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Christina Hennessy

Jaguar And The Petersen Automotive Museum Celebrate World's Greatest Sports Coupe Exhibit Opening In LA

Tickets go on sale for Jay Leno’s spring show at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Above, comedian Jay Leno  attends the Worlds Greatest Sports Coupe exhibit opening celebration with Jaguar at the Petersen Automotive Museum on April 9, 2014 in Los Angeles. He is set to perform in Stamford, Conn., in May 2015.  (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Petersen Automotive Museum) He’s known for his classic car and motorcycle […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Avon Theatre plans an evening for the birds

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Above, brown pelicans fly over the waters off the California coast in a scene from “Pelican Dreams,” a documentary that will be shown Feb. 4, 2015, at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, Conn. Contributed photo/Pelican Media Fender benders and other accidents may cause motorists to slow along San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, but on an […] [Read More]
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One of its own: Ferguson Library presents ‘Meet the Author’ with Jennifer Cipri

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Readers may recognize glimpses of Stamford in Jennifer Cipri’s debut novel, but the story itself holds far more secrets that it reveals – some of which she may offer up during a talk scheduled Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Weed Memorial and Hollander branch of Stamford’s Ferguson Library. Cipri grew up in Stamford’s […] [Read More]
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Exhibit ponders intimate spaces at Drawing Room Gallery in Greenwich

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Above, Christopher Gallego of Woodstock, N.Y., whose “Kitchen,” a charcoal and graphite on paper, is pictured, is among four artists whose work is featured in “Inspection: Poetics of Space.” The exhibition will open with a reception on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in the Cos Cob […] [Read More]
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Music to flow at ‘Speakeasy’ and funds to grow for Kennedy Center

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Above, Betina Hershey, Nick Russo and Dan Martin, members of the Dan Martin Sextet, are set to perform at the Kennedy Center Children’s Services benefit, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, Conn. The evening’s theme is the 1920s jazz era. Contributed photo The jazz age makes a return Saturday, Feb. 7, […] [Read More]
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Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

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Above, The Beach Boys performs on stage during Alive@Five in Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a sponsor of the event. Jason Rearick/Staff photo Winter has the area in its strong grip, but Stamford Downtown is already thinking about summer and its signature music series, which […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum honors penguins on their day of celebration

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In honor of Penguin Awareness Day, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich will be honoring the flightless birds with a science lecture and demonstration on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The museum’s curator of science, Daniel Ksepka, pictured at right, has expert knowledge on the subject. He will discuss penguins and their 60-million-year evolutionary history. Folks from MakerBot […] [Read More]
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Want to carry a few tunes in 2015? Choral groups are calling

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If one of your new year’s resolutions is to join a chorus, a couple of organizations hope to help with that task. The Norwalk Community Chorale is looking for new singers for its spring season, with bass and tenor parts particularly needed. Rehearsals are on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Mary McCarthy […] [Read More]
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Chilifest 2011 at the Unitarian Church in Westport.

Chilifest to warm up February, bring honor to area chefs

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The organizers behind the lip-smacking success of Chowdafest are back with another comfort food creation, Chilifest, which is set for Sunday, Feb. 1, at Bedford Middle School in Westport, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The midday food fest will take place on Super Bowl Sunday before the action kicks off. Organizers hope attendees wear […] [Read More]
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Fashion experts promise to share tips, strategy for building a wardrobe at Stamford talk

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For the Ferguson Library’s next Girls’ Afternoon Out, two fashion experts will stop by to share their experience about shopping, saving money and finding the perfect clothes. The talk, which will take place Sunday, Feb. 1, will feature David Zyla, below, and Eila Mell, right, authors of “How to Win at Shopping: 293 Insider Secrets […] [Read More]