as a jazz guitarist, vocalist and bandleader. John, called “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times, has established himself as one of the prime interpreters of the great American songbook and beyond, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing. John’s latest album, Double Exposure, is a collection of tunes by some of the great pop songwriters of his own generation that are framed squarely within traditional jazz arrangements. www.johnpizzarelli.com
Young Artists Summer Jazz Workshop ‘12 All-Stars
celebrates its 20th anniversary season as the tri-state's pre-eminent and longest-running summer jazz program for student jazz musicians from middle school through college. Staffed by a stellar faculty of jazz performers/educators led by co-founders John Mastroianni and Joyce DiCamillo, the workshop focuses on improvisation, theory, arranging, lessons, and master classes with guest recording artists, a music business seminar, and a final concert. http://www.syap.org/
July 18 PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the esteemed music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Founded in 1961, the band has traveled worldwide spreading its mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center for British royalty or the King of Thailand, this music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit. The current director, Ben Jaffe, is the son of Preservation Hall Founders Allan and Sandra Jaffe. www.preservationhall.com
Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra
The 12-piece Brooklyn based band blends New Orleans party music, old school soul in the style of Ray Charles and Al Green, a good helping of jam-bandy Roots Rock and a splash of feel-good upbeat gospel music. When you combine the music with a one-of-a-kind, high-energy stage spectacle, you got yourself one heck of a revolution on your hands. http://www.brotherjoscephus.com/
July 25 SPYRO GYRA
Sponsored by HSBC
Spyro Gyra is an American jazz fusion band that was originally formed in the mid 1970s in Buffalo, New York. With over 25 albums released and 10 million copies sold, the band is among the most prolific as well as commercially successful groups of the genre. Among its most successful hit singles are "Shaker Song" and "Morning Dance," which receives significant play on popular music radio stations, and are frequently heard on jazz and easy listening stations. 2012 marks thirty-five years since its first album release. Spyro Gyra shows little sign of wanting to slow down, gaining Grammy nominations for each of its last four albums. www.spyrogyra.com
Richard “Cookie” Thomas & Friends
A versatile vocalist and undiscovered treasure, Richard “Cookie” Thomas’ career began in Philadelphia in 1960 when he had the opportunity, at fourteen, to open for B.B. King. Cookie, a Stamford resident known for his smooth voice, is not only a singer; he is also a voice-over artist, vocal coach and actor. http://www.cookiethomas.com/
Over the course of Al Jarreau’s remarkable, five decade-plus career, he has become one of the most universally popular artists and has one of the music world’s most uniquely eclectic voices. Al is only the second artist—Michael Jackson was the first—to win Grammy Awards in jazz, pop, and R & B categories. Overall he has won seven Grammy Awards. www.aljarreau.com
TIZERLao Tizer began his career during his high school years in his hometown of Boulder, Colorado and self-produced and released his first three solo keyboard recordings by the age of seventeen. Today, Lao, a keyboardist and recording artist performs with his all-star quartet, TIZER, captivating audiences of all ages and musical tastes. www.laotizer.com
Children aged 12 and under are free. Single main entrance with multiple entry portals located on Main Street just east of Clark and Lower Summer Streets.
Rain Venue – Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street
Stamford Town Center presents Jazz Up July in partnership with Purdue Pharma on the Heineken Light Stage.
The event is produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford.
Additional sponsors include The Advocate, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, BevMax, Crystal Rock, Happyhaha
Photography, Hilton Stamford, Hotel Zero Degrees, Sheraton Stamford Hotel, Simply Signs, Stamford
Center for the Arts, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, Stamford Moffly Media and WEBE 108CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Franklin Street Works is excited to host artist Elizabeth Demaray for "Soft Rocks" a free, public display. The internationally exhibited artist will work with our audience in a workshop where participants upholster their own rocks. Inspired by Demaray's practice and her work "Whatever's Left," on view in Franklin Street Works' current exhibition "House Arrest," the event will allow for a mix of levity and skill in a social setting. See the exhibition and have a coffee or beer in the cafe.
CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
|Franklin Street Works Café|
|$||41 Franklin Street||A not-for-profit contemporary art space & café offering lunch, afternoon snacks and after work drinks on Thursdays with coffee, wine, beer, sandwiches, salads and sweets.|
Friday, May 18, 2012
|Broad St. between Bedford St. & Gay St.|
You can get deals during lunch, delicious pastas, and more
|$$||Too Few (1)||30-45 mins||$25||0.0 mi|
Broad St. & Atlantic St.
Casual and comfortable. Ready made paninis, sandwiches & more
|$||Too Few (2)||15-30 mins||$25||0.1 mi|
Atlantic St. between Main St. & Broad St.
|$||(13)||40-55 mins||$15||0.1 mi|
Summer St. between Broad St. & Summer Pl.
MaryAnns kitchen prepares, by, homemade tortillas, and more.
|$$||Too Few (2)||30-45 mins||$20|
+ $5 fee
Spring St. between Bedford St. & Summer St.
|$$||Too Few (0)||45-60 mins||$25||0.2 mi|
Atlantic Pizza has been serving the greater Stamford area
+ $1 fee
| ||$$||Too Few (0)||45-60 mins||$50||0.2 mi|
|Garden Catering offers something |
|$||30-45 mins||$30||0.2 mi|
Closed Monday - Friday 2:30-4:30.
|$$||(7)||35-50 mins||$15||0.2 mi|
Bedford Street between Broad & Spring Street
|$||(10)||30-45 mins||$20||0.3 mi|
|Bedford St. between Broad St. & Spring St.|
It’s not all about pasta… It’s casual, It’s trendy,
|$$$||45-60 mins||$25||0.3 mi|
Fuji (Stamford) NEW!
|$$||Too Few (0)||30-45 mins||$20||0.3 mi|
|$$||(8)||30-45 mins||$20||0.3 mi|
|>>>>||$||Too Few (2)||30-45 mins||$25|
+ 7% fee
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
If you are looking for one of the three designers' wares, or the winner Kara Laricks designs, you can shop for all of them at Stamford Town Center. No problem. Their chosen designs are hanging on the rack and are for sale. If you want to know what all the buzz is about, take a look at the season finale of Fashion Star-- check it out here.
Shop Stamford Downtown - Stamford Town Center caters to discriminating customers by offering a mix of retailers and services such as H & M, Williams-Sonoma, XXI Forever, Ross-Simons, J. Crew, and such restaurants as The Capital Grille, Mitchell's Fish Market, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Kona Grill, California Pizza Kitchen, and Cosi. Other notable stores include Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's and food court and Looney Tunes Children's Play Area on Level 7.
|Hours:||10:00 AM - 9:00 PM|
|Address:||100 Greyrock Place, Stamford, CT 06901|
|Phone Number:||(203) 324-0935|
Stamford Downtown’s Bandapalooza
Bands Set Times for Competition
-- Come see some of your favorite local and regional bands as they compete in
Stamford Downtown’s Bandapalooza!
Stamford Downtown presents Bandapalooza
FRIDAY, May 18, 2012 Set times vary, see below.
10 Local & regional bands will play at venues throughout Stamford Downtown.
Come support the bands and vote online to decide which 3 will go on to play at Alive@Five on June 21, 28 and July 5!
These are the bands and locations (as of May 15, subject to change):
Bartaco – 222 Summer St.
All Banged Up
Black Bear Saloon – 261 Main St.
Bradford's Grill & Tavern – 83 Bedford St.
Skies For Miles
Brick House Bar & Grill – 244 Bedford St.
BUtterfield 8 Restaurant & Lounge – 112 Bedford St.
Second Street Saints
Lucky Break – 268 Atlantic St.
Woods of Arden
SBC Downtown Restaurant & Brewery – 131 Summer St.
Station Eats – 3 Landmark Square
Tiernan's – 187 Main St.
Tigin Irish Pub – 175 Bedford St.
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