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Author: Phyllis Boros


Auditions set for CT Chamber Choir; expanded season is planned

Connecticut Chamber Choir, under Artistic Director Constance Chase, announces auditions for the 2016-17 season for a few select openings for dedicated, experienced choral singers with strong reading

Beardsley Zoo offers close encounters with African penguins

This summer, the new stars at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo are Sal, Squirt, South and Tubbs, four black-footed African penguins. Visitors can’t seem to get enough of them, say zoo officials. For that

Play by former CT Post editor debuts in Manhattan

Congratulations to Lenore Skomal, a former reporter/editor at the Connecticut Post! A former resident of Stamford and Fairfield, Skomal’s novel “Bluff” debuts as a play Aug. 2 in Manhattan. The

City Lights Gallery sets ‘Same Sex’ reception, Pride March for July 21

Above by Sue Czark. Here’s the invitation from Executive Director Suzanne Kachmar at the nonprofit City Lights Gallery, which recently moved to 855 Main St., Bridgeport: City Lights will host the 6th
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Artist talk at Art/Place Gallery on July 21

Above: Art Gerstein, “In Search Of,” digital image Alice Katz, “Meditating Buddha,” mixed media Norwalk digital photographer Art Gerstein, and Fairfield author, teacher, and psychotherapist Alice Katz

Have you heard the buzz? The queen is coming!

“Bees are Buzzing! The Queen is Coming!” is a program for all ages on backyard beekeeping on Saturday, July 9, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Pequot Library, in Fairfield’s Southport section. The event is

Local cancer survivor pens ‘Glass is Always Half Full’

Marianne Laska’s battle with cancer is the subject of her book, “My Glass is Always Haff Full.” In a statement, the Milford resident wrote: “A writing project I started in the beginning of 2015 has

Bijou announces auditions for ‘Scarlet Letter’ with a twist

The Bijou Theatre, at 275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, has announced auditions for its first Live Theatre production of the 2016 Fall Season: “The Scarlet Letter,” by Phyllis Nagy (Oscar-nominated
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Attention car buffs: Barrett-Jackson at Mohegan Sun June 23-25

UPDATE: Day passes SOLD OUT. HOWEVER, SOME $35 twilight tix now available for TODAY, FRIDAY, JUNE 24, AFTER 5 P.M. If you love vintage automobiles, a Barrett-Jackson auction is like having “a Super

Eric Jacobsen conducts Barnum Festival pops concert Saturday at Seaside Park

The Barnum Festival’s finale weekend includes several changes and additions, including a day change for the outdoor pops concert and fireworks display. For details on the entire weekend, visit