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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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NYC’s Governor’s Island continues a season of activities with poetry festival this weekend

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Pictured: Visitors stroll past Castle Williams, a 19th century fort located on Governors Island in New York City, in June. The island is open daily to visitors through the summer. It’s dotted with green lawns, outdoor art and historic buildings and it offers a variety of events and activities, along with scenic views of Manhattan. […] [Read More]
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Get in free to Connecticut state parks this weekend

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Pictured: Two boys watch a horseshoe crab makes its way back into Long Island Sound after being tagged Saturday morning at Sherwood Island in Westport, Conn. The site should be busy this weekend, as parking fees and admission will be waived in celebration of the state park’s centennial. File photo The centennial celebration at Connecticut […] [Read More]
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John Popper enjoys Stamford homecoming at Alive@Five

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Last night’s Alive@Five concert marked a homecoming for Blues Traveler frontman John Popper, who spent his formative years a mere miles away from Stamford’s Columbus Park. Popper, who lived in the city’s Newfield neighborhood until he was 17, attended Stamford Catholic (now Trinity Catholic) High School and Davenport Ridge School. Check out photos of the […] [Read More]
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