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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Arts and Leisure

Arts and Leisure

Friday, August 28, 2015

Brightside Band Headlines at Levitt

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Brightside, a Venice, California-based band originally known as the Clayton Joseph Scott Band was headline performer tonight at the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Posted 09:29 PM
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Makeup Call at Dunkin’ Donuts

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The Dunkin’ Donuts outlet at Bridge Square in Westport’s Saugatuck section served as a makeup room tonight as a New York-based Pakistani film crew, ARY Digital USA, filmed scenes in Westport in which a vintage Cadillac is driven across the William F. Cribari Bridge, also known as the Bridge Street Bridge. The scene will appear in the film “Dobara Phir Se” (“And Then Again”), which will be released in Pakistan in 2016, according to the film director Mehreen Jabbar. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Posted 07:28 PM
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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Country Music Salute at Levitt

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Tonight’s country music performance by Gunsmoke at the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts included a tribute to the Grand Ole Opry artists in Nashville. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) J.C. Martin for WestportNow.com

Posted 09:00 PM
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A Touch of Fall in the Air

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There was a touch of fall in the air tonight with jackets and some sweaters in order in the mid-60s temperature as the country music band Gunsmoke performed at the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) J.C. Martin for WestportNow.com

Posted 08:55 PM
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Entertaining at the Playhouse

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A cross-dress impersonator of Joan Crawford, Hollywood screen legend, entertained a “Bedroom Farce” pre-show audience tonight at the Westport Country Playhouse on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) night. The impersonator recently filmed with Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” has performed her original parody songs on The Bushnell and the Shubert Theater stages, and regularly appears with the Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Posted 08:16 PM
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Susan Granger at the Movies: ‘The End of the Tour,’ ‘Diary of a Teenage Girl,’ ‘Hitman: Agent 47’

By Susan Granger

“The End of the Tour” documents the final five days of David Foster Wallace’s 1996 book tour for his epic 1,079-page novel “Infinite Jest” by ambitious Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky.

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Jason Segel is Wallace and Jesse Eisenberg is Lipsky. They chat about a variety of subjects, the most interesting of which is how reclusive Wallace has tried to adjust to his sudden fame and celebrity.

Not so coincidentally, Lipsky’s own first novel, “The Art Fair,” was just published when he convinced his Rolling Stone editor (Ron Livingston) that he felt a genuine kinship with Wallace, although what comes across in his profile is a curiously intoxicating combination of envy and adulation.

Lipskey journeyed to Bloomington, Indiana, to meet Wallace in his ranch-style home. They go to a bookstore and do a Minneapolis-based publicity jaunt, where Joan Cusack is their no-nonsense driver.

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Posted 04:11 PM
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Pakistani Film Scene Set for Friday

A Pakistani film company will film a moving car scene Friday on the William F. Cribari Bridge, better known as the Bridge Street Bridge, it was announced today.

ARY Digital USA said it would be filming a moving vehicle scene on the bridge for Pakistani director Mehreen Jabbar’s feature film “Dobara Phir Se” from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The bridge will remain open to traffic; however motorists may encounter short periods of congestion and should expect delays in the immediate area of Bridge Street, an announcement said.

The Westport Police Department will provide officers to assist ARY Digital USA with traffic control, it said.

Posted 10:20 PM
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Back to School Children’s Concert at Levitt

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Jay & Ray and their Back to School special concert headlined at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts tonight. Special guests included Pete Francis, co-founder of Dispatch, and Randy Funke. It was the final concert in the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Posted 09:33 PM
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Packed Crowd for Levitt Children’s Finale

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There was a packed house tonight for the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Arts Melissa & Doug Children’s Series finale with Jay & Ray’s Back to School concert. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Posted 09:28 PM
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

‘Bedroom Farce’ Starts Previews Tonight at Playhouse

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The cast of the Westport Country Playhouse production of British playwright Alan Ayckbourn’s 1975 play “Bedroom Farce” rehearses for tonight’s first preview of the comedy about four adult couples on a Saturday evening in three separate bedrooms. The play, directed by John Tillinger, runs through Sept. 13. Pictured are (l-r) Carson Elrod, Claire Karpen, and Scott Drummond. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Posted 05:43 PM
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Monday, August 24, 2015

Celebrating a New York Opening

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“Love & Money,” which previewed in late July and earlier this month at the Westport Country Playhouse, tonight celebrated its official opening night performance at New York’s Signature Theatre, 480 W. 42nd St. Created by playwright A.R. Gurney (r) and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Mark Lamos (l) and starring Maureen Anderman, the comedic play explores the trials of class, family, legacy, and race.  According to Gurney, “Love & Money” is the third play he has written that previewed in Westport and moved on to New York theaters. The two others were “Children” in the 1970s and “The Fourth Wall,” in the 1980s. “The Westport Country Playhouse has always been an influential base for my career as a playwright,” Gurney said. “Love & Money” runs through Oct. 4 at the off-Broadway nonprofit venue. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Posted 11:14 PM
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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Big Band Sound at Levitt

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James Langton’s New York All-Star Big Band featuring Dan Levinson on clarinet and Molly Ryan vocals and guitar entertained a packed audience tonight at the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

Posted 10:45 PM
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Sounds from the Past

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Molly Ryan sings the words as clarinetest (and husband) Dan Levinson watches tonight as they entertained at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts with James Langton’s New York All-Star Big Band. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

Posted 10:40 PM
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Let’s Dance

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The upper terrace of the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts was roped off tonight to provide a dance floor as guests danced to the sound of James Langton’s New York All-Star Big Band. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

Posted 10:35 PM
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Bringing Back Memories


Scenes from tonight’s big band concert by James Langton’s New York All-Star Big Band at the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. WestportNow.com photos

Posted 10:30 PM
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