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Phyllis Boros

Free Space Day at Bridgeport’s Discovery Museum

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The sky’s the limit when the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport presents Space Day, Sunday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Connecticut Space Grant Consortium, admission will be free for all. The Westport Astronomical Society will be stationed outdoors, using the museum’s solar scopes and telescopes to safely look […] [Read More]
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Tourists & Commuters: GC Terminal celebrates season

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The thousands of Connecticut residents who travel through Grand Central Terminal each week have many new reasons to linger during March — and do a bit of “fun” shopping. Visitors and commuters alike are being offered a host of special items and discounts at shops in this Manhattan landmark in celebration of spring (March 20, […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Tourism

Not ‘high’ culture, but plenty of cash

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In America, one of the most popular avocations seems to be clipping coupons — and saving money at all types of places, from big-box emporiums to the local grocery store. Some do it because it’s a fun challenge or in response to less-than-generous paychecks. Whatever the reason, most of us probably have a sense that […] [Read More]
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Butler 3/19 fashion show to raise funds for Fairfield Library

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The Jennifer Butler Spring Fashion show to benefit the Fairfield Public Library has been rescheduled for Thursday evening, March 19, at the library’s main branch, corner of Old Post and Post roads. The event, set for 8 p.m. in the library’s Kershner Gallery, will feature hors d’oeuvres and a runway show of Fairfield designer Butler’s […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, Fashion, General

GBS’ spring gala in Westport takes jazzy, automotive turn

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At Saturday’s (fantastic) Greater Bridgeport Symphony concert at the Klein theater, it was announced that the nonprofit is planning to take an unusual turn for its annual fund-raising gala. “Classic Jazz & Jazzy Cars” is scheduled for April 25 (Saturday), featuring entertainment by noted jazz musicians at Dragone Classic Motorcars in Westport. From 7 to […] [Read More]
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Music legend Robert S. Genualdi, 84, leaves huge legacy

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Educator and professional bassist Robert S. Genualdi, of Bridgeport’s Black Rock section, died this morning (Saturday, March 14) at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport following a short illness. He was 84. Considered a pillar of the Connecticut musical community, Genualdi served for more than 25 years as music director and conductor of the Greater […] [Read More]
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‘Wax is a Verb’ to open at Bridgeport’s City Lights Gallery

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Wax is a Verb” — an exhibition celebrating the glories of encaustic art — opens Thursday, April 12, at Bridgeport’s City Lights Gallery. The show, which runs through May 19, will kick off with a free artists’ reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Honey tasting will be offered by Red Bee’s Carla Marina. Suzanne Kachmar, […] [Read More]
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Free art & music events in Bridgeport, Fairfield this week

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Right: “Queen 3,” by Stephanie Rocknack, is featured in the New York Sculptors Guild exhibit at the Housatonic Museum of Art through March 10. Who says the arts have to be expensive? There are a number of wonderful free events going on this week, including the following. The first “Alumni Art Show,” featuring 16 University […] [Read More]