First annual Newtown Film Festival calls for submissions

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The first annual Newtown Film Festival will take place Sept. 18-20 and submissions are now welcome. A collection of family-friendly, feel-good feature films, shorts,  student shorts  and documentaries will be shown at Edmond Town Hall Theater during this three-day event. The Newtown Film Fest (NFF) is the brainchild of Newtown native Cristin Carlin. “I’m so excited to […] [Read More]
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7 shows for the 7th year in Danbury in Cultural Alliance’s Accessible Art

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will celebrate its seventh year of its Accessible Art series, by doing — what else? — making art accessible to the public. Beginning Monday, April 6, seven artists’ work will be shown at seven hosting businesses. Among the artists and businesses are Ted DeToy (New Fairfield), pictured right, at […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ferguson Library readies for ‘A Novel Affair’

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Above, Magician Ryan Oakes plays tricks on guests as the Ferguson Library hosts “A Novel Affair, ” its annual fundraiser, in downtown Stamford Conn., April 25, 2013. The fundraiser returns Thursday, April 9, 2015. Oakes is set to return. (Photo/Keelin Daly). There will be no need to keep it down or eat your snacks outside […] [Read More]
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Art lovers get a double dose of openings in Greenwich this weekend; other area shows also start

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There will be no lack of art to admire this weekend when the Greenwich Art Society and Drawing Room Gallery launch their latest exhibitions. On Friday evening, March 27, the society will unveil the works chosen for the 98th annual Juried Show, during a reception at the Greenwich Arts Center from 6 to 8 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Jazz great Charles Neville, and quartet, to perform in Milford with Juke Joint Jazz

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Grammy winner and jazz great Charles Neville (pictured) will make a stop in Milford with his jazz quartet, which includes his son Khalif on piano. Opening for one of New Orleans’ famous sons will be Juke Joint Jazz, which regularly tours with Neville. Although he may be best known to some for his work with […] [Read More]
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Geena Davis to serve as keynote speaker at annual luncheon in Greenwich

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Above, Geena Davis (ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”) appears on the Feb. 5, 2015, episode of “The View” on ABC. She will be the keynote speaker for the April 9, 2015, annual luncheon of The Fund for Women and Girls’ single fundraising event in Greenwich, Conn. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) Geena Davis, an award-winning […] [Read More]
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See the works of renowned Bethel cartoonist Art Young

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Artworks by Bethel illustrator Art Young, who was known as the “Dean of American Cartoonists,” will be on display at the Bethel Historical Society’s headquarters starting Friday, March 27. The opening is from 7 to 9 p.m. Young lived in Bethel from 1904 to 1942 and was the best-known political cartoonist in the country during the […] [Read More]
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Food, wine, networking and fine art tonight in Danbury

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The Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce will have a Business after Business networking event on Thursday, March 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Danbury. It will be at the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut’s @287 Meeting Place & Gallery, at 287 Main St. Sponsored by People’s United Bank and open to all, the event includes food provided by Brio Tuscan Grille […] [Read More]
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