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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

We are heading into October, with only a few weekends to go before Halloween. With that in mind, make sure to make the most of the weekend by partaking in some pumpkin or apple picking, enjoying some

Works by ‘Obey’ artist Shepard Fairey on view in Greenwich

The street artist behind the iconic Barack Obama “Hope” poster and the ubiquitous “Obey” campaign will have his work exhibited in Greenwich beginning Thursday. “Shepard Fairey: OBEY” opens at the

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

With the weather forecast such as it is, it’s best to plan some time in the outdoors this weekend. While there, you can get a better look at hawks and other raptors in Greenwich, learn more about

FLA Gallery and BLT launch studio space in Stamford’s South End

For the next several months, a peek inside a street-level commercial space in Stamford’s South End will reveal an artist hard at work on large-scale figurative paintings. The space, located at 100

All that glitters: ‘Cinderella’ to open Connecticut Ballet’s season

Above: Principal dancer Oksana Maslova of Connecticut Ballet, left, performs a preview of the upcoming ballet, “Cinderella,”on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The ballet will be performed in Stamford

Rampage Rager back in Bridgeport with Wu affiliates, area emcees

Rampage Rager — Bridgeport’s free, all-ages concert blowout — returns to Rampage Skatepark with performances by the the Full Blast Movement, Fifth Nation, Wu Tang affiliates and more on Friday,

Make yourself at ‘Home’ at Westport Arts Center

The Westport Arts Center launches its fall exhibition, “Home Sweet Home,” with an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. Juried by Jennifer Gross, chief curator and deputy director of

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

This weekend, it’s probably best to just break it down. I say that because the offerings are plentiful, the entertainment is diverse and activities stretch from Westchester to West Springfield, Mass.,

A flurry of openings put spotlight on Connecticut artists

Michael Manning’s “All the Pretty Horses,” will kick off a weekend of art show openings and special events across the area, that point out the diversity of creativity. Manning, a Greenwich artist,

Avon Theatre spotlights film about ‘New Yawk’ accents

The Geico Gecko has employed it to sell insurance. Actors Marisa Tomei used it to comedic effect. And Madonna used it to voice a holiday classic. It is a linguistic phenomenon that has seeped past the