The Rat Pack is back, and you can get in on the fun

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The cool, hip world of the Rat Pack – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. — will light up “the Vegas strip” on the stage of Wilton’s Clune Auditorium on Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m. That’s when musicians of the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra will be accompanying internationally acclaimed performers Nat Chandler (Martin), Sal Viviano […] [Read More]
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Best of: Connecticut breweries

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With St. Patrick’s Day coming up and warm weather still not quite in sight, it’s a good time to spend an afternoon inside drinking beer–and the CT Beer Trail is a great place to start. Connecticut is home to more than 20 local breweries that you can learn all about on the CT Beer Trail’s […] [Read More]
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Blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis bringing his new music to Georgetown Saloon in Redding

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Legendary blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis, who hails from Atlanta, will appear at Georgetown Saloon in Redding on Tuesday, March 10. He’s on a U.S. tour to support his new album, “Tough Love.” “This album just flowed out of us in the studio, and that’s a good thing for a blues album to do,” says Ellis, about […] [Read More]
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Open house at the museum and a chance to learn some Colonial era dance moves, in Newtown on Sunday, March 15

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Dance caller Patricia Campbell and keyboard player Fran Hendrickson will appear at an open house in Newtown this weekend where you and your family can learn how to do some dancing from the Colonial days. The Newtown Historical Society will have the event at its headquarters, The Matthew Curtiss House, on Sunday, March 15.  The house/museum, a fine […] [Read More]
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He is waiting and ready for his closeup at the Bruce Museum

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There will be nothing stuffy about an upcoming get-together in Greenwich, expect maybe for creature that’s likely to inspire a few clicks. The Bruce Museum’s taxidermic specimen of an American Black Bear will be ready for his closeup, and then some, during the museum’s After Hours event planned for Thursday, March 5. Visitors may take […] [Read More]
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Bird show takes flight at Palace Danbury March 15

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A flock of exotic birds are set to amaze when they land on stage at the Palace Danbury on Sunday, March 15. They are part of the traveling company known as Squawk, which has been entertaining audiences around the country for more than 20 years. They may school you on some brain teasers, play a […] [Read More]
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‘Sex After …’ author Iris Krasnow to lead talk in Greenwich

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Iris Krasnow, a best-selling author, journalist and professor, will be the keynote speaker when JCC Greenwich and UJA Greenwich Women’s Philanthropy present their annual Symposium on Jewish Learning on Wednesday, March 11. Krasnow, who originally is from Oak Park, Illinois, began her career as the fashion writer for the “Dallas Times-Herald,” moving to United Press […] [Read More]
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Wynonna Judd tour to stop at Ridgefield Playhouse

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Country music icon Wynonna Judd is bringing her Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song Tour to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, March 6. Judd will sing songs from her three-decade career at the 8 p.m. show, and will be accompanied by her three-piece band, including her husband and producer Cactus Moser. She’ll share inside stories […] [Read More]
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