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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 the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University to benefit Bridgeport’s Neighborhood Studios. The
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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

Discovery Museum, GBS join forces for ‘Night Sky’ event

Above is a vintage photo of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, conducted by Music Director Emeritus Gustav Meier. The Discovery Museum and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are joining forces for an
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UPDATE: Fairfield’s Alex Beyer in Belgium for Queen Elisabeth piano competition

THIS JUST IN: Fairfielder Alex Beyer played his first round in Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday, May 3, at the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition. Here ‘s the podcast:
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Fiber artist Ellen Schiffman shows at Westport Library

‘Color, No Color’ The Westport Library celebrates the work of fiber artist Ellen Schiffman with an exhibition using colors, as well as white only, in “Color, No Color!” at the library’s first-floor
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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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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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Mansion bedecked with Victorian holiday finery

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum kicks off the holiday season the day after Thanksgiving with its traditional display of trees and decorations and a new exhibit, “Holiday Grandeur: The Mansion’s

‘Colorful Journey’ opens Nov. 15 at Stamford’s Town House Gallery

Brighten your weekend with “A Colorful Journey,” a solo exhibit of paintings and drawings by N. Robert Cestone, which opens Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Stamford Town House Gallery with a reception from 4
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THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan,        , Writer _ Peter Morgan, Director - Stephan Daldry, Designer - Bob Crowley, Gielgud Theatre, 2013, Credit: Johan Persson/

A ticket to London stage is as close as Quick Center box office

For “a front-row seat to the London stage,” you need only go as far as Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts. Helen Mirren reprises her Olivier Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth
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