This Week’s Movie Menu: Grease, Field of Dreams, Rocky, Twister, The Sting & more

Looking forward to the weekend? Check out the menu of movies available on broadcast and cable television. And savor the cinema from the comfort of home!   Friday, Sept. 29   Grease (1978) John Travolta, Olivia Newton John and Stockard Channing pretend they are in high school in this delightful movie version of the Broadway hit. But we know they … read more

This Weekend: Festivals, mysteries, concerts, walks & more

Film festival in Danbury The 20th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival takes place Sept. 28 through Oct. 8 at The Palace Danbury, 165 Main Street in Danbury. The festival starts at 8 p.m. and will feature the 10 finalists (to become Oscar-qualified): Do No Harm (New Zealand), Behind (Spain), Fickle Bickle (USA), Hope Dies Last (United Kingdom), The Perfect Day … read more

This Weekend: Art, artisans, antiques, comics, concerts, dramas, festivals, early Oktoberfest & more

Scottish whiskey tasting fund-raiser Before the weekend starts, there’s the Highland Fling Scotch Tasting on Thursday at 7 p.m.. This is a Norwalk Historical Society fund-raiser at Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk. Gregg Glaser, spirits and beer connoisseur and publisher-editor of Modern Distillery Age, will lead a tasting of six to seven styles of Scottish whiskey; … read more

This Week’s Movie Menu: Debbie Reynolds, Kevin Kline, James Stewart, Steve McQueen, Judy Holliday, John Wayne and Katharine Hepburn & more

With school in session, and fall routines starting, take a break with a movie at home this weekend. Here’s what you can find on broadcast and cable stations.   Friday, Sept. 8   The Catered Affair (1956) Debbie Reynolds shines in one of her first dramatic roles as a young woman hoping to have a simple wedding. Then her mother … read more