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Phyllis Boros

GBS special: One Night Only

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Greater Bridgeport Symphony patrons who purchase or renew a subscription for the 2015-2016 season at Saturday’s concert will receive a complimentary CD that includes Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante or a DVD with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony. And the GBS will waive the standard $10 ticketing charge. See: gbs.org Saturday’s concert, 4/18, will take place at the Klein […] [Read More]
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Brinsko’s newspaper photography subject of historical society event

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http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/The-art-of-vintage-newspaper-photography-6002277.php Above: The late Post-Telegram photographer Ed Brinsko captured this image of John F. Kennedy during a stop on his campaign for president at the Bridgeport train station. Brinsko will be the subject of a Bridgeport Community Historical Society event in May. The Bridgeport Community Historical Society will host a photo video/slide show on the […] [Read More]
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Three Yo-Yo Ma friends ready to party at GBS finale

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Three members of Yo-Yo Ma’s celebrated Silk Road Ensemble will be on hand for the GBS finale Saturday, April 18: from top, Russian-born Johnny Gandelsman on violin and Nicholas Cords on viola — under the baton of GBS Music Director Eric Jacobsen. On Saturday, April 18, three music-world compatriots will come together to celebrate great […] [Read More]
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Stroll through Saugatuck on history tours

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Tours begin at the Saugatuck, Westport, train station. Walks through Westport history and its Saugatuck section are scheduled for several spring weekends, organized by the Westport Historical Society. Walking tours will begin at the Saugatuck train station, where rail service was launched in 1848, making Westport more accessible for visitors and, in turn, giving residents […] [Read More]
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Win a picture perfect Vespa at Fairfield Museum

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ABOVE: IMAGES 2015 Gala Committee (from left) Jennifer Hinkle, Roe Chlala, Heather Hamilton, Kristin Galletta, Sally Cummings and Laura Wilbur, raffling off a new Vespa Primavera scooter and BMW bikes as part of Fairfield Museum and History Center’s IMAGES 2015 Gala on May 14. Tickets are available at Fairfieldhistory.org The Fairfield Museum and History Center […] [Read More]
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It really is a Brontosaurus!

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Because of new findings, Yale Peabody Museum will rename its prized dinosaur possession tomorrow, Tuesday, April 14 at 1 p.m., with festivities open to the public, the museum announced this morning. Here’s the explanation from the natural history museum: “The dinosaur name ‘Brontosaurus’ was relegated to the scientific sidelines for more than 100 years, but […] [Read More]
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Reminder: Tickets available through April 20 for ‘Jazzy Cars’

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Maestro Eric Jacobsen is the artistic leader of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony. Hot, hot, hot is the theme of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s upcoming fundraiser in Westport. The Saturday, April 25, event will focus on hot wheels, hot hors d’oeuvres and hot 1920s-era jazz, according to board members. “Classic Jazz & Jazzy Cars” will take […] [Read More]
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‘Open house’ Sunday at new Bpt. ballet school

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The New England Ballet Company is opening a studio at 130 Elm Street in downtown Bridgeport with a celebration on Sunday, April 12. The nonprofit company, which also has facilities in Orange, is offering classes for children (beginning at age 4) and adults of all level of skills, said company Manager Diana Zitnay. Pre-Ballet and […] [Read More]
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