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‘American Idol’ winner David Cook headed to Ridgefield

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David Cook was always into music, but his career really took off when he won the seventh season of “American Idol,” back in 2008. Not only did the Texas-born rocker sell 1.5 million copies of his debut album, he toured much of the world and went on to write many new songs. He also appeared […] [Read More]
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Alan Parsons Live Project concert moves to February 2

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Due to the impending snow, the Alan Parsons Live Project show that was scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, at The Ridgefield Playhouse, will take place on a new date — Monday, Feb. 2. Music to be performed will include hits such as “Sirius,” “Eye In The Sky,” “Time,” “Damned If I Do,” “Don’t Answer Me,” […] [Read More]
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Catfish to perform at Greenwood’s Grille & Ale House

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An evening of “feel good” music is on tap at Greenwood’s Grille & Ale House in Bethel this weekend. Catfish will perform Saturday, Jan. 31, starting at 9 p.m. You can expect a night of blues, soul and rock ’n’ roll. Catfish has a play list of over 200 songs covering all of the above, […] [Read More]
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Danbury photographer’s new exhibit — ‘Dreamless, Unalive, Perfect’ — on view at The Gallery at Still River Editions

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A new photography show has opened at The Gallery at Still River Editions in Danbury. It’s called “Dreamless, Unalive, Perfect: Photographs by William Frucht.” The exhibit features 12 black-and-white landscape images which were shot entirely on film. Frucht, who lives in Danbury and printed them himself, finds beauty in the decay of manmade objects and their […] [Read More]
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Deadline is coming up for rockers from middle school and high school bands to enter Ridgefield BandJam competition

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  The best middle and high school rockers have a chance to make it big by winning Ridgefield BandJam 2015. Now in its 6th year, the first step is to enter. RidgefieldBandJam.com has all the details on this year’s competition and the Saturday, Feb. 7, 5 p.m. entry deadline. Live tryouts for the 16 semi-finalist […] [Read More]
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Newtown Florist owner will share how to take the mystery out of flower arranging; program is Tuesday, Jan. 27

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  The January meeting of The Garden Club of Newtown will feature Judy Grabarz, owner of Newtown Florist, with an informative and inspiring presentation entitled “Demystifying Flower Arrangements.” The meeting, which is open to all, will be at the Cyrenius H. Booth Library at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Grabarz will discuss floral design basics […] [Read More]
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Art and yoga at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield

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An energizing Vinyasa class inside artist David Scanavino’s sculptural installation will be offered at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield this weekend. Accompanied by live folk-pop music by PJ Pacifico, you can transform yourself into a work of art, moving through a sequence of poses led by certified instructor Lisa Giordano. Healthy spa refreshments […] [Read More]
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CT Master Chorale is having auditions for its spring concert season

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The CT Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, announces auditions for its upcoming spring concert season. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings in Southbury and begin Jan. 6. The Chorale’s spring concert will be held on March 29 and will feature “Requiem for the Living” by Dan Forrest and “Feel the Spirit” […] [Read More]
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Taste some wine straight from the wood barrel, at Danbury’s Shelter Rock Wine Making Club and Winery

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The Shelter Rock Wine Making Club and Winery is hosting a straight-from-the-wood-barrel wine tasting for area wine aficionados and members the week of Jan. 5 to 10, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Winery owner Giovanni Petretta will be accepting applications for apprentices and talking about his unique year-long wine-making program. Petretta, whose family in […] [Read More]
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Beginner band for adults to start up in Danbury

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Starting in January, the Danbury Music Centre will offer “Discovering Musical Concepts Band” – a weekly beginner band for adults. The program begins Jan. 6 and continues through May. Albert Montecalvo, seen above, will lead the ensemble in weekly rehearsals on Tuesdays, 1-2 p.m. They will be at the Danbury Music Centre, at 256 Main St. Tuition […] [Read More]
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