Category: Arts & Entertainment

Wally Lamb

Renowned author Wally Lamb to read at Quinnipiac University March 18

Renowned author Wally Lamb will visit Quinnipiac University to read excerpts from his new novel, “We are Water,” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, on the Mount Carmel Campus. The event,

Author Tom Phelan

Author Tom Phelan to lecture about Ireland’s World War I soldiers, sign copies of his new book May 1 at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Author Tom Phelan will present the lecture, “Forgotten Heroes: Ireland’s World War I Soldiers,” and sign copies of his latest book, “The Canal Bridge,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at

The Kerry Boyd

The Kerry Boys to perform at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University March 27

The Kerry Boys will perform Irish ballads and Celtic style originals at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, 3011 Whitney Ave., at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. Pierce Campbell, of Prospect, the Connecticut state troubadour for 2007-2008,

Dancing Under the Stars 2014

North Haven Celebs Put on Their Dancing Shoes for the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut

Once again the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut (RMHCT) is proud to partner with Kids for Kids, Dancing for Life! Inc. and present the 5th Annual Dancing Under the Stars fundraiser.  The black tie optional event

Yeats’ Derrynane

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum Acquires Jack B. Yeats’ ‘Derrynane’

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University recently acquired the landscape painting “Derrynane” by Jack Butler Yeats, one of the best known Irish painters of the 20thcentury, and it is currently on view at the museum.

Tom Riley

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum to Present Program on the Orphan Train Riders

Writer and photographer Tom Riley will discuss the Orphan Train Riders, a group of an estimated 273,000 children who were transported from New York City to live with families in rural America, at 5:30 p.m. on

Family Programming the Way It Used to Be and Can Be Again

[box]By State Senator Len Fasano[/box] Last Thursday night, NBC broadcast the remake of “The Sound of Music” featuring Carrie Underwood playing the famous role of Maria, which was originally played by Julie Andrews in the

Mapping My North Haven

State Representative Dave Yaccarino recently visited students in Mrs. Titus’ 6th grade art classes as they worked on a “Mapping My North Haven” art project at North Haven Middle School. Each student used art elements and

Dr. Eric Kandel

Nobel Award Winning Neuropsychiatrist To Lecture at Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus

Dr. Eric R. Kandel, the neuropsychiatrist who received the 2000 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, will deliver the lecture, “The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind and Brain from Vienna 1900

Sinead McCoole, Curator of the Jackie Clarke Collection, To Lecture at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Sinead McCoole, curator of the Jackie Clarke Collection in County Mayo, Ireland, will discuss the private collection of Irish history material, when she lectures at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, 3011 Whitney Ave., from 5:30-7 p.m. on


Quinnipiac University Theater for Community to Present ‘Mauritius’ Oct. 8-13 on the Mount Carmel Campus

Quinnipiac University theater students Austin Demos, left, of Springfield Mass; Michael Bobenhausen, of Danbury; Ashley DeFranza of Hopkinton, Mass.; and Jessica Lehman of Nashua, NH. rehearse a scene from Theresa Rebeck’s “Mauritius,” which will be performed Oct. 8-13, in

Chris Licht

Chris Licht, Executive Producer of ‘CBS This Morning,’ to Discuss Network Morning News Oct. 17 at Quinnipiac University

Chris Licht, executive producer of “CBS This Morning,” will discuss the state of network morning news when he delivers the Quinnipiac University School of Communications Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Clarice L.