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Marc Garofalo as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof

Derby’s former mayor will play Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha

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SHELTON-Last year he played Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. This year, Marc Garofalo, Derby’s City/Town Clerk and former mayor will be Sancho Panza in Center Stage Theater’s performance of Man of La Mancha. The Theater, located at 54 Grove Street, in Shelton, will perform the play Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 6, 7, 12, 13, […] [Read More]
Terry Backer, here receiving the 2014 CTASLA award.

Olmsted Award presented to State Rep. Terry Backer

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From a press release: New Haven — The Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (CTASLA) has presented its 2014 Connecticut Olmsted Award to State Representative Terry Backer of Stratford (D-121). The Olmsted Award, named after Connecticut native Frederick Law Olmsted, who founded the modern landscape architecture profession in the 19th century, is […] [Read More]
Categories: Agriculture, Arts, Stratford
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Marc Chagall's 1939 work,  "A Midsummer Nights-Dream."

Chagall’s granddaughter to speak at Congregation B’nai Israel Feb. 6

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — New York City based floral designer Bella Meyer, granddaughter of renowned Russian-French artist Marc Chagall, will speak about Chagall’s artistic vision and what life was like with an illustrious grandpa on Friday February 6 at 8:15 pm at Congregation B’nai Israel, 2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport. Ms. Meyer was born […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Bridgeport, Fine Arts
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Corned Beef Dinner to benefit New Haven’s St. Patrick’s Parade

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We received this note from the people who stage the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven: CORNED BEEF DINNER SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 KNIGHTS OF ST. PATRICK GRAND HALL 1533 STATE STREET NEW HAVEN, CT OPEN SEATING FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 5:00 P.M. TICKETS SOLD ONLY AT THE DOOR $15.00 ADULTS – $6.00 CHILDREN […] [Read More]
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Conn. Flower Show coming to Hartford Feb. 19-27

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From a press release: HARTFORD – “Spirit of Spring” is the theme of the 34th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show to take place on Thursday, February 19th through Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. One of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in New […] [Read More]

Milford Concert Band presents “A Milford Christmas” Dec. 20

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Residents can get into the holiday spirit with members of the community as the Milford Concert Band presents its annual holiday concert, “A Milford Christmas,” at Milford City Hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20 2014. Under the direction of city resident Duane […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Holidays, Milford, Music
A scene from the 2013 Walnut Beach Christmas festivities.

Walnut Beach Christmas festivities set for Dec. 18th

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From a press release: MILFORD — Walnut Beach will host a very special Third Thursday Art Stroll this month. Please join us at 5:30 PM to hear our talented local Boys and Girls Club perform Holiday Carols under the Walnut Beach archway in our “Town Green.” Santa will be stopping by for our Christmas tree […] [Read More]
Categories: Folk Art, Holidays, Milford, Music

Walnut Beach Holiday Stroll set for Dec. 18

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We received this note from the Walnut Beach Association: MILFORD — Walnut Beach will host a very special Third Thursday Art Stroll this month. Please join us at 5:30 PM on Dec. 18th to hear our talented local Boys and Girls Club perform Holiday Carols under the Walnut Beach archway in our “Town Green.” Santa […] [Read More]
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Milford Resident to Perform Sugar Plum Fairy at the Palace December 20th

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From a press release: WOODBURY — Milford resident, Katherine Kurata will perform as Sugar Plum Fairy and Arabian in Nutcracker at the Palace on December 20th. Katherine is a senior at Joseph A. Foran High School, where she is an honor student and a CAPT and AP Scholar. Katherine trains with Randyl Errica and Alexei […] [Read More]
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Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti

Shelton Tree Lighting Saturday

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SHELTON-The annual Christmas tree lighting will take place Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Canal Street. Carols will be sung by the Center Stage Theater group and hot chocolate will be handed out by the Boys and Girls Club Of lower Naugatuck Valley. Santa is expected to make an appearance. [Read More]