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‘Girls’ star, New Canaan native Allison Williams playing Peter Pan in NBC live musical

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Allison Williams is set to fly high in NBC’s staging of “Peter Pan” this winter. The “Girls” star and New Canaan native will play the boy who refused to grow up in the production, a live telecast scheduled to air Dec. 4. Williams, 26, plays Marnie Michaels on the HBO comedy, for which she has recorded […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Must see acts

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Pictured: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes are set to perform at the Gathering of the Vibes this weekend. This year’s Gathering of the Vibes is trucking into Bridgeport’s Seaside Park this weekend, showcasing more than 70 bands on three stages (plus 16 DJs at the Silent Disco). It’s time to break out the concert […] [Read More]
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‘Harry Potter’-inspired wizard rockers playing in Stamford

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In just eight years, Ashley Hamel, pictured right, has gone from being a fan of “wizard rock” to being someone who creates it. And, this week, Hamel, who lives in Berlin, might just get a chance to inspire another aspiring musician. Hamel and fellow performer Grace Kendall, left, are set to perform at the Ferguson […] [Read More]
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Norwalk band Edisun releases new single, ‘Refugees’

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Norwalk-founded rock outfit Edisun is back with an industrial-strength new single, “Refugees.” The song, which was recorded at the band’s homebase at Norwalk’s Factory Underground, “draws on feelings alienation and seeking connection in a modern world, freedom from the past and hope for the future,” the band said in a message on Twitter. It was […] [Read More]
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Eat for Equity celebrating 10th dinner in Stamford

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Eat for Equity Stamford has been serving tasty nutritious meals (for a small donation) to hungry patrons for almost two years. And now, the group is asking for your support. The Stamford chapter of Eat For Equity will host a benefit (it also happens to be their 10th community dinner to-date) for the nonprofit organization […] [Read More]
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Stamford gallery says ‘Thank You’ to Connecticut artists

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Stamford’s Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery is showing gratitude to the state’s artists again this year, launching the fourth installment of its “Thank You, CT” exhibition this week. The show, which opens with a public reception on Saturday, Aug. 2, 6-9 p.m., features work by artists from throughout the state, judged by a group of collectors, […] [Read More]
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Z100′s Danielle Monaro coming to Maritime Aquarium

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Meet Danielle Monaro of Z100’s “Elvis Duran and The Morning Show” during a special appearance on Saturday, Aug. 9, noon-1 p.m. at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The radio sidekick — known for her notorious laugh, quick wit and “Daily Sleaze” segment — will greet Aquarium guests and pose for photographs. The event is free […] [Read More]
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Visions of home: Larry Silver shares decades of images taken in Westport

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It has been more than 40 years since photographer Larry Silvers moved with his family to Westport from New York City. And, in that time, very little has escaped his eyes, or, more accurately, his lens. This weekend, you can see what has captured his attention in the ensuing decades in the new show “Larry […] [Read More]
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