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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    Fridays Sept. 12 – Dec. 19 (No class Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 17, Nov. 28), 9 – 10:30 am Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini...

  • Parties at the JCC Center

    2014.09.02

    A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to...

  • The Way We Worked

    2014.09.20

    September 20 through November 4, 9am – 5pm The Way We Worked is a fun and nostalgic look back at the history of working people in...

  • NFL Specials

    2014.09.17

    Are you ready to spend Football Sunday and Mondays with us at the Whale? Join us for $4 Bud Light Drafts, $8 Signature Bloody Mary’s and...

  • College Football Specials

    2014.09.17

    Calling all College Football fans! Watch your favorite college football team score a touchdown at Sign of the Whale. Drink specials include $4...

  • 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

    2014.09.01

    September 1 – December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre...

  • Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County

    2014.10.25

    Saturday, October 25 – Sunday, November 2 Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 25 through Sunday, November 2 for the 13th season of the...

  • New Fitness Class: SalsaTone

    2014.11.01

    Starting November 1st ~ Every Saturday morning 10 to 11 AM Instructor: Melissa Lopez Start your weekend off right with this exciting cardio...

  • Recovery Climb 2014

    2014.11.01

    Liberation Programs' Recovery Climb 2014 will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Chelsea Piers in Stamford. Liberation's...

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    2014.11.01

    Instructor: April Genovese Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm Price: $30 April will teach turn patterns and open shines every Advanced Beginner should...

  • Dream Ball Gala

    2014.11.01

      Cocktails, dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a Giving Tree will all be included during the 10th annual Dream Ball gala, to be...

  • Kids Fun Night | Movie Night in the Pool!

    2014.11.01

    Grades K – 5. Bring your friends to hang out and watch a movie in the coolest way possible; while floating in the pool! This Kids Fun Night...

  • French Market (Farmers’ Market) | Stamford, CT

    2014.06.07

    Visit our farmers’ market with vendors offering the freshest fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods and more! Straight from the farm...

  • French Market (Farmers’ Market)

    2014.06.14

    Visit our farmers’ market with vendors offering the freshest fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods and more! Straight from the farm and...

  • Wheels in the Woods Fall Activity Trail

    2014.11.02

    Sundays, November 2 - 30, Noon - 4 pm Our popular self-guided activity trail returns with new activities. Identify fall birds, do a mini...

  • Restaurant: Family Night | Stamford, CT

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    Every Sunday evening from 5:30PM - 8:30PM Bring the kids to enjoy our Magician, special kids menu, fun for the entire family!

  • Monday Morning Open House

    2014.06.02

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