Sandy Hook children’s choir headed to the Super Bowl

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A Newtown children’s choir is headed to the Super Bowl. Twenty-six students from Sandy Hook Elementary School will join singer Jennifer Hudson for a pre-game performance of “America The Beautiful,” according to a the Associated Press. Information about the performance is expected to be released to Sandy Hook families just prior to the event. To […] [Read More]
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Dave Brubeck honored by Connecticut State Senate

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Pictured: Sen. Toni Boucher; Marian Wulffleff, a friend of the Brubeck family; Tish Brubeck, Dave Brubeck’s daughter-in-law; Catherine Yaghsizian, Brubeck’s daughter; and Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton) Dave Brubeck, the late jazz master and longtime Wilton resident, was honored by the Connecticut State Senate last week. In a statement read aloud on the Senate floor, Sen. […] [Read More]

Must see concerts in Connecticut: winter/spring round-up

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The new year brings a bevy of top tier acts to the Nutmeg State, with concerts from Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga and more (sorry kids, but Justin Beiber’s show at the XL Center is sold out). Take a look at the stellar line-up and get your tickets before they sell out! [Read More]
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Stamford art space earns prestigious Warhol grant

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A Stamford gallery is getting a boost in funding — and prestige — after securing a grant from Andy Warhol’s art foundation. Franklin Street Works, an experimental art space in Downtown Stamford, was awarded a two-year, $40,000 endowment from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, one of the country’s leading contributors of private funding to […] [Read More]

New York City comics to perform Valentine’s show in Waterbury

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If your valentine is into comedy, get a jump on the holiday with a visit to Seven Angels Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. Bill McCarty, Allen Enlow, Kerri Louise and Tony Powell are slated to perform. Guests can also enjoy chocolates, a free glass of champagne and a cash bar. Tickets, which […] [Read More]

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

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The area will soon be filled with singers, musicians, actors, authors, artists and other performers, ready to provide an eclectic mix of entertainment. It begins tonight with several musical performances, including the Pink Floyd tribute band The Machine, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Michael Dunham Trio, What Up Funk Band, Dylan Connor and the […] [Read More]

Underground fete brings ‘Beautiful Spectacle’ to Norwalk

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Pictured: (Above) burlesque dancers led by Michelle Abbruzzese of Work It Dance and Fitness in Norwalk; (right) Norwalk rock band Edisun. (Photos/Bob Albert) The air around Isaac Street Plaza in Norwalk was cold and hushed, but it was just a short elevator ride away to a sizzling subterranean fete that brought a burst of energy […] [Read More]

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell to headline Stamford gala

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Get ready to pluck some tickets. One of America’s most versatile entertainers is expected to make a stop in Stamford in June, where he will be sharing a stage with a talented singer-songwriter and a Grammy-nominated bluegrass quintet. The Stamford Center for the Arts plans to welcome Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers (see […] [Read More]

“Souper” bowl to heat up Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard

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Spoons will soon be at the ready as the fifth annual Chowdafest is set to kick off at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in less than two weeks. Having outgrown its home at Westport’s Bedford Middle School, the event will likely attract about 10,000 people, all of whom will have a chance to […] [Read More]

NKOTB, 98 Degrees, Boys II Men to kick off tour in Connecticut

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Break out your ear plugs, folks. The shrieks are sure to be deafening when New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boys II Men team up for a summer tour that kicks off at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, May 31. Tickets, which cost $79 and $59, go on sale Saturday, Feb. 2 at […] [Read More]