Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Naugatuck Historical Society presents ‘Meet Lincoln’

Starting Thursday, Feb. 3 the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum will be open evening hours. The first Thursday of every month the museum will be open from 6 p.m. to 8…

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Years of passion become profession for Naugy author

Patrick Scalisi has been writing fiction his whole life. But about two years ago, he decided to turn his passion into a profession. Scalisi, 27, of Naugatuck, started publishing his…

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Horn band delivers big sound

[portfolio_slideshow tumbs=true] After 20 years of playing bars and clubs, Naugatuck native Scott Spallone aka “Big Daddy” (He describes himself as heroically proportioned), thought his bar days were over. He…

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Prospect author spins ‘Star’ novel

PROSPECT — Local author Kimberly Fox draws on her own experience for inspiration. Her third novel, “To be a Star,” released Dec. 3, takes place in western New York, near…

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Naugatuck band marches to perfection

No one could touch the Hounds this season; the Greyhound marching band, that is. The band trounced every team they marched against, rounding out a perfect 8-0 season with a championship at the Musical Arts Conference at the Kennedy Stadium in Bridgeport on Nov. 13.

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Laughs keep coming in ‘The Hallelujah Girls’

The audience never stopped laughing during the Phoenix Stage Company’s third production, “The Hallelujah Girls.” The play was a delightful barrage of witty one-liners delivered by a group of talented…

Borough’s new play Bleacher Bums is a winner

NAUGATUCK — Unlike the team it’s based on, the new stageplay in the borough is a real winner. The Phoenix Stage Company in Naugatuck opened its doors last weekend for…

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Locals hope art exhibition helps community

NAUGATUCK – Michelle Bellemare isn’t a Union City native. But that doesn’t mean the Reynold’s Café owner isn’t doing everything she can to support efforts to revitalize the area. The…

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Local officer part of Red Dirt Road Band

BEACON FALLS — The man who might give you a ticket for speeding in Beacon Falls is the same man who will be rocking the bass this weekend at the…

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From pots and pans to smooth jazz

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Ingala-package-final.mp3″ text=”Smooth jazz a ‘best-kept secret’”] WATERBURY — He may have just released his debut CD, but Vincent Ingala’s musical genesis was decidedly more humble than his current success…