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Christina Hennessy

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The 1920s come roaring back at Silvermine Arts Center gala

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At about the time Silvermine Arts Center was incorporated, in 1924, the joints known as speakeasies were jumping, having sprung up in response to Prohibition. Inside these illegal bars, the drinks would be flowing, the music would be roaring and entertainers would be captivating the crowds. Some 90 years later, entry to such an evening […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer, songwriter teams with teens to raise awareness, funds for homelessness

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Today marked the release of a new single from Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir, which will help to raise funds for a Miami charity that serves the poor and homeless. “Keep on Walking,” which is available on Bandcamp today,  was inspired by the black-and-white photographs taken by two brothers, Alexander and Christopher Kiener, whose […] [Read More]
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Harlem Wizards performing hoops magic in Stamford

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An evening of magic is coming to Stamford’s Westhill High School, but don’t expect any card tricks, rabbits in hats or poofs of smoke. Instead, some high-flying athletes and local stars will be facing off to raise funds for Stamford schools. The Harlem Wizards are making a stop at the school on Saturday, April 26, […] [Read More]
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‘No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow’ rolls into Westport

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No Fuss: The No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow is set to visit Westport’s Voices Cafe April 12, 2014. A whole lot of swapping, singing and show-stopping music will be going on at the Voices Cafe this weekend. The No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow is expected to alight on stage for what is described as “an […] [Read More]
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Tonight’s Engelbert Humperdinck concert at Stamford’s Palace Theatre postponed

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Longtime crooner Engelbert Humperdinck was scheduled to perform in Stamford tonight, but word came late that the concert must be postponed. The Palace Theatre released this statement late yesterday. It appears as though Engelbert Humperdinck will not perform Wednesday night at the theater: Due to technical difficulties, the show Wednesday, April 9th is postponed. The […] [Read More]
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Participants sought for Greenwich’s ‘Great Love Debate’

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Why debate about taxes when you can debate about love? A panel of dating experts are expected to gather in Greenwich on April 17 to talk about some of the contemporary issues facing those who are looking for love. “The Great Love Debate” will be held at the Cole Auditorium at the Greenwich Library, and […] [Read More]
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Engelbert Humperdinck comes a-calling in Stamford this week

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  UPDATE: The Palace Theatre released this statement late yesterday. It appears as though Engelbert Humperdinck will not perform Wednesday night at the theater: Due to technical difficulties, the show Wednesday, April 9th is postponed. The artist’s management are endeavoring to come up with a new date as quickly as possible. More information will be […] [Read More]
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Nine is the magic number for Greenwich ensemble

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If you are partial to the No. 9, the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony have a program for you. The ensemble is set to perform two nonets when it comes together for the final two concerts of the season, Sunday and Monday in Greenwich. That means nine musicians will gather to play pieces crafted […] [Read More]
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Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute musicians make a stop in Stamford this weekend

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Every year, the participants in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute have a chance to show just why they have been selected to attend the prestigious institution through a tour that takes them to select stops across the country. This year, that tour even included a performance in Havana, Cuba, the first such foray for the group […] [Read More]
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World premiere work offers new look at ‘Hamlet’ in Stamford

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Do you have plans to celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday? If you haven’t made plans you may want to consider attending the world premiere of a new play, “Gertrude,” that will be performed two times this weekend as part of Joyful Noise’s Voices Then & Now series. This one-woman show, which is based on the character […] [Read More]