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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

Stamford High Class of 2017 sponsors holiday pajama party, featuring the movie ‘Elf’ on Sunday, Dec. 21

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The Stamford High Class of 2017 is sponsoring a holiday pajama party at the State Cinema, 990 Hope St., Stamford, on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 6:45 p.m. Kick off the holiday with the annual showing of “Elf.” The Will Ferrell Christmas movie is filled with laughs for the whole family. Wear your favorite pjs and […] [Read More]
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Handel’s ‘Messiah’ to be performed in Danbury on Friday, Dec. 19, at First Congregational Church

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The Danbury Concert Chorus and members of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Friday, Dec. 19. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church on Deer Hill Avenue in Danbury.  Admission is free; donations to the Danbury Music Centre are gratefully received. This year’s soloists are: Erin Windle, […] [Read More]
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Tribute show at Foxwoods features everyone from Elvis and Michael Jackson to Madonna and Whitney

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“Legends in Concert,” the pioneer of live tribute shows, has kicked off its holiday run at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Featuring some of the most talented and celebrated tribute artists, the series continues through Saturday, Jan. 3. The  cast includes favorites like award-winning Leo Days as the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis […] [Read More]
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Intrigued by clocks and the idea of time, artist Michael Johnston creates unique exhibit in Newtown

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Michael Johnston of Newtown is obsessed with sharp edges and technical designs, as well as futuristic concepts and clocks. Now he’s found a way to channel those obsessions into art. See for yourself at his latest exhibit, “Optimus Time,” at Newtown Town Hall, on the campus of Fairfield Hills. The show includes about 30 clocks. […] [Read More]
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St. Stephen’s presents ‘Carols by Candlelight’ on Saturday, Dec. 20, in Ridgefield

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Danbury resident Thomas Carr, seen here,  will be a featured soloist in “Carols by Candlelight,” the annual Christmas concert of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ridgefield, on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. The concert will take place in the church’s sanctuary at 351 Main St. The concert is a celebration of Advent and Christmas […] [Read More]
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‘Voices of Poetry/Comfort & Joy’ to be presented on Sunday, Dec. 21, at Hunt Hill Farm in New Milford

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The Silo will present “Voices of Poetry / Comfort & Joy” on Sunday, Dec. 21. This afternoon of original poetry and music – to celebrate the holiday season – starts at 2 p.m., It will be held at The Red Barn at Hunt Hill Farm on Crossman Road in New Milford. A meet-and-greet reception with […] [Read More]
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Got a talented kid who loves to cook? ‘MasterChef Junior’ open casting call will be Saturday, Dec. 13, in Manhattan

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  A casting call will be held in New York City on Saturday, Dec. 13, for ”MasterChef Junior.” To pre-register and secure a spot on line, visit www.masterchefjuniorcasting.com  Parents or guardians must remain with their child/children during the casting call. Adults are asked to bring an apron for their child/children. The food and the equipment will be provided. The casting call […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Choral Society to present Candlelight and Carols Concert in Danbury Sunday, Dec. 21

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Tickets are available for the Connecticut Choral Society’s two Candlelight and Carols concerts. The first is Saturday, Dec. 20, at 4 p.m., at First Congregational Church in Watertown. The second is Sunday, Dec. 21, at 4 p.m., at First Congregational Church in Danbury. The Connecticut Choral Society — named as one of the top five choral groups in […] [Read More]
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Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble to perform in Ridgefield on Sunday, Dec. 7

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The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra will present its first concert of the season on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. at the Ridgefield High School auditorium in Ridgefield.  The concert will feature performances by the WCYO Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble. The String Ensemble, under the direction of Justin Elkins, will perform an […] [Read More]
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Danbury Music Centre’s ‘Nutcracker Ballet’ will be presented Dec. 12, 13, and 14

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Danbury Music Centre’s “Nutcracker Ballet” is returning to the stage at Danbury High School. Shows take place Friday through Sunday, Dec. 12, 13, and 14. Danbury Music Centre’s “Nutcracker” has been an annual tradition since 1967.  Directed by Arthur Fredric and Lisa Denton, the ballet features over 200 dancers.  Perhaps most unique to the Danbury Music Centre’s production […] [Read More]
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