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Fairfield Museum extends run of 9/11 exhibit

From the arts desk: The Fairfield Museum and History Center announced this morning that it will extend the run of its current exhibit in memory of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America that killed nearly 3,000. The exhibition was to have closed on Sunday, Sept. 18, but museum officials said today that the show […] [Read More]

Storm causes delay in Fairfield Museum’s 9/11 exhibit opening

From the arts desk . . . Because of  complications resulting from last weekend’s Tropical Storm Irene, the Fairfield Museum announced this afternoon that the opening of  its 9/11 commemorative exhibition will be delayed by a few days. In Thursday’s Go section, which was printed prior to the announcement, an article on Page 16 pointed […] [Read More]

New members sought for Youth Orchestras

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Wanted: Kids who love music. That’s the word from Barbara Upton, who has announced that  the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras will offer an open rehearsal for prospective members on Sunday, April 10 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Roger Ludlowe Middle School, 789 Unquowa Road in Fairfield. Upton, […] [Read More]

International violinist Markov returns home for rock/classical concert

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Russian-born virtuoso violinist Alexander Markov — who spent much of his youth in Norwalk — returns home on Friday for a production of his Rock Concerto, which fuses rock and classical genres in an “all ages” extravaganza. The concert, on April 1 at 8 p.m. at the […] [Read More]

Gustav Meier making news around the country

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros In this corner of Connecticut, Gustav Meier is known as the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s beloved and affable music director and conductor. And farther afield, he’s also revered as a music-world legend  — with his name frequently in the news. Just recently, for example, it was announced by the OK […] [Read More]

Kaolian’s ‘Night of Flight, Film’ set for today at City Lights Gallery

From the arts desk of Phyllis A.S. Boros Here’s a reminder for fans of local legend, veteran pilot and noted aerial photographer Morgan Kaolian.   ‘Night of Food, Flight’ “City in Flight — A Night of Food, Flight and Film” takes place today, Feb. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. at City Lights Gallery in downtown Bridgeport. […] [Read More]
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Gorbaty receptions at Fairfield U. rescheduled for Sunday

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Fairfield University announced today that receptions for the modern American master Norman Gorbaty, postponed because of this week’s major snowstorms, have been rescheduled for Sunday, Jan. 30. The renowned artist is being honored with two exhibitions on the Fairfield campus; “To Honor My People,” a collection […] [Read More]

Barnum Museum receives $40,000 for tornado damage review

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros The Barnum Museum announced Friday afternoon that it has been awarded $40,000 from the Fairfield County Community Foundation to be used to partially match a $100,000 Endangered Building Grant from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. The Connecticut Commission grant was awarded in the fall of 2010 to assist […] [Read More]
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