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Sept/Oct 2011: Table of Contents


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


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

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

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


Bar Rosso
by Mary Kate Hogan

Napa & Co
by Elizabeth Keyser

Index of Advertisers

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Stamford Agenda

  • "Art Beyond Style" Solo Art Show by Oksana Tanasiv


    September 4, 2015, 5:30-8:00pm Stamford Palace Theater 61 Atlantic St.,  Stamford,  CT  06901   Solo art show by...

  • Sara Walker Nursery School registration is in full swing!


    Community. Caring. Respect. The JCC Sara Walker Nursery School offers preschool programs for children ages 2 to 4 and pre-K, with flexible...

  • Neshama Yoga


    Fridays, Sept. 11 – Dec. 18 (no class on Nov. 27), 9 – 10:30am Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini Yoga and Jewish spirituality....

  • ReDress-Upcycled Style By Nancy Judd


    September 18 to November 1, Mon.- Sat. 9am-5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm "Wow! Are you kidding? That can't be made from trash." is...

  • Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use


    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...

  • Upright Citizen's Brigade


    Founded by Amy Poehler (SNL, Parks and Recreation), Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Companyperforms a night of provocative sketch comedy and...

  • Team in Training's Rock 'N' Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon


    Brand New Race Coming to Team In Training!   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Connecticut Westchester Hudson Valley Chapter’s...

  • Homemade Pasta Cooking Class - Enriched Pasta


    Our pasta making class series is fun, creative and will turn you in an Italian pasta expert. Under the guidance of Chef Pat Pascarella, you will...

  • Shatterproof Challenge Fairfield County


    Shatterproof, a national organization committed to protecting our children from addiction to alcohol or other drugs and ending the stigma and...



    Ives Concert Park will hold its first annual Harvest Jam this October! Attendees will indulge in great fall themed vendors, delicious local food...

  • Fry Street Quartet at Pequot Library, Saturday, October 10 at 7:30pm


    Prize-winning ensemble that dazzles audiences from Carnegie Hall to Sarajevo makes their only stop in Connecticut this year. Fry Street Quartet...

  • Swimming Activities At The JCC


    Swim School at the J Mondays, Wednesdays or Sundays, September 9 – December 23, 2015 Grades K – 5. Where young children get a...

  • The SM&NC Sunday Farm Market Is Back!


    Sundays, June 28 through October 11, 10am – 2pm Many of the previous vendors are returning and we've added some new vendors to offer a...

  • Market Madness Sundays


    Sundays, September 13 - October 11, 10 am - 3 pm Support local farmers and explore the SM&NC through hands-on activities and with our Market...

  • Daniel Nault; Performing Live at Table 104


    Daniel Nault- Musical Performer Acoustic Singer  Table104  203-388-8898

  • Scarecrow Making


    Sunday, October 4 & 11, 2 - 4 pm October 4:   Session 1: 2 - 3 pm | Session 2: 3 - 4 pm October 11: Session 1: 2 - 3 pm | Session 2: 3 - 4...

  • FALL BREAK OUT DAY: Cycles & Circles


    Celebrate our newest exhibition, ReDress: Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd, and the coming of another fall season, as we explore the cycles of nature....

  • Retired Men’s Club


    Mondays, Sept. 21 – Dec. 28, 10am – 1pm, (No activities or luncheon Sept. 7, Sept. 14, Sept. 28, Oct. 5) Do you enjoy stimulating discussions...

  • Retired Men’s Club


    Mondays, Oct 12 – Dec. 28, 10am – 1pm Do you enjoy stimulating discussions about politics or finance, or just getting together and sharing the...

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