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Christina Hennessy


Gloria Gaynor to open Stamford’s Jazz Up July series July 8

It has been 40 years since Gloria Gaynor released her debut album “Never Can Say Goodbye,” which launched several hits including “Never Can Say Goodbye.” However, it was the 1978 Grammy award-winning hit “I Will Survive,” for which she is best known. It has served as an apt theme for the singer, who continues to make […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Music, Outdoors
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John Fogerty brings ’1969′ to 2015 when he performs in June at Mohegan Sun Arena

Above, John Fogerty performs on the Samsung Galaxy Stage, May 4, 2014, at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Scott Threlkeld)   Amid his “1969″ U.S. tour, John Fogerty took a moment to perform on “The Voice” last week, along with Sawyer Fredericks, who was ultimately named […] [Read More]

Stamford’s Harbor Point readies for a summer of fun, food and festivities

Above, Stamford Conn.’s Harbor Point residential and commercial neighborhood, located in the city’s South End, has announced a full slate of activities through the summer, including a car show, road races, art festival and paddleboard demonstrations. It may still be spring, but Stamford’s Harbor Point area already has plans for the summer. In June and […] [Read More]
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Ready to launch: FOX’s Gretchen Carlson to celebrate release of first book

Gretchen Carlson is no stranger to stories, considering her post as host of “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” weekdays on television’s Fox News. In just a few weeks, however, she will be telling a different tale — a personal one — when she releases her first book, “Getting Real.” Described as a “candid, inspirational […] [Read More]

Concert of many cultures set for Danbury’s Green in June

A free multiethnic, multiarts concert of music and dance will mark the arrival of the World Heritage Cultural Center in Danbury at 55 Main St., according to Sattie Persaud, founder and executive director of the center. The free event, set for Saturday, June 20, will run 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the CityCenter Danbury […] [Read More]

Stamford’s Loft Artists offer summer youth workshops

Pictured, Kavita Bhansali, Jesus Betancour and Natalia Betancour draw a still life during the Loft Artists Association’s free Draw On workshop on Saturday, March 15, 2014. It’s never too early to line up creative opportunities for the summer, especially when it comes to art workshops for young people. Fortunately, Stamford’s Loft Artists Association again will […] [Read More]

Dinosaurs’ plumage to be pondered at the Bruce Museum

As seen in the movies, dinosaurs can be a fairly terrifying lot with their sharp teeth and claws, deafening roars and stealthy maneuvers. But did they have feathers? In Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic park” movie series, which began in 1993 and the latest due out in June, dinosaurs have a more reptilian look. Recent discoveries however, […] [Read More]
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Stamford Downtown announces 2015 Alive@Five performers

A boys band that has long since grown up; a 1990s alternative rock group that just released a new album; and a well-known musician and poet are among the performers that will be taking to stage at Columbus Park in Stamford Downtown for this summer’s Alive@Five concert series. Today, Stamford Downtown announced the line-up for […] [Read More]