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Author: Phyllis Boros

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Fairfielder Alex Beyer, pianist, plays today for King & Queen of Belgium

THIS JUST IN FROM MISTY BEYER, ALEX’S MOM: Alex will play in the finals today for the King and Queen of Belgium – and others. His time is at 2pm – it’s live streamed – but archived for watching at a
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‘Mercury Monday’ special events May 9 at Discovery Museum

“Mercury Monday” at The Discovery Museum in Bridgeport will showcase an astronomical phenomenon: Transit of Mercury. This just in from the museum: “You don’t have to be an astronomy buff to experience
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‘Gin & Jazz’ party at Fairfield Museum on May 14

This reminder is from the Fairfield Museum & History Center, 370 Beach Road in Fairfield. Tickets are still available for its “Gin & Jazz” fundraiser, slated for Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m. Features
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Mendelssohn Choir does ‘Poetry in Motion’ in New Canaan

Above is Dr. Carole Ann Maxwell, founder and artistic director of the renowned Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut. The Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut, under the direction of founder, artistic director
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Ailey II in Fairfield May 1 for Neighborhood Studios benefit

The renowned New York-based Ailey II dance company will perform Sunday, May 1, at 7 p.m.at the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University to benefit Bridgeport’s Neighborhood Studios. The
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Yale’s British museum celebrates reopening with a host of free special events

Above is an archived photo of the fourth floor Turner Bay at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven.Will it look the same after renovation? We’ll need to check! Closed for more than a year for
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Bijou keeps the ‘Lights Bright’ with Broadway-themed special programs

Broadway composer, author and speaker David Friedman, above, comes to the Bijou for an evening of “Connecticut Sings David Friedman” on Saturday, May 7. A variety of Broadway-themed special programs
Categories: Event, General, Music, Theater
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‘May the 4th’ be with you: IMAX celebrates ‘Star Wars’

Above is a scene from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” now playing at the six-story IMAX screen at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 North Water St. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk wants fans of
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Just in time for Mother’s Day: Westport Garden Club Show May 6

ABOVE, WESTPORT GARDEN CLUB members are shown making “Perkies.” Coined by past plant sale chair Pam Weil, the word refers to perennials that are divided from large existing plants. Members take these
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New setting of Elgar’s ‘Sea Pictures’ brings CCC season to a close on May 1

The Connecticut Chamber Choir and Orchestra, under the baton of Constance Chase, perform May 1 in Trumbull. Sir Edward Elgar, above The Connecticut Chamber Choir and Orchestra’s final concert of the
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