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Entries Tagged as 'Bijou Theatre'

City Employee Councilors Sayonara, Primary Post Mortem

September 14th, 2017 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Primary day has ended, but it’s not over. And even when the primary vote is certified following recounts, there’s the general election in November and then another vote for City Council president in December by peers. And guess what? When the new council meets in December it will do so without a city employee councilor […]

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The Comings And Goings Of City Council Candidates

September 7th, 2017 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Wednesday night’s City Council candidate forum hosted by Bridgeport Generation Now in the Bijou Theater featured a combination of the old, the young, the idealistic, the pragmatic, the misinformed and even the awkward that some argue was downright rude right out of the box. The ably moderated forum opened with each of the 20 or […]

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If They Win, Will Reformers Practice What They Preach?

September 5th, 2017 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Young people invigorating city politics gives the establishment plenty of pause. And it’s nice to see in this current era of activism. Over the years, a whole bunch of young insurgents took on the establishment and then became the establishment. Still other so-called outsiders threatened the powers and settled for city jobs. When reformers experience […]

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City Council Forum At Bijou Theater

August 29th, 2017 · 3 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

From Bridgeport Generation Now: Did you know that 2017 is an election year in Bridgeport? All 20 seats on City Council–2 seats per 10 voting districts–are up for re-election! Bridgeport Generation Now, I Luv Bridgeport, Make the Road CT, Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut and partners are hosting a City Council Candidate Forum on Wednesday, September 6th […]

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Puerto Rican Cultural Pageant At Bijou

May 17th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events

News release: The 2017 Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County Cultural Pageant will take place on Saturday 20 May, 2:00PM-5:00PM at the Bijou Theater located at 275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport. The event will draw attention to this year’s theme: The Power and Pride of our Voices. The participants will perform Mi Voz al Son de la […]

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Hoop Fever In City, Your Chance To Attend Sold-out Games

March 24th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events

The women’s regional basketball games at Webster Bank Arena featuring UConn are sold out, but here’s your chance to see a game in support of the Bijou Theater Downtown. To enter, click here.

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Spread ‘The Word’ For New Year

December 29th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

What’s up New Year’s weekend? If you’re looking for a gripping thriller, the award-winning film The Word, shot mostly in Bridgeport, was recently released on Amazon. Order it here.

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Bijou Theatre To Host Cultural Development Summit

November 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release: The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC), in partnership with the Kuchma Corporation and Spinnaker Real Estate Partners, is pleased to announce a one-day “Space Summit,” Creative Spaces for the Creative Economy, on Saturday, November 12th at the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. The summit is being held […]

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