Stone Temple Pilots celebrate “Core” anniversary with tour

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In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Stone Temple Pilots‘ debut album, “Core,” the San Diego grunge quartet (above) will embark on a cross-country tour that takes them to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, Aug. 25. Tickets, which cost $65-45, are on sale Friday, June 1 via Foxwoods. In a May interview with Rolling Stone, […] [Read More]
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Westport Youth Film Festival soon to get under way

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Matthew Silverman, a senior at Weston High School, is spending several weeks this spring in the Advocate newsroom in Stamford as part of an internship program. He has been working with a number of different departments, including the features staff. The following is his first posting to Culture Cache: Teen filmmakers from across the state […] [Read More]

Stamford’s Jennifer Harper working on new pop/rock album

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Stamford singer/songwriter Jennifer Harper will perform at Long Ridge Tavern on Wednesday, May 30 in support of her new music project. “All The Love in the World,” her upcoming second album, is being funded through Kickstarter, a crowd funding website for creative projects. To donate to the project by pre-ordering the new album, visit her […] [Read More]

Paul Simon, Dave Matthews play Greenwich Town Party

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Paul Simon (above) and Dave Matthews (right) performed in Greenwich Saturday at an annual celebration that brought thousands of people to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park and boaters to nearby Greenwich Harbor. Grammy-winning Simon capped a star-studded field that included a surprise appearance from Matthews, and performances by Greenwich Musical Festival Soprano Alyson Cambridge, The Trummytones, […] [Read More]

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

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Above: The African Children’s Choir, which this year features 17 children from Uganda, sings at the Palace Theatre in Stamford Saturday, May 26, 2012. Photo: Contributed photo This weekend, Stamford is the stop for a special group of singers, who will be bringing their high-energy spirit to the Palace Theatre. The African Children’s Choir, which […] [Read More]

Avon announces summer Cult Classics line-up

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Above: Jake Gyllenhaal and Jena Malone star in “Donnie Darko,” which will be screened Aug. 30 as part of Avon Theatre’s Cult Classics series. This summer, a motley cast of characters will dominate the big screen at Avon Theatre: an androgynous goblin king, a Los Angeles slacker, a suburban teen with Doomsday visions, a cunning […] [Read More]

Carrie Underwood to sweep through Bridgeport, Hartford

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Country star Carrie Underwood (above) will sweep through Connecticut when her Blown Away Tour comes to Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Saturday, Sept. 15 and the XL Center in Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 10. Tickets for both shows go on sale Thursday, May 24 via Ticketmaster. Hunter Hayes is the opener. “I can’t wait […] [Read More]

Auditions will soon be under way for ‘Darien’s Got Talent’

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It may be called “Darien’s Got Talent,” but an upcoming production by Darien Arts Center is actually casting it’s net a bit farther. Anyone who can “sing, dance, do magic tricks, play an instrument or perform just about any other talent,” according to show organizers, are invited to audition for one of 15 finalist slots […] [Read More]

Latest Wiggles tour is last with original lineup

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After 21 years, Red Wiggle Murray Cook, Yellow Wiggle Greg Page and Purple Wiggle Jeff Fatt — three original members of the children’s music group, The Wiggles — are hanging up their trademark colored jerseys. Families will have one last chance to see the original Fab Four from Down Under in concert when they embark […] [Read More]
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Jazz Up July to bring smooth sounds to Stamford

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When Alive @ Five isn’t rocking, Columbus Park will be grooving to the smooth sounds of Jazz Up July. Now in its second year, the month-long series will feature John Pizzarelli (July 11), Preservation Hall Jazz Band (July 18), Spyro Gyra (July 25) and Al Jarreau (Aug. 1) on four consecutive Wednesdays in Columbus Park […] [Read More]