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Sept/Oct 2011: Table of Contents



Features

Ten Teens to Watch 2011
Their goals and backgrounds are varied but they share ambition and a passion for learning. Meet ten Stamford teens bound to make headlines again.
by Beth Cooney

Understanding What We Lost
Filmmaker Jules Naudet was shooting a documentary downtown when he captured the instant the first plane hit. He talks about his
9/11 film and his spiritual journey so far.
by Chris Hodenfield

Making Classical Cool
Eckart Preu, Stamford Symphony Orchestra’s music director, draws all eyes each time he raises his baton. He’d rather you listen to the sounds of the music.
by Beth Cooney

Very Funny
TV stars Terry Crews, Ice Cube and Essence Atkins on their TBS hit show Are We There Yet? and making  Stamford their production’s home.
by Chris Hodenfield

Departments

From the President

From the Editor

Fab finds
Branch, Cost Less Wines & Liquors, County TV, H&M, Juliska, Macy’s, Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning, Papyrus, Stamford Florist     
by Carisha Swanson

Town Talk
Two art galleries open, two local businesses give back, plus two local residents on their support of the Liver Life Walk

UpClose
Top party pros share their secrets for pulling off a great bash.

On the Scene
American Heart Association, Connecticut Women’s Alliance, Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Domus, Fairfield County Community Foundation, Japanese American Association of New York, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Keep America Beautiful, Kids in Crisis, King Low Heywood Thomas, Malkin Properties, Mill River Collaborative, Moffly Media, New England Fertility Institute, Smart Kids with LD, Stamford Hospital, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Volunteer Center of Southwestern Fairfield County

infashion
Designer Elie Tahari, must-haves for fall, plus quick and easy style tips

Weddings
McLaughlin–Milligan
Brittain–Valenti

InGoodTaste
Bar Rosso
by Mary Kate Hogan

Napa & Co
by Elizabeth Keyser

Index of Advertisers

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Stamford Agenda

  • Opening of Amore Cucina & Bar

    2015.01.26

    Amore Cucina & Bar, presented by 5-Time World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio, is a neighborhood Italian restaurant which combines old school...

  • The Loft Artists Gallery presents "Roads and Bridges"

    2015.01.03

    “Roads and Bridges” LOFT ARTISTS STUDIOS + GALLERIES 575 Pacific Street, Stamford, CT 06902 www.loftartists.com 203 247 2027...

  • Franklin Street Works Presents: “About Like So: The Influence of Painting”

    2014.11.22

    Stamford, CT  - “About Like So: The Influence of Painting” is a group exhibition that explores how the histories, forms,...

  • Play At Alive @ 5

    2015.01.15

    Stamford Downtown is currently accepting applications from bands interested in playing at Alive@Five and Jazz Up July,  two premier outdoor...

  • Crab Shell CELEBRATING 25 YEARS

    2015.01.15

    CELEBRATING 25 YEARS!! 1989 MENU & PRICES OCTOBER THRU MARCH MONDAY - THURSDAY Happy Hour 4pm - 7pm $5 Wines by the GLASS, BEER &...

  • JCC Sara Walker Nursery School Registration

    2014.08.11

    Registration for the 2014/15 school Our Nursery School programs are designed to help children learn in an interactive and playful way while...

  • FAll 2014 Semester beginning - Ballet School of Stamford

    2014.09.15

    Our Fall semester begins on September 15th in our beautiful studios at Old Town Hall in Stamford. We offer classes for children age 3 to 18. Our...

  • Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

    2015.01.02

    January 2 - December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate...

  • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Nocturnal in Nature

    2015.01.30

    Explore the world of nature at night and learn about the adaptations of nocturnal animals. Meet live nocturnal creatures and then head out on the...

  • Middle School Laser Tag

    2015.01.31

    Compete against your friends in the ultimate laser tag battle of the year. Snacks will be provided. Member $10 / Community $15. For more...

  • GARRICK OHLSSON RECITAL

    2015.01.31

    World Renowned Pianist Garrick Ohlsson will perform selections of Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin at the Stamford’s Palace...

  • Winter Farm Letterboxing Trail

    2015.02.01

    February 1 - February 28, Mon-Sat. 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday 11 am - 5 pm Get rid of the winter blues by participating in our new farm letterboxing...

  • Sunday Explorers

    2014.12.07

    Sundays, December 7 - February 22, 1 - 4 pm. (no class 12/21 & 12/28) Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature...

  • TuB’shevat-Shanahnah With Sandi

    2015.02.03

    For children ages 6 months - 2 years and their parents or caregivers Celebrate a whole year of holidays with the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School...

  • Documentary Night: PELICAN DREAMS

    2015.02.04

    The Avon Theatre, Audubon Connecticut & Stamford Land Conservation Trust Present Documentary Night   PELICAN DREAMS  ...

  • Chocolate & Dessert Wine Lover's Evening

    2015.02.05

    An evening to benefit Shelter for the Homeless "The Ultimate Tasting Experience" Savory samples, tapas, and door prizes with over...

  • Sid the Science Kid

    2015.02.06

    Sid, Gabriela, Gerald and May invite you and your family to join them as they take an incredible journey through the five senses: sight, sound,...

  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

    2015.02.07

    When Mars and Venus collide, the adventures are earth-shatteringly hysterical! “THE HIT SHOW!” starring PETER STORY Based on the...

  • FTMA Talk Back Series: THE PLAYER

    2015.02.11

    The Avon Theatre and Sacred Heart University Present   The FTMA Talk Back Series   Part 1 of “Making Moview”...

  • French Cinematheque: HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

    2015.02.12

    The Avon Theatre and the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich present   HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR   Directed by Alain Resnais  ...


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