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Salman Rushdie to deliver free Westport Library lecture

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It was announced today that author and human rights advocate Salman Rushdie will deliver the Westport Library’s annual Malloy Lecture in the Arts on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 pm in the Staples High School auditorium, Westport. Admission to the program is free. Tickets, however, are required and registration is available online at westportlibrary.org. “Widely […] [Read More]
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Bethel exhibit features photographer’s images of Candlewood Lake

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“Lake Ablaze (2008)” from “Candlewood Kiss” series by photographer Elisabeth J. Levy. A seasonal sparkler that inspires year-round reflections is the subject to which Elisabeth Levy recently turned her lens. And for the next two weeks visitors can see just what she saw. “Candlewood Kiss: An Alternative View of a Beloved Lake,” will wrap up […] [Read More]
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Music on the Hill begins Summer Sings in Wilton Aug. 4

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  Do you only want to leave the summer sounds to the crickets, katydids and tree frogs? If not, Music on the Hill has a program for you. It’s Summer Sings begins in Wilton on Tuesday, running each week, same time, same place through August. Each evening features a different classical work, open to singers […] [Read More]
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From images to sculptures, local artists look at the process of ‘refabrication’

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Pictured, Jay Kaplan’s photograph of Sabine Pass, Texas, is among the works that will be on display at the Washington Art Association in Washington Depot, along with the works of two other artists. The show runs through October. The works of three artists will be woven together to create “Re: Fabrications,” at the Washington Art […] [Read More]
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Father-son Rosenthals reschedule to next week

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UPDATE The Rosenthals’ concert at the Barney Library, scheduled for tonight, Aug. 4, has been postponed to next Tuesday, Aug. 11, because storms are predicted for tonight. If rain is predicted for Aug. 11, the concert will be offered indoors. Here’s the new line-up. Monday, Aug. 10 Evergreen Woods 88 Notch Hill Road North Branford, […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2015: Jen Durkin, Vibe Tribe Ambassador, Watches The Vibes Grow Up

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When Jen Durkin made her debut at what would eventually be dubbed the Gathering of the Vibes, she performed as a member of a singing group led by Georgia Louis, a Bridgeport voice teacher, which sang gospel covers of Grateful Dead songs. “It was 1996, the first year of the festival, on a Sunday afternoon […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2015: Child’s Play

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For the Vibe Tribe’s youngest members, it can be hard get a clear view of the stage when there are thousands of adults towering over you. The Main Stage may not be the most welcoming place for the vertically challenged. But there’s no need to throw a temper tantrum; at the Vibes, there is a special […] [Read More]
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Hypnotist Spinnato returns to Foxwoods

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Imagine how you would react if the guy-stranger sitting next to you in a crowded theater began smelling like a skunk. And instead of the horrific odor dissipating after a few moments, it becomes more and more intense. You can’t bear it any longer; you must escape, even if it means climbing over a heap […] [Read More]
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