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Help Newtown resident Bruce Coviello get on ‘The Voice’

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Vocalist and music teacher Bruce Coviello is in the running for a chance to audition for NBC’s “The Voice.” And he needs your help to get it. Coviello, of Newtown, is competing in Extra’s “The Voice Bootcamp Experience!” The winner gets a makeover by “The Voice” stylists, a lesson with a vocal coach from “The […] [Read More]
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Enjoy poetry, music at Hunt Hill Farm

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  The Silo will present “Voices of Poetry / On the Farm” on Sunday, May 4, at 2 p.m. at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road, New Milford. An “Artists Meet and Greet” will follow the program. Sponsored by the New Milford Commission on the Arts, the afternoon will feature readings by a quartet of […] [Read More]
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Brad Paisley is headed back to Connecticut

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Brad Paisley is returning to Connecticut. After rocking the crowd at Mohegan Sun, the country music star will perform XFINITY Theatre in Hartford on Saturday, July 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which cost $66-$31, can be purchased via Ticketmaster or LiveNation. He’ll be supported by Randy Houser, Leah Turner and Charlie Worsham. At his Mohegan […] [Read More]
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‘Battle of the Chefs’ returning to Ridgefield

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Chefs Forrest Pasternack of Bailey’s Backyard, Matt Storch of Match Restaurant in Norwalk, and Jeff Taibe of The Whelk and LeFarm in Westport (above) will be participating in a battle of culinary skills to benefit Founders Hall in Ridgefield. “Battle of the Chefs” returns to Founders Hall on Sunday, June 1, 4-7 p.m.  In a culinary […] [Read More]
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Danny Paisley brings bluegrass to Danbury Palace

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Danny Paisley has the edge. You can hear it in his voice, in his band, and in his choice of song. It’s an edge forged in a time and region where bluegrass was as likely to be heard in honky-tonks and saloons as in schoolhouses and town squares. Danny Paisley and The Southern Grass perform at […] [Read More]
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Seeking a local band to open for The Zoo

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut and Danbury Fair mall are seeking a local cover band to open for The Zoo, the region’s longtime “powerhouse” club favorite, on Thursday, July 3, at the mall’s annual holiday fireworks show. The cover band will play from 6 p.m. to ­7:30 p.m., followed by headliner The Zoo, all leading up to the  fireworks launch at […] [Read More]
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Fracking debate the focus of public forum, film screenings

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A public forum, “Help Keep Fracking Waste Out of Connecticut,” will take place Thursday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. at Gunn Memorial Library in Washington. The program will include a screening of the 18-minute film “Fracking Hell? The Untold Story.” The forum will include: Celia Lewis, research and communications consultant for the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental […] [Read More]
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’87 USSR Billy Joel concert to be aired on CPTV

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Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) will air “Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust – The Bridge to Russia – The Concert” on Wednesday, April 9 at 8 p.m. Airing for the first time on a PBS station, “Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust – The Bridge to Russia – The Concert” showcases the legendary singer, songwriter […] [Read More]
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New show opens at Danbury’s @287 gallery

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Bryn Gillette embedded shards of glass from the ruins of an earthquake-damaged cathedral into one of his paintings. Michael R. Patterson used color to create an artwork in which it appears geometric shapes have been woven together. Both artists will exhibit their works in a new exhibit at Danbury’s @287 gallery, where an opening reception will […] [Read More]
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Bethel Cinema to screen documentaries from Big Sky festival

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Bethel Cinema presents a selection of short documentaries from The 2014 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which cost $8 for seniors and students and $10 for  general admission, can be purchased online or by visiting the box office. For more details, call  203-778-3100.  Here’s some information on the festival: The […] [Read More]