Category: Arts & Entertainment

Senator Fasano Comes Down with a Case of Fradiani Fever

American Idol Champion and Connecticut native Nick Fradiani (right) visited the State Capitol on Friday, May 29.

Gay stand-up comedian to perform at Quinnipiac University April 17 to mark Day of Silence

Adam Sank, one of the most recognized openly gay stand-up comics in the country, will perform at Quinnipiac University on Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Carl Hansen Student Center dining hall on the Mount Carmel Campus.

Patrick Rosal

Poet Patrick Rosal to Read and Discuss His Work Feb. 25 at Quinnipiac University

Patrick Rosal, an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University-Camden and the author of four full-length poetry collections, will read and discuss his work at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

The Vagina Monologues

‘The Vagina Monologues’ To Be Presented Feb. 13 and 14 at Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University’s Women In Support of Humanity (WISH) group will present, “The Vagina Monologues,” at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14.

‘The Age of Love’ To Be Screened at Quinnipiac University

“The Age of Love,” a new award-winning documentary about senior citizens and speed dating, will be screened at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater at Quinnipiac University. This event is free and open to the public.

George Sprengelmeyer

Quinnipiac University Professor to Lecture and Perform Legendary Irish Harper and Composer’s Music at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

George Sprengelmeyer, associate chair of the department of visual and performing arts and associate professor of music at Quinnipiac University, will lecture and perform at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac, 3011 Whitney Ave., at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29.

Irish American Cultural Institute Donates Library of Books to Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute

First editions and rare copies of works of many of the giants of Irish literature will now be more accessible to historians and students, thanks to the generosity of the Irish American Cultural Institute.

The Day After the Ejectment

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum to Launch Digital Database of Great Famine Illustrations

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will launch a digital database Dec. 16 containing about 1,500 articles and illustrations related to Ireland and the Great Famine, the worst demographic catastrophe of the 19th century.

Quinnipiac University Nurses and Game Designers Collaborate to Earn Innovation Grant

[box]Cory Ann Boyd, associate professor of nursing and coordinator of the accelerated nursing track at Quinnipiac University. Jonah Warren, assistant professor of game design and development at Quinnipiac University.[/box] A group that includes Quinnipiac University’s

Taylor Swift Surprise Visit

Taylor Swift Surprises Fans at a North Haven Starbucks

[box]by Darren Kramer • WTNH[/box] It was more than just the coffee that got people buzzing at Starbucks in North Haven Thursday afternoon. “I saw a couple of body guards come in and i knew

Taylor Swift Surprises North Haven Family

[box]By Ari Mason • NBC Connecticut[/box] Taylor Swift made a surprise stop in Connecticut, and it’s a day one family won’t soon forget. The Grammy-winning artist connected with fan Stephanie Barnett years ago on social media.

Silk'n Sounds

Silk’n Sounds to Perform at “Wine, Women & Song”

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Silk’n Sounds will perform at the Farms Country Club at 180 Cheshire Road in Wallingford. Sponsored by Calcagni Real Estate, the event begins at 7:00 p.m. Silk’n Sounds will perform