June 14, 2021

Phil Denny and Eric Leone at the Palace Theater

International recording artist Phillip Denny joins Eric Leone and special guests Andrea Saunders, Steve Clark, Pat Marafiote and Dexter Pettaway Sr. for an Up Close and Personal Smooth Jazz Affair.  This event is presented by ACT Jams Productions and will take place Friday, February 17th at the Waterbury Palace Theater. Phil Denny International smooth jazz […]

Live Jazz in Connecticut

Experience the music, experience it live!  There is so much live jazz in Connecticut to discover!  From the undergraduates at Yale who bring a sense of youth to the genre, to Connecticut venues such as Toad’s Place and The Palace Theater, jazz is alive and well in Connecticut. The Venues Visit our venue page for […]

Natural Floor Coverings

Getting Enough Fiber? Cover your floor naturally with sisal, hemp or jute By Diane Benson Harrington Lighten up your room with a natural sisal rug. Weary of the boring statement that traditional plush carpeting makes?  Then turn your attention to natural floor coverings—sisal, seagrass, hemp and other plant fibers. The quality and design options,have come […]

Get Ready for Summer!

It looks like summer plans to make an early appearance this year, which means it’s time to start creating that ideal outdoor relaxation spot! To start with, ask yourself what your goal is for your outdoor space.  Do you plan to entertain a lot, or do you prefer quiet summer afternoons in the shade?  Can […]

Jazz Up Your Home with Stripes!

Stripes are always a welcome addition to a room because they add a great energy to a space and mix well with other patterns. Stripes are a a great way to add structure to a room and you can find endless striped wallpapers and fabrics. If you really want to jazz things up a horizontal […]