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Christina Hennessy

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7 shows for the 7th year in Danbury in Cultural Alliance’s Accessible Art

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will celebrate its seventh year of its Accessible Art series, by doing — what else? — making art accessible to the public. Beginning Monday, April 6, seven artists’ work will be shown at seven hosting businesses. Among the artists and businesses are Ted DeToy (New Fairfield), pictured right, at […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ferguson Library readies for ‘A Novel Affair’

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Above, Magician Ryan Oakes plays tricks on guests as the Ferguson Library hosts “A Novel Affair, ” its annual fundraiser, in downtown Stamford Conn., April 25, 2013. The fundraiser returns Thursday, April 9, 2015. Oakes is set to return. (Photo/Keelin Daly). There will be no need to keep it down or eat your snacks outside […] [Read More]
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Art lovers get a double dose of openings in Greenwich this weekend; other area shows also start

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There will be no lack of art to admire this weekend when the Greenwich Art Society and Drawing Room Gallery launch their latest exhibitions. On Friday evening, March 27, the society will unveil the works chosen for the 98th annual Juried Show, during a reception at the Greenwich Arts Center from 6 to 8 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Jazz great Charles Neville, and quartet, to perform in Milford with Juke Joint Jazz

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Grammy winner and jazz great Charles Neville (pictured) will make a stop in Milford with his jazz quartet, which includes his son Khalif on piano. Opening for one of New Orleans’ famous sons will be Juke Joint Jazz, which regularly tours with Neville. Although he may be best known to some for his work with […] [Read More]
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Geena Davis to serve as keynote speaker at annual luncheon in Greenwich

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Above, Geena Davis (ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”) appears on the Feb. 5, 2015, episode of “The View” on ABC. She will be the keynote speaker for the April 9, 2015, annual luncheon of The Fund for Women and Girls’ single fundraising event in Greenwich, Conn. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) Geena Davis, an award-winning […] [Read More]
Ernest Borgnine And Betsy Blair In 'Marty'

Lonely hearts: Stamford’s Avon Theater celebrates Oscar-winning ‘Marty’ with special event

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Above, Ernest Borgnine stands behind Betsy Blair in a scene from the film ‘Marty,’ from 1955. The film will be screened at the Avon Theater in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) Will the butcher and schoolteacher find love? In the film “Marty,” it is up to Ernest Borgnine […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum’s ‘worms’ are on the move this summer

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Above, Bruce Museum exhibit preparator Sean Murtha installs The Deep Sea, a new exhibit at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Ocean Science Exhibit Center in Massachusetts. It was originally on display in 2014 at the Bruce as part of a show on the habitat and creatures of the deep sea. (Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Local Talent
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Family politics: Hager, Pelosi to share tales of growing up in public eye

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Political scions Jenna Bush Hager and Alexandra Pelosi are set to make a stop at Fairfield University for the talk “Growing Up in the Political Eye: Private Lives in Public Spaces” as part of the school’s Open Visions Forum series. Hager, whose father is former President George W. Bush, and Pelosi, whose mother is House […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s history gets banner treatment in new show

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Until the end of March, three artists will share their visions of Bridgeport’s legacy of innovation and industry at an exhibition at McLevy Hall in Bridgeport. The work includes Norwalk artist Jackie Lightfield’s “Buy Bridgeport” collage (above), “Incandescent History,” by Willimantic artist June Bisantz and “First in Flight,” by another Willimantic artist, Harrison Judd. The […] [Read More]
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Talk to focus on New Yorkers and their cribs, Colonial and Federal style

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Above, Van Cortlandt Manor House Dining Room, Croton-on-Hudson, New York, is an example of the home stylings of early New Yorkers. Courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley. For those who wonder how early New Yorkers decked out their pads, the Greenwich Antiques Society has invited writer and lecturer Kathleen Eagen Johnson to discuss their tastes and […] [Read More]