Dance legend Alvin Ailey has left behind far more than a brilliantly talented troupe. The AileyCamp introduces inner-city children to the artistry and power of dance — and changes lives.
Whether kissing Britney Spears, playing a sidekick on TV’s Ed or starring in the latest Coppola flick, Fairfield’s Justin Long is hot.
Young, old and everyone in between has gotten in on the in-line skating craze. Here’s a look at those who think that life’s one big roller rink.
Step inside the amazing – and eerie – world of John Reznikoff, collector extraordinaire and president of University Archives. Vincent Price would have loved it here.
Santa’s elves have been busy in the shops in our area. Here’s our annual guide to the best picks of the season.
You don’t need to be a sports junkie to know Sal Marchiano. This Emmy Award-winning sportscaster has given us the play-by-play of major sporting events like the Mets winning the 1969 World Series and the Ali–Frazier fight in Manila.
At eighty-seven, the longtime maestro of the New York City Ballet continues to blend the classical with modern and raise the bar in the music world.
When local cartoonists send out holiday cards, do they buy them at drugstores? No way!
We pull back the curtain of the area’s small community theaters and find a place where regular residents become stars and everyone comes away with a sense of, well, community.
He took the finance world by storm (retired at 37), is a mathematical genius (graduated with honors from Princeton) and recently played in the World Poker Tournament (placed fourth). So why is he happiest
as a struggling musician?
Leaving the single life in London, famed chic-lit
author Jane Green finds herself at home in Westport. Her characters have grown, too; but family life hasn’t slowed down their all-to-human antics.
Artspace breathed new life into a once fashionable department store in Bridgeport, creating cool art studios.
The world of art feels at home here — an area rich in varied perspectives.
Only the talent of Westporter Rondi Charleston could make the transition from television news reporter to soulful jazz singer seem so smooth.
Fairfield beach is hot, but the real estate scene here is even hotter. From beach cottages to three-story new constructions — prices are going through the roof.
Fairfield University’s Quick Center is rapidly becoming a cultural mecca. All come to listen to legendary writers, musicians, actors, political pundits and business leaders.
The Westport Youth Film Festival draws teen filmmakers from the community and around the world.
Forget singing into hairbrushes in front of the mirror. These teenagers — including Westporter Brooke Mori — are shooting for No. 1 on the charts.
Best-selling author Philip Caputo explores war, divergent cultures, even the realities of Fairfield County suburbia.
And so the curtain rises on the second act of the Westport Country Playhouse. As Artistic Director Joanne Woodward steps aside, who will take the spotlight?
The epicenter of the comic book universe — Spiderman, X-Men, Superman — is right here in Fairfield. Meet legendary superhero artist John Byrne.
Fairfielder Brian Torff may be the best jazz musician you didn’t know you knew — but check the liner notes on your favorite recordings. His name is right there with all the greats.
Car obsession hits new heights with these area collectors. Meet the owners and see the cars that get their hearts racing.
Darien writer Bob Spitz succumbed to Beatlemania back in the sixties. By 1997 he had the experience and lunacy to start what has since become the best biography of the legendary rock ’n’ roll group.
Local teen bands rock out — and the dads are blissfully adrift in Rolling Stone fantasies.
We asked. You delivered — big time. We’re thrilled to reveal the winners of our annual photo contest, which focused on our favorite subjects — our towns and the people who define them.
With a Westport home built in 1800 and handpicked French antiques, Sheri and Rami Wertheim keep alive the glories of the past.
Westport firefighter, organic farmer, beekeeper, Associate Fellow at Yale, Nate Gibbons is foremost a wet-plate photographer — an antiquated art form that embraces technique and outcome.
Blending business quick wits with creative inspiration, area women are designing fashionable items for the home and body — and turning a profit.
You never know what you’ll hear on the airwaves at Staples — it’s all up to the students. Everything from Stevie Wonder to Eminem goes.
Staples junior Daniel Innamorati is hardworking, talented and big hearted. And have you seen this guy skate? He’s an Olympic hopeful.
Always up for a new challenge, Southporter Nelson Stephenson tries his hand at international competitive sailing — and wins with the grace of a true sportsman.
As tennis giant James Blake takes his place as one of the world’s best players, he still treasures his roots, here in Fairfield.
When Arlene Scanlan was a kid, she had stars in her eyes for the big lights of Broadway. Now she’s the one behind the curtain, making the magic happen.
Orchestras in our area have gotten the message about attracting new audiences — and they can’t wait to shake up our expectations.
If you think the hottest clubs with the hottest bands in town are only for the college kids, think again. There’s a perfect place for everybody.