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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

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‘Rod Stewart’ is ‘Forever Young’ and headed to Palace Danbury

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The Ultimate Tribute to Rod Stewart, starring Rick Larrimore and the band “Blondes Have More Fun” will take the stage at The Palace Danbury on Saturday, Oct. 11.  Rick and The Blondes will cover Stewart’s entire career from his disco days up through his more recent “American Songbook” classics. The audience will hear such hits […] [Read More]
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Danbury State Fair to be celebrated

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Children sit on one of the Great Danbury State Fair’s many statues on the first day of the last fair season in 1981, in the photo above. The Great Danbury Fair Revue is rolling into town for a new show at The Palace Danbury this weekend. Nowadays people associate the Danbury Fair with the mall on […] [Read More]
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Start planning now for The Great Pumpkin Race!

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Newtown’s Halloween is always a great time for kids of all ages from Greater Danbury and part of the fun is The Great Pumpkin Race.  It doesn’t happen until Saturday, Oct. 18, but now is the time to start planning your entry. Sponsored by the Newtown Lions Club, this fifth annual pumpkin race will take place behind Edmond […] [Read More]
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Children’s Day at historic Newtown schoolhouse

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        The Newtown Historical Society will host its annual Children’s Day at the Little Red School House on the grounds of Middle Gate School, at 7 Cold Spring Road, Sunday, Sept 28, from noon till 2 p.m.       Costumed docents will conduct “class” inside the school for children 5 to 10 years old, and recess activities […] [Read More]
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Newtown thespians seek director submissions

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Town Players of Newtown is seeking play submissions from individuals interested in directing at the Little Theatre in 2015, Town Players’ 80th anniversary year. Potential directors are invited to submit up to three scripts for consideration by the theater’s play selection committee. Town Players puts on a variety of shows each season, from farce to […] [Read More]
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Little Anthony to perform in Waterbury

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Little Anthony will perform his hits at Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury next month, and will also share stories about his life. The show is called “An Evening with Little Anthony,” and it’s Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. Little Anthony (Anthony Gourdine), will also be in the lobby after the show to autograph his new […] [Read More]
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Great music at the JCC in Sherman

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A new monthly concert series, “Jamboree at the JCC,” continues Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Sherman Jewish Community Center with local singer-songwriters Chris Ellis and Mike Latini, and up-and-coming independent artist, Emily Barnes. The “Jamboree” series will be held every fourth Saturday of each month and will feature top local and regional musical acts. Admission […] [Read More]
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Free admittance to Danbury Museum on Sept. 27

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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. The Museum Day Live! ticket […] [Read More]
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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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