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Author: Christina Hennessy

Charlie Karp performs "Endless Home Movie," in his Fairfield, Conn., studio. The single is available on iTunes.

New single from Westport song team hits a chord with children of the ’60s

They may not get the kind of traction Justin Timberlake is going to get with “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” but two local residents are hoping their summer “hit” resonates with the many people who called

Stamford original music night blends sketches and tunes

It’s one thing to only hear a musician sing, it’s another to hear about the stories and life experiences behind the lyrics. In Stamford, there is just such a stage, not to mention a table saved for
Kitty, Daisy and Lewis Durham, who go only by their first names on stage, will be playing one of their few U.S. tour stops at the Fairfield Theatre Company on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. If you miss them there, they will be at Daryl's House Club in Pawling, N.Y., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis bring mix of musical styles to Fairfield Theatre Company

A sibling trio with eclectic musical tastes is set to rock the Fairfield Theatre Company on Tuesday, Sept. 1 – just one of a handful of U.S. stops. (They perform two nights later at Daryl’s House Club
WWE superstar John Cena celebrates winning the US title at WrestleMania 31 on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. WrestleMania broke the Levi’s Stadium attendance record at 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 40 countries. He has hit the milestone of 500 wishes granted for the Make-A-Wish foundation. (Don Feria/AP Images for WWE)

WWE’s John Cena, at 500 wishes and counting, earns accolades from Make-A-Wish

When Rocco, an 8-year-old from Queens, N.Y., battling leukemia meets up with John Cena today, the WWE Superstar will have attained an admirable milestone – 500 wishes in the service of Make-A-Wish.
Choral Society Rehearsal

Greenwich Choral Society seeks singers for new season

In its 91st year, the Greenwich Choral Society is looking to expand its ranks. Singers who are interested are asked to schedule an audition, which will be held at the First Congregational Church in
Dorothy Bishop Photo

In Milford, one diva is just not enough

The Milford Arts Council’s Nite Spot Nights will kick off with “The Dozen Divas,” starring Dorothy Bishop, pictured. Thanks to on-stage costume changes and what is promised to be a “mind-boggling”
Bestselling author Anita Diamant will visit the Harry Bennett Branch of The Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015  at 7 p.m. She will discuss her latest work, "The Boston Girl."

Author Anita Diamant visits Stamford with a tale to tell

Stamford’s Ferguson Library will welcome best-selling author Anita Diamant on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at its Harry Bennett Branch, 115 Vine Road, to talk about her book, “The Boston Girl.” In it, Diamant
One of the three newest members to the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit dives under the water during the first public appearance at the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit in Stonington, Conn., Tuesday April 22, 2014. Three penguin chicks hatched in late January as part of the Species Survival Program and have been cared for by their parents and staff trainers, according to The Day. (AP Photo/The Day, Tim Cook) MANDATORY CREDIT

Mystic Aquarium makes Monday last a little bit longer in August

Summer days may be slipping away, but summer nights, at least on Mondays at Mystic Aquarium, are still going strong. The aquarium is staying open later on Mondays during August to allow guest to see
Tim Currie’s Motown Band will perform in an outdoor concert on the terrace of the Aldrich Contempoary Museum of Art in Ridgefield, Conn., on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, as part of its First Friday event.

Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum plans Labor Day weekend bash with music, art and goodies

Kick back on Labor Day weekend with some cocktails, music and art when the Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art in Ridgefield hosts a “supersized” First Friday event, which also will feature a chance to
The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony includes, seated from left, David Creswell, viola; Susan Rotholz, flute; Diane Lesser, oboe; Andrew Gordon, piano; Standing from left, Krystof Witek, violin; Peter Reit, French horn; Edita Orlinyte, violin; Philip Bashor, clarinet; Mark Davies, bassoon; and Daniel Miller, cello.(Missing from photo: Susan Hytken Metcalf, violin.) Katheen Di Giovanna/Contributed photo

Greenwich Symphony’s Chamber Players plans a 2015-26 season rich in sound, style and solos

France flavors the first foray into the new season for the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony. On Oct. 11 and 12, the group will salute French composers in the aptly named program, “Vive La