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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

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‘Stop Kiss’ a poignant and funny play

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The Ridgefield Theater Barn opens its 2014-2015 season with “Stop Kiss,” Diana Son’s poignant and funny play about the ways — both sudden and slow — that lives change. Directed by Marla Manning, and produced by Karen Pope, a scene from the show is shown above. The play will be presented Friday and Saturday evenings […] [Read More]
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Micky Dolenz in free show at Mohegan Sun

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Micky Dolenz of The Monkees plays Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den on Saturday, Aug. 30. The free show kicks off at 8 p.m. [Read More]
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Blood, Sweat & Tears to play at ‘A Taste of Danbury’

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A Taste of Greater Danbury, the city’s super-sized food fest, returns the first weekend in September with a smorgasbord of great music and delicious culinary offerings. This year’s festival will be Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 7, from noon to 7 p.m. on the CityCenter Green (at Ives Street) in […] [Read More]
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Woodbury inn featured on ‘Hotel Hell’

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Gordon Ramsay heads to the quaint town of Woodbury, to Connecticut’s oldest inn, The Curtis House, on the Sept. 1 episode of FOX television’s “Hotel Hell.” Ramsay is greeted by managers and siblings, TJ and Chris, whose constant bickering and disrespect for one another is not only tearing their relationship apart, but is bringing the inn […] [Read More]
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Best of Broadway and more in Danbury

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The Arnie Gross Trio, with vocalist Caroline Chanin, will celebrate the Labor Day weekend with a concert on Sunday, Aug. 31, 3 p.m. at the Richter Arts Center in Danbury. The trio and Chanin will perform a program of the best of Broadway musicals, selections from the American Songbook and other popular musical classics. Arnie […] [Read More]
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Jason Derulo playing Connecticut this fall

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Fresh off his performance of “Wiggle” and “Talk Dirty” at the Teen Choice Awards, Jason Derulo is embarking on a tour that includes a performance at The Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets which cost $35, go on sale Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. via Live Nation. […] [Read More]
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‘Annie Get Your Gun’ on stage in Bethlehem

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“Annie Get Your Gun” is on stage in Bethlehem this weekend and next, presented by Clay & Wattles Theater Company. The show’s set, seen above, was designed by Woodbury artist Matt Wood, a master muralist. His design features Western motifs and a portrait of Sitting Bull, who was a friend of Annie Oakley’s and performed […] [Read More]
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House and garden tour in New Fairfield

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People often view a house in terms of its practicality, its size, the view it offers, or how much it costs. But rarely do they see that a house’s true value lies in the stories it holds, what it can tell you about the past and about the families that lived there. Preserve New Fairfield […] [Read More]
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Paint with a master artist at Weir Farm in Wilton

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This sounds like a lot of fun, provided there are no requirements to create a museum-worthy masterpiece! Weir Farm National Historic Site has opened the Weir Art Farm Academy in partnership with Dmitri Wright, the park’s master artist/instructor, to provide academy-level training in four-day workshops in the American Impressionist plein air tradition. Students will learn […] [Read More]
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‘Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop’ author in Washington

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Want to meet the author of your next favorite beach read? Mary Simses, author of  “Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Café,” will be on hand for a book signing at Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington on Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. The book centers on high-powered Manhattan attorney Ellen Branford, who sets out to fulfill her […] [Read More]