January 23, 2018

The Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford Connecticut

The original Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut was built in the early 1950’s on a field of alfalfa sprouts.  Founder Ben Segal’s vision for the theatre followed the popular “theatre-in-the-round” architectural craze, which was spreading across the Northeast. The Beginning of a Theatre (1953-1960’s) Used primarily as a summer venue, The Oakdale Theatre’s stage hosted […]

The Buttonwood Tree

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Middletown, Connecticut is a safe haven for creative release.  Originally serving as a storefront bookstore and performance space, The Buttonwood Tree came to be a non-profit arts organization in 1990.  Always buzzing with something exciting, The Buttonwood Tree has a full calender of events which you […]

Ed Fast & Conga-Bop

Ed Fast & Conga-Bop is a Latin-jazz fusion ensemble from Connecticut.  Each of the band members bring incredible talent and skill to the performances.  Founders Ed Fast and Jorge Fuentes have gathered some of Connecticut’s premier jazz musicians to bring a breath of fresh air to Connecticut’s live jazz scene. Ed Fast is very involved […]