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Local canines among the competitors in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XI

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Pictured, Lewis, a 12-week-old Shar-pei now living with the a family of Stamford, Conn., is among the dogs that will be duking it out during Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XI. Several other dogs, who have been adopted by local families, are part of the roster, as well. Contributed photo There are few sporting events that […] [Read More]
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On a mission: Greenwich youth group takes to the stage with classic musical

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In just over a week, the First Congregational Church of Greenwich‘s Youth Group is expected to be in Nicaragua, as part of its winter outreach project. But, before it gets there, it hopes to raise as much money as it can in the next two days. And fans of a popular 1967 musical comedy can […] [Read More]
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Story of the women’s rights movement hits the big screen at the Palace Danbury

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Pictured, the Chicago Women’s Liberation Rock Band played feminist music in the early 1970s. It is one of the stories told in the new documentary “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry.” Contributed photo/Virginia Blaisdell It may have come out last year, but a new documentary, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” revisits the women’s rights movement of […] [Read More]
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Best of the Super Bowl: Where to watch

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UPDATE: And the winner is…McFadden’s in Stamford! The new England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday, and we want to know where you’ll be. Are you staying in for the big game or heading to one of southwestern Connecticut’s many sports bars. Click through the gallery to see the […] [Read More]
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‘American Idol’ winner David Cook headed to Ridgefield

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David Cook was always into music, but his career really took off when he won the seventh season of “American Idol,” back in 2008. Not only did the Texas-born rocker sell 1.5 million copies of his debut album, he toured much of the world and went on to write many new songs. He also appeared […] [Read More]
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Two artists, one exhibit soon to open at Danbury’s @287 Gallery

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Robert L. Ferrucci and Anthony Masina, steeped in the style of mixed media and sculpture, respectively, will have their works on display though April 10 as part of “Variations,” the latest show to open at the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut’s @287 Gallery in Danbury. An opening reception is set for Jan. 30, 5:30 to […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum invites emerging art historians to talk art and culture of 17th century

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Above, student art historians to speak at Bruce Museum, are shown above. Top row, from left: Michele Frederick, Isabella Lores-Chavez and Denise Giannino; second row, from left: Julia Vazquez and Eleanor Goerss; bottom row, from left: Maggie Law, Rachel Johnson and Sebastián Morales. Greenwich’s Bruce Museum is gearing up for a special series to discuss […] [Read More]
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The show must go on: No snow day for theater students

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The historic campus at Waterford’s National Theater Institute was blanketed in over two feet of snow Tuesday, but classes continued for the 31 students enrolled in NTI’s theater training intensives, according to NTI Program Administrator Amanda Ritchie. “Our ‘spring’ semester began on Sunday, prior to the threat of storm. Our Faculty, Kitchen, Program, and Facilities […] [Read More]
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