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See the works of renowned Bethel cartoonist Art Young

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Artworks by Bethel illustrator Art Young, who was known as the “Dean of American Cartoonists,” will be on display at the Bethel Historical Society’s headquarters starting Friday, March 27. The opening is from 7 to 9 p.m. Young lived in Bethel from 1904 to 1942 and was the best-known political cartoonist in the country during the […] [Read More]
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Food, wine, networking and fine art tonight in Danbury

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The Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce will have a Business after Business networking event on Thursday, March 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Danbury. It will be at the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut’s @287 Meeting Place & Gallery, at 287 Main St. Sponsored by People’s United Bank and open to all, the event includes food provided by Brio Tuscan Grille […] [Read More]
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Meet best-selling author Marie Bostwick when she comes to the Hickory Stick Bookshop to sign copies of her new novel

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Best-selling author Marie Bostwick will be in Washington Depot on Saturday, April 4, to discuss and sign copies of her new novel, “The Second Sister.” Bostwick, who lives in Litchfield County, will be at The Hickory Stick Bookshop at 2 p.m. The novel, from Kensington Books, is an emotionally rich and inspiring story about family, […] [Read More]
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Musicals at Richter to hold auditions for 2015 season April 2, 3 and 4

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Auditions for this summer’s Musicals at Richter (MAR) shows will be held April 2, 3 and 4, at the Richter Arts Center in Danbury. This year’s main stage productions will be “Once Upon A Mattress,” “Hairspray,” and “Annie Get Your Gun.” (The photo above is from a previous production of “Oliver.”) Auditions will be Thursday, […] [Read More]
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Renowned violinist to perform at Richter House in Danbury

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Che Ho Lam, a nationally renowned violinist who has played everywhere from the White House to Carnegie Hall, is coming to Danbury. Lam’s concert will be Sunday, March 29, and will kick off the spring season of events offered by Richter Association for the Arts. The 3 p.m. performance will be at Richter House, at 100 […] [Read More]
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U.S. Air Force Heritage Brass Band to perform free concert at Danbury Palace Sunday

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  The United States Air Force Heritage Brass Band will perform a free concert on Sunday, March 22, in Danbury. The music starts at 3 p.m. at the Danbury Palace. Comprised of ten brass players and a percussionist, the ensemble maintains a rigorous performance schedule. They play everything from patriotic favorites and jazz standards to new […] [Read More]
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Brookfield Film Festival, “Shorts and to The Point,” returns March 27, 28 and 29

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The 7th annual Brookfield Film Festival returns for three days at the end of this month. This is the festival’s seventh year. It’s called “Shorts and to The Point” and it’s in a new venue, The Brookfield Senior Center.  A scene from one of the films, called “Rhino, Full Throttle,” is seen here. Dates are […] [Read More]
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1950s dance party open to all at Arthur Murray in Danbury

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Arthur Murray of Danbury is having an American Bandstand party on Friday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.  Anyone who wants to flash back to the 1950s is welcome to come and join in the fun. Admission is free. All guests will learn to dance the swing and enjoy showing off their newly acquired skills. Refreshments […] [Read More]
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Meet Benisse Lester, of the Weir Farm artist-in-residence program, and see her beautiful artworks

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Artist Benisse Lester, of Weir Farm’s artist-in-residence program, will be at Wilton Library for a reception on Monday, March 16, to celebrate the exhibition of her paintings. The event runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (It was originally scheduled for Jan. 26, but guess what? Yes, there was a snow storm!) Lester’s paintings depict the […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Master Chorale offers spring concert in Danbury

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The Connecticut Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Danbury. The church is at 164 Deer Hill Ave. The program will feature a new work, “Requiem for the Living” by Dan Forrest and “Feel the […] [Read More]
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