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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

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‘South Pacific’ coming to WBT

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Back when I was a Girl Scout in the early 1970s, our troop performed a song about vowing to “wash that man right out of my hair.” We twirled and pretended to work up some lather while singing. It must have been quite a sight. Soon after, I learned that tune is one of many […] [Read More]
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A call for artists and photographers

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  Kent Art Association invites artists and photographers to enter its silent auction. The auction reception will take place Oct. 11 from 5 to 6 p.m.  Studio paintings, plein-air paintings, prints, fine art photography, sculpture, and computer prints can be entered. The sculpture seen above, titled “The Hunter” by Denis Bialek, will be among the items. You do […] [Read More]
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Half-price preview set for ‘Dividing the Estate’

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“Dividing the Estate” mixes comedy and family drama on stage  at The Sherman Playhouse. The show opens Friday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m., but there’s a half-price preview on Thursday, Sept. 18. This is the tale of matriarch Stella Gordon, who is determined not to divide her 100-year-old Texas property, despite her family’s declining wealth and a looming […] [Read More]
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Kent talk on lives of Afghan street children

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 The lives of working street children in Afghanistan will be explored in a program Sunday, Sept. 21, at Kent Memorial Library. The 1:30 p.m. event features speaker Eng. Mohammed Yousef, founder of the Afghan organization, Aschiana. “Eighteen years ago I was walking home from work and a child asked if I needed my shoes polished. […] [Read More]
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Warning: Puppet nudity on stage in New Milford

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“Avenue Q” is an award-winning musical comedy that ran for over six years on Broadway. You can see it locally starting Friday, Sept. 19, at TheatreWorks New Milford, where it will be on stage for a five-week run. The show is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. It tells the story of a […] [Read More]
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Salsa day (and night) in Danbury

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Now you can salsa and help benefit the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury at the same time. On Saturday, Oct. 4, a salsa intensive day of dancing will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Vitti’s Dance Studio, at 10 Precision Road in Danbury. There will be dance workshops through 8:30 p.m., followed by a dance party […] [Read More]
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Ariana Grande is going on tour

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Ariana Grande announced today details for her first North American headlining tour in support of her No. 1 album, “My Everything.” And yes, she’s coming to Connecticut. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, The Honeymoon Tour will kick off Feb. 25, and includes 25 stops. Her Connecticut show will be March 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Grande’s tour will visit arenas throughout […] [Read More]
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Family festival features birds of prey, music, more

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The Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury will host its annual Bentfest fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 6 p.m. This annual family festival will feature a Birds of Prey demonstration at 3 p.m., a bird banding demonstration at 4 p.m., river and nature walks, an insect safari, a bird-watching […] [Read More]
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‘Heirs’ misbehave in Sherman Playhouse comedy

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If you like comedies and family drama, you may want to check out the new play on stage this month at The Sherman Playhouse. It’s called “Dividing the Estate” and it opens Friday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. “Dividing the Estate” tells the tale of matriarch Stella Gordon, who is determined not to divide her […] [Read More]
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Local ‘American Ninja Warrior’ on tonight’s finale

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Earlier this summer we ran a story on Joseph Moravsky, the Sherman  man who was competing on TV’s “American Ninja Warrior.”  Tonight, Sept. 8, he’s on the finale. The question is: Will he win?! Recently married and now living in Bridgeport, Moravsky will be on the NBC program from 9 to 11 p.m. You can watch it with him […] [Read More]
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