Out and About: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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This weekend’s diversions revolve around musical legends — living and dead. On Thursday, March 29, country/pop queen Shelby Lynne will perform selections from her latest record, “Revolutionary Road,” along with hits from her 25-year discography, during a solo performance at StageOne at Fairfield Theatre Company. The following day, on Friday, March 3o, the legendary singer, […] [Read More]

Bobby Flay rolls into Stamford on new gourmet food truck

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Pictured: Celebrity chef Bobby Flay was in Stamford on Wednesday for filming of a new Food Network program. (Photos/Adam Ace Wolpinsky). Passers-by on Bedford Street got a surprise visit from a celebrity chef — and a bellyful of gourmet grilled cheese — when Bobby Flay rolled into Stamford on the city’s new MELT Mobile food […] [Read More]
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Drake announces 27-city tour, Hartford stop

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Rapper Drake has announced a 27-city tour that brings him to Hartford’s Comcast Theatre on Monday, June 11. Tickets, which cost $144.75-$29.75, go on sale Friday, March 30 via Live Nation. Held in support of Drake’s latest studio album, “Take Care,” The Club Paradise Tour will is slated to feature performances by J. Cole, Waka […] [Read More]
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Melissa Etheridge to play MGM Grand, tix on sale Friday

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Singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge (above) will stop at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Sunday, June 10, at 8 p.m. as part of her 2012 international tour. Tickets, which cost $45, $35 and $25, go on sale Friday, March 30, at 11 a.m. via Ticketmaster. Catapulting onto the music scene with the release of her […] [Read More]

Weezer to play Mohegan Sun Arena

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After disembarking from a recent cross-Caribbean concert cruise, Weezer has announced a headline performance at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, May 31. Tickets, which cost $35, go on sale Saturday, March 31 via Ticketmaster. Hosted in January, the Weezer Cruise featured more than a dozen bands performing over four days on a cruise from Miami […] [Read More]
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‘Sound of Music’ adds shows; performances start March 30

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Above: Fourteen area young artists were chosen from 120 auditionees for roles as von Trapp children in Curtain Call’s ‘The Sound of Music.’ It will play March 30 through May 5 at Stamford’s Kweskin Theatre. Two teams of children play the von Trapp children during alternating performances. Beginning Friday, March 30, Stamford’s Curtain Call theater […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Music is the predominant diversion this weekend, but there are plenty of other events to enjoy, too, including some special evenings with Hollywood legends, a train ride with a bunny, a night of fashion and three days full of French cinema. You can check out Eric Hutchinson at Mohegan Sun Casino on Saturday, March 24, […] [Read More]

Artists use parts and pieces to create unique compositions

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Above: ‘Trilobite’ is one of the pieces in ‘Piano As Art’ which opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m., at the Flinn Gallery at the Greenwich Library, on Thursday, March 22. Contributed photo/Steven Rossi For two Greenwich artists, the last couple of years has been all about making their art sing. “Piano As Art,” an […] [Read More]

Mickey Rooney in ‘Actor’s Studio’-style talk at SHU

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Mickey Rooney — an actor and entertainer whose film, television, and stage career span nearly his entire lifetime — will take the stage in an “Inside The Actor’s Studio”-style presentation at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling […] [Read More]

Buy affordable art at FLA’s ‘Be(come) A Collector’ show

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Have you ever wanted to become an art collector, but didn’t had the dollars to do it? Now, you’ll have the chance when The Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery in Stamford opens its new exhibition, “Be(come) A Collector: New Works $99-$24,999,” on Friday, March 23. The contemporary art gallery will sell new works by in-house artists […] [Read More]