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Blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis bringing his new music to Georgetown Saloon in Redding

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Legendary blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis, who hails from Atlanta, will appear at Georgetown Saloon in Redding on Tuesday, March 10. He’s on a U.S. tour to support his new album, “Tough Love.” “This album just flowed out of us in the studio, and that’s a good thing for a blues album to do,” says Ellis, about […] [Read More]
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Open house at the museum and a chance to learn some Colonial era dance moves, in Newtown on Sunday, March 15

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Dance caller Patricia Campbell and keyboard player Fran Hendrickson will appear at an open house in Newtown this weekend where you and your family can learn how to do some dancing from the Colonial days. The Newtown Historical Society will have the event at its headquarters, The Matthew Curtiss House, on Sunday, March 15.  The house/museum, a fine […] [Read More]
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Wynonna Judd tour to stop at Ridgefield Playhouse

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Country music icon Wynonna Judd is bringing her Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song Tour to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, March 6. Judd will sing songs from her three-decade career at the 8 p.m. show, and will be accompanied by her three-piece band, including her husband and producer Cactus Moser. She’ll share inside stories […] [Read More]
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Humorist Dave Barry will explain the secret of life, or something like that, in Connecticut

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Dave Barry has a new book out and he’s coming to Connecticut to talk about it. The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and New York Times-bestselling author will be here on Wednesday, March 4, at the John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts in New Haven. His new book is called “Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is […] [Read More]
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Hear Danbury author Theresa Buzaid read from her new children’s book, ‘The Great Danbury State Fair A to Z’

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Danbury native Theresa Buzaid will read from her new children’s picture book, ”The Great Danbury State Fair A to Z,” at the Danbury Library Children’s Corner on Saturday, March 7. The event will run from 11 to 11:45 a.m. and is recommended for ages 5 and up. Guitarist Barry Finch, a local musician, will be there too, and will […] [Read More]
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Danbury Museum & Historical Society will have a musical open house Saturday to honor Marian Anderson’s birthday

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Live music will again be heard in the Marian Anderson Studio in Danbury on Saturday, Feb. 28, thanks to a celebration in honor of the world renowned contralto and former longtime Danbury resident. In recognition of Anderson’s achievements, her birthday and Black History Month, the Danbury Museum is hosting this event from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Information will be shared […] [Read More]
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Danbury author Michael Garry to sign copies of his new Mets book at Byrd’s Books in Bethel on Thursday, March 5

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Danbury author Michael Garry will be at Byrd’s Books on Thursday, March 5, to tell stories and sign copies of his new book, “Game of My Life New York Mets.” The book shares memorable stories about the New York Mets. It comes out March 3. Byrd’s Books is in Bethel and the signing is at […] [Read More]
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Valentine’s Day all over again with hypnosis, comedy and chocolate at the Danbury Palace

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Did bad weather cramp your style on Valentine’s Day? Not to worry, Danbury’s Palace Theatre has rescheduled its Valentine’s Comedy Hypnosis Show to this Saturday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. Whether you’re spending the evening with the one you love or a group of friends, hypnotist Dan LaRosa will keep you entertained. He hypnotizes audience […] [Read More]
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Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum invites community collaboration on new exhibitions

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B. Wurtz created this 2015 artwork using acrylic paint on aluminum. Do you have a collection of tchotchkes, records, photographs — or something more unusual? This is your chance to become a part of The Aldrich’s upcoming “Circumstance” series of exhibitions. The Ridgefield museum is inviting residents of Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven counties in […] [Read More]
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Weir Farm National Historic Site, in Wilton and Ridgefield, seeks docents to staff artists’ studios and engage visitors

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Do you have a passion for art, history, or art history?  Are you interested in learning about and sharing the stories of influential American artists? If so, you’re invited to become a studio docent to introduce visitors from around the world to the creative workspaces of artistic masters at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Weir Farm […] [Read More]
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