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Peter Max spotlights Marilyn Monroe in Darien exhibition

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Darien’s Geary Gallery has been a familiar stop for artist Peter Max over the years. It began in 2004 with his “Colors of a Better World,” continued with a 2010 retrospective and focused on his “New Masters Series” of 2012. Max is back this year with a new series “Marilyn” that puts a spotlight on […] [Read More]
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The 1920s come roaring back at Silvermine Arts Center gala

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At about the time Silvermine Arts Center was incorporated, in 1924, the joints known as speakeasies were jumping, having sprung up in response to Prohibition. Inside these illegal bars, the drinks would be flowing, the music would be roaring and entertainers would be captivating the crowds. Some 90 years later, entry to such an evening […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer, songwriter teams with teens to raise awareness, funds for homelessness

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Today marked the release of a new single from Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir, which will help to raise funds for a Miami charity that serves the poor and homeless. “Keep on Walking,” which is available on Bandcamp today,  was inspired by the black-and-white photographs taken by two brothers, Alexander and Christopher Kiener, whose […] [Read More]
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Westport Arts Center announces atists for SOLOS 2014

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The Westport Arts Center recently announced the dozen artists who will be featured at the next SOLOS exhibition, amid a record-breaking call for submissions. The arts center received 154 submissions for its members-only show, meaning curator Patricia Hickson, who is a curator at the Contemporary Art Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, had her work cut out […] [Read More]
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Yefim Rosenfeld’s retrospective opens Sunday in Stamford

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When Yefim Rosenfeld wasn’t working as an interior designer and architect, he was finding time to add to his body of artwork – pieces of which can be found in collections around the world. A show of his work inspired by nature will be on display at the Stamford Art Association beginning this weekend. The […] [Read More]
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Make some waves at Stamford’s Ferguson Library

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A week after millions around the world celebrated World Water Day, visitors to Stamford’s Ferguson Library will have the opportunity to immerse themselves once again in the topic when an interactive art installation goes up on Saturday. The Wave, a project created by artists Susan Hoffman Fishman and Stamford resident Elena Kalman, is getting under […] [Read More]
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New show opens at Danbury’s @287 gallery

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Bryn Gillette embedded shards of glass from the ruins of an earthquake-damaged cathedral into one of his paintings. Michael R. Patterson used color to create an artwork in which it appears geometric shapes have been woven together. Both artists will exhibit their works in a new exhibit at Danbury’s @287 gallery, where an opening reception will […] [Read More]
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Lady Gaga performs provocative set at SXSW; tickets going fast for her Mohegan Sun show

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Lady Gaga, who again set people talking with a performance Thursday at the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival, in Austin, Texas, is set to appear at Mohegan Sun on May 10. If you have been waiting to purchase a ticket, you better do so now, as the show is nearly sold […] [Read More]
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Jasper Johns, John Lund collaboration the focus of new Katonah Museum show

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If you think you know all you can about American artist Jasper Johns, then you may want to make a trip to the Katonah Museum of Art, where a new exhibition of Johns’ work is set to open at month’s end. It is the first one that will explore the working relationship between Johns and […] [Read More]
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50 things to do in Connecticut March 7 to 9

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With the promise of warmer weather for the weekend, there will be plenty of chances to shake that cabin fever. Here are some of the area’s many activities and events that serve as a welcome remedy. [Read More]