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Author: Phyllis Boros

Actor John Ratzenberger speaker in Orange on Jan. 27

Actor and producer John Ratzenberger, a Bridgeport native, will be the keynote speaker at the 61st annual meeting and luncheon of the Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at
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Art goes to the dogs … woof! ‘Dog Days’ opens Sunday in Greenwich

An exhibit of art about canines, “Dog Days of Winter,” opens Sunday, Jan. 10, with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Greenwich Arts Council. Snow date is Sunday, Jan. 17. The show will run through
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Marc Anthony’s Valentine’s Day concert slated for Bpt. arena

It was announced today that Martin Anthony will do a Valentine’s Day Concert at Webster Bank Arena on Sunday, Feb. 14th. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with concert at 7. Pre-sale for the Valentine’s Day
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Young pianist to perform at free Quick Center concert on Jan. 10

Singapore pianist Kate Liu The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts’ Young Artists Series for families begins its season on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m., featuring pianist Kate Liu. Liu was born in
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RCD The Nutcracker The Ridgefield Playhouse

‘Tis the weekend for ‘Nutcrackers’ throughout region

Several ballet companies throughout the state will be on their toes this weekend, presenting their versions of the beloved holiday classic, “The Nutcracker,” with a score by Tchaikovsky. For those who
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Cranky kids?

Looking for activities for the kids during vacation week? The Westport Library is offering a film festival during the school vacation day, Saturday, Dec. 26, to Thursday, Dec. 31. The films, free and
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Music for Youth, library host Jan. 9 GBYO Concerto Competition

From left to right: GBSO’s Concerto Competition finalists are Sophia Zhang, Alixon Shively, Clair Lane, Julian Shively, Alvyn Velasquez, Benjamin Crosby. Missing from picture: Bryan Page.
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Brava to Carole Ann Maxwell!

Maestro Eric Jacobsen Update: What was I thinking? My Sunday post failed to mention that the Mendelssohn Choir is spectacular because its director is Carole Ann Maxwell, director of liturgical music
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Connecticut Chamber Choir opens season Jan. 10 in Trumbull

Under the direction of Constance Chase (above), the 38th season of the Connecticut Chamber Choir, “A Season of Poetry in Song,” opens Sunday, Jan. 10, at an afternoon concert in Trumbull. “La
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Fairfielder photographs quiet moments in sports

“Foursome, 2012” at Sharp Park Golf Course, Pacifica, Calif. “Carmel Beach, 2007.” “San Francisco Surfers,” 2012. “Ladders, 1990,” Spectators at the 1990 Open Championship in St. Andrews, Scotland.
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