This Weekend: art show openings, funk, jazz, heavy metal concerts, nature walks, outdoor benefit galas & more

Cleary’s New Orleans funk in concert Grammy Award-winner Jon Cleary will bring his New Orleans funk and “real music played real good” to the Ridgefield Playhouse stage Thursday, Sept. 21, at 8 p.m. For ticket holders, there’s a complimentary wine tasting in the lobby before show along with an art exhibit. Kicking off night is Jimmy Greene, Grammy Award-winning jazz … read more

This Weekend: Play & film premieres; art shows & sales; jazz, rock, folk & opera, plus festivals

‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ opens on stage in Stamford Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Todd Kreidler’s adaptation of the 1967 film based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by William Rose, will open Curtain Call’s 27th season on tonight, Sept. 7, in the Dressing Room Theatre, Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. The Connecticut premiere of this play, … read more

Peter Pan — Reimagined takes flight in Fairfield

Peter Pan — Reimagined will be presented Aug. 26 and 27 by the New Paradigm Theatre Company at the Fairfield Theatre Company’s Warehouse venue. While the beloved script and songs will remain the same, the multiethnic and multifaceted cast features area youth sharing the stage with seasoned theater professionals in a way that will be relevant to today’s audiences. Tying … read more