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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

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Donations being accepted for Ridgefield’s Nutmeg Festival

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The furniture “booth” is a big draw every year at the Nutmeg Festival, thanks to donations by parishioners and members of Ridgefield and neighboring communities. The 109th edition of St. Stephen’s Nutmeg Festival in Ridgefield will take place Saturday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Committee members are accepting tax-deductible donations of items […] [Read More]
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Three comics, dinner and wine in Danbury, all in one night

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Amerigo Vespucci Lodge #160 is having a comedy night in Danbury on Friday, May 29. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and the show follows at 8:30 p.m. Opening will be Eric Tartaglione, who likes to poke fun at his Italian background. He’s been seen on “Last Comic Standing” and performed in Vegas and Atlantic City. […] [Read More]
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Audience joins Ed Sheeran in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena

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From the moment he quickly strode on to the stage and grabbed his guitar last night, Ed Sheeran melded with his audience at Mohegan Sun Arena. His energy passed through the sold-out crowd of 8,000 like a bolt of lightning. Then there was thunderous applause — before he even sang a note. It was so loud, […] [Read More]
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Sports heroes and a rock god on view in Brookfield; show opens May 23, featuring artworks by Dan McKee

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Dan McKee never liked school but always loved to draw and paint. His pictures hang all over the country now, yet he’s never had a bonafide art show. The first one is  about to open and it’s at the Brookfield Craft Center. It features renowned sports figures, many of whom he met in person, plus a pencil […] [Read More]
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Danbury Museum & Historical Society to have Memorial Day, pre-parade open house on Monday, May 25

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  Looking for something to do while you wait for Danbury’s Memorial Day Parade to begin? Spend some time at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society, at 43 Main St., for an early morning open house event. You can visit the John & Mary Rider House, seen above, The Dodd Hat Shop, The Marian Anderson Studio and […] [Read More]
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Musical explores bullying through the eys of children, asks: If everyone is being bullied, where are all the bullies?

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TheatreWorks New Milford, in association with the New York Theatre Barn (The Barn), will be present a new musical performed by kids and teens called “STICKS + STONES.”  Written and scored by Joe Barros and Vince Peterson, the show explores bullying through the eyes of children. It’s directed by Erin Loucks with musical director Christopher […] [Read More]
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Guess who is 50! Here’s a hint: ‘Ridgefield’ and ‘music’

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Did you know this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra,  the town’s own professional symphony? The current season will culminate this coming Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m., at the Anne S. Richardson Auditorium at Ridgefield High School, with Beethoven’s Ninth, complete with an 80-person chorus and four soloists, plus Shubert’s Rosamunde […] [Read More]
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Gotta love Frank: Danbury Music Centre presents fundraiser that’s a ‘Salute to Sinatra’ on Saturday, May 16

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The Danbury Music Centre will host “Salute to Sinatra,” a benefit performance of the Danbury Music Centre Big Band on Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m., in Marian Anderson Recital Hall at the Danbury Music Centre. That’s at 256 Main St. in Danbury. The Danbury Music Centre Big Band is made up of members of the Danbury […] [Read More]
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