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PEZ collector’s convention coming to Stamford

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PEZ collectors are going to lose their heads over this. Now in its 16th year, the PEZ Collector’s Convention returns to Stamford on Thursday through Saturday, May 1-3. Collectors from all over the world are expected to converge on the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 E. Main St., to buy, sell and trade those fun, cute, […] [Read More]
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Danbury’s Heirloom hosting ‘Save the Loom’ benefit

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Danbury’s Heirloom Arts Theatre needs your help. The downtown venue, known for hosting performances by national independent acts and local musicians, has fallen on hard times. Supporters — fans and musical acts — will converge on the concert hall for Save The Loom, a benefit for Heirloom Arts Theatre, on Saturday, April 26. There will […] [Read More]
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Style Icon Stacy London visits Greenwich Ave.

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Celebrity stylist Stacy London visited Alexis Bittar’s Greenwich Boutique on Wednesday, April 23, in celebration of the store’s one-year anniversary in town. She was on hand to show customers how to incorporate the Alexis Bittar jewelry into their everyday style. London is best known for being the host of “What Not To Wear,” which ended […] [Read More]
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‘Aesop’s Falables’ on stage at WestConn

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Pictured: Lauren Bell, of Southbury; Jennifer Bavone, of Oakville; Kate Morris, of New Fairfield; and Kayla Murphy, of Brookfield star in Western Connecticut State University’s Production of Aesop’s Fables. Western Connecticut State University will stage “Aesop’s Falables” by Ed Graczyk at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, […] [Read More]
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Avicii performing in Connecticut this summer

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After launching his North American #TRUETOUR in New England earlier this month, Avicii will return the region this summer for a performance at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Friday, June 27 at 9 p.m. Tickets, which cost $99, $79 and $59, go on sale Friday, April 25 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Kicking off […] [Read More]
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Help Newtown resident Bruce Coviello get on ‘The Voice’

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Vocalist and music teacher Bruce Coviello is in the running for a chance to audition for NBC’s “The Voice.” And he needs your help to get it. Coviello, of Newtown, is competing in Extra’s “The Voice Bootcamp Experience!” The winner gets a makeover by “The Voice” stylists, a lesson with a vocal coach from “The […] [Read More]
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Andrew Bird & The Hands of Glory performing in Bridgeport

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Singer/songwriter/violinist Andrew Bird is heading out on the road with his band, The Hand of Glory, this summer. Bird will stop at The Klein in Bridgeport, just three days after his appearance at the Central Park Summer Stage, on Friday, July 11. Tickets to the show, which cost $40 and $35, go on sale Friday, […] [Read More]
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Poet and Stamford instructor wins Pulitzer Prize

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Vijay Seshadri, a faculty member at the Stamford-based Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities, recently took home a Pulitzer Prize in poetry. A native of Bangalore, India and a resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., Seshadri won the Pulitzer Prize for his poetry book, “3 Sections.” He is the first Asian-American to receive the honor. Here’s more […] [Read More]
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