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  • Fight, robots, fight!

    Fight, robots, fight!

    Sixteen teams of builder-controlled robots will fight each other, using unortodox weaponry and crafty defenses, when Norwalk-based National Havoc Robot League holds its Teams Championship on Saturday June 1 from 9 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. at House of Havoc, located at 165 Water Street in Norwalk.   According to a news release, riotous robot combat tournaments…

  • “The Sugar Maker,” co-produced by Factory Underground, debuts May 18

    “The Sugar Maker,” co-produced by Factory Underground, debuts May 18

    Ethan Isaac’s new documentary The Sugar Maker, shot by Emmy-winning cinematographer William Fitzgerald, chronicles maple syrup production at “Farmer Pete” Campbell’s Horse Shoe Farm in Ridgefield. The film, co-produced by Norwalk multimedia facility Factory Underground, is an entry in the 2024 Ridgefield Independent Film Festival. It debuts at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 at…

  • The Norwalk Art Space Annual Community Arts Bash scheduled for May 30

    The Norwalk Art Space Annual Community Arts Bash scheduled for May 30

    The Norwalk Art Space’s Annual Community Arts Bash Gala, benefitting the Art Space’s free education programs for local students is planned for Thursday May 30 from  6 until 9 p.m.  Honorees will be Petty-Drayton Music Program sponsors Adria Petty, Charley Drayton, and Bernard Drayton. According to a news release, there will be live and silent…

  • Norwalk High annual spring musical kicks off tomorrow at 7 p.m.

    Norwalk High annual spring musical kicks off tomorrow at 7 p.m.

    Norwalk High School’s production of the rousing 2006 hit musical The Drowsy Chaperone, directed by Charles McAfee, will offer welcome relief from ordinary run-of-the-mill high school musical fare. Although not widely remembered today, the comedy/fantasy ran for 674 Broadway performances, winning five Tony awards (including Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical) out…

  • Starts today! Norwalk Conservatory production of “Cabaret”

    Starts today! Norwalk Conservatory production of “Cabaret”

    The Norwalk Conservatory of the Arts offers up its production of Cabaret starting today, Wednesday April 17, through Saturday April 20 at Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill Street #3, Bridgeport. According to a news release, Conservatory principals Daniel Loftus George and Ricky Loftus George are director and choreographer respectively. Musical director is Fredrick Feeney.…

  • Unveiling Fairfield County’s Gilded Age

    Unveiling Fairfield County’s Gilded Age

    Fairfield Museum and History Center’s Money Talks: The Gilded Age in Fairfield  rolls back the curtain on the wealthy vacationers, innovative businessmen, immigrant laborers and local benefactors who populated 19th century coastal Fairfield County amid growing public needs.   The exhibit will be the centerpiece of  Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Gilded Age Tea at Fairfield Museum on Sunday, May 19  from…

  • Join NoN at The Norwalk Art Space, Thursday, April 25

    Join NoN at The Norwalk Art Space, Thursday, April 25

    One of the many reasons we love Norwalk is that there’s always something to talk about. It could be a building coming down while another one goes up. Or maybe it’s a debate on the local budget or the use of federal funding for infrastructure improvements. Aquariums both big and small always get our attention,…

  • A Cabaret to Support Norwalk/Nagarote Sister City Project

    A Cabaret to Support Norwalk/Nagarote Sister City Project

    A cast of exceptional local singers join forces this Sunday evening, March 24, to perform in a cabaret benefiting the Norwalk Sister City Project in Nagarote, Nicaragua. Headlining the show is Norwalk’s own Robin de Jesús, winner of three Tony Award nominations on Broadway for his performances in The Boys in the Band, In the…

  • ‘The Vines’ Sculpture, Facing Eviction, May Move to Maritime Garage

    ‘The Vines’ Sculpture, Facing Eviction, May Move to Maritime Garage

    Anyone who has driven, walked, or taken a bus along West Avenue in Norwalk has seen the undulating artwork called “Gateway to Norwalk,” popularly known as The Vines. The 700- to 800-foot sculpture hangs along the concrete retaining walls, and is made up of twisted metal meant to evoke vines that spell out words and…

  • Cultural Crossover: Colombian vibes from 150 young musicians

    More than 150 young musicians will take the stage at the Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, at 7 p.m. this Saturday March 23 when Norwalk Youth Symphony members team up with performers from Stamford-based music education program Intempo and electronic fusion band Kaloa to present Intempo’s annual Cultural Crossover Concert.  Intempo teaches youngsters “predominantly…

  • Broadway star Robin de Jesus comes home to Norwalk

    Broadway star Robin de Jesus comes home to Norwalk

    Broadway star Robin de Jesús will present a personal musical memoire in his cabaret show Getting Started  at 8 p.m. on Saturday March 23  at Music Theater of Connecticut, 509 Westport Avenue in Norwalk.  A native Norwalker, de Jesus received Tony Award nominations for his performances in The Boys in the Band, In the Heights, and La Cage Aux Folles. …