Culture

Stamford Symphony Orchestra
12:12 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Stamford Symphony Brings a Calder Scultpure to Life

La Grande Vitesse by Alexander Calder

The Stamford Symphony Orchestra opens its season on October 18th with a piece by young composer Howard Norman, inspired by Alexander Calder's sculpture, "La Grande Vitesse," and works by Dvorak and Brahms.  Kate Remington talked with conductor Eckart Preu about this exciting program.

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clash of competing styles of architecture
1:56 pm
Sun October 12, 2014

The roof: an architectural divide in the Hamptons

  Caught between federal flood guidelines and local height restrictions, an emotional debate is stirring over the shape of roofs in the Hamptons. The controversy spawned a lawsuit in the village of Southampton that pits the iconic Hamptons cottage against more efficient modern designs.

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Culture
7:38 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Hamptons International Film Festival is underway

The 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival began with a screening of Theodore Melfi‘s comedy St. Vincent, starring Bill Murray and Jaeden Lieberher.

The Hamptons International Film festival promises high profile actors like Bill Murray. He came out to show his new movie, St. Vincent. In typical Murray style, he deadpanned about being here.

"I'm kind of medium excited...not super excited...not loathe to be here... I'm kind of medium," Murray said. "I've got some friends out here that I'm really happy to see."

In the film, Murray uses his acerbic wit to play a curmudgeon with a questionable lifestyle, who befriends a young boy who moves in next door.

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Strange & creepy things at Warren Occult Museum
8:07 am
Thu October 9, 2014

The haunted "Annabelle" doll of horror movies is real - and she's in Connecticut

People travel from all over the country to visit the supposedly haunted artifacts of the Warren Occult Museum - especially the Annabelle doll who was depicted in "The Conjuring" and is now the star of its own horror movie.
Credit Davis Dunavin

Annabelle is one of this week’s top box office draws. The horror film is the story of a possessed doll that terrorizes a family. The doll was also a character in the 2013 film The Conjuring, and it turns out she isn’t just a work of fiction. She’s based on a real doll, now kept in a basement in Connecticut with other artifacts her keepers say are haunted or possessed – the Warren Occult Museum. 

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Culture
6:43 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Book Review: The Homesman

Tommy Lee Jones has a new film out. He directed it and stars in it along with Hilary Swank. And it's coming to Long Island.

Arts Critic Joan Baum says you may want to read the book before you see the movie. The book is The Homesman by Glendon Swarthout.

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