Downtown’s Bijou Theatre, closed recently to ongoing events, is reopening for a special occasion. Connecticut Against Gun Violence is hosting a free screening of The Armor of Light at the theatrical gem. More info here.
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August 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment · News and Events
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August 11th, 2016 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Can Tiin, a French Vietnamese bistro on Fairfield Avenue, has closed, marking another recent casualty of the Bijou Square redevelopment Downtown. The Bijou Theatre and Two Boots Restaurant are also recent closures although a new restaurant is preparing to fill the Two Boots space shortly.
August 5th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning
City policy wonk Jeff Kohut shares his observations on the critical need for a vibrant Downtown. From Kohut. The news of the closing of Bridgeport’s Bijou Theater took a lot of Bridgeporters and area residents by surprise last week when it was announced by the local media the present theater management just wasn’t getting enough […]
August 1st, 2016 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
The notion that Downtown Bridgeport is unsafe is a fallacy. The Bijou Theatre enjoyed a number of performances that were jam packed. Were people afraid to attend then? When the Webster Bank arena has a sold-out event–and there have been many–are they afraid? Downtown Cabaret Theater just two blocks from the Bijou has had numerous sold-out […]
July 30th, 2016 · 39 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bridgeport’s Downtown gem, the Bijou Theatre, a key component of a mixed-use redevelopment on Fairfield Avenue, will close its doors in a week, according to Christine Brown, who managed operations there for five years. A disappointed Brown says try as she may, rental and utility costs could not make the entertainment venue sustainable.
July 19th, 2016 · No Comments · News and Events
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will be at the Bijou Theatre Thursday night to introduce a screening of the film Trapped, a documentary directed by Dawn Porter that examines abortion rights in America. Blumenthal is a sponsor of the Women’s Health Protection Act (www.blumenthal.senate.gov/whpa/).
April 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Library, News and Events
News release: The public is invited to attend the first annual Bridgeport EarthFest on Thursday, April 21–the day before Earth Day. This collaborative celebration of Earth Day has been organized by The Kennedy Center’s Maggie Daly Arts Coop (MDAC) and The Bijou Theatre, as the recipients of the Regional Initiative Grant. Additional sponsors include: People’s […]
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September 2015 Shocker: Revenant Ganim Stuns Finch, Wins Primary, Finch Botches November Ballot Spot
December 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Is there any doubt about the story of the year in Connecticut’s largest city? Joe Ganim rocketed from political hell to heaven defeating incumbent Bill Finch in the September primary on his way to a general election win. OIB story from primary night: Former Mayor Joe Ganim on Wednesday bolstered his quest for redemption shocking Mayor […]