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

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Music is a dominant distraction during the next several days, with legendary performers mixing it up with up-and-comers, and all genres beckoning from most corners of the region. The Americanarama Festival of Music breezes through Bridgeport on Friday, featuring Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingham. With the heat expected for tonight, you […] [Read More]

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

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I wish you luck during the next several days. A multitude of events awaits you, including appearances by legendary performers, vibrant outdoor festivals, hot dances and vintage baseball. But that is only part of the story. Music: You can make the trip to Danbury to see Tony Bennett. You can go to Hamden to see […] [Read More]

Bridgeport tattoo artist makes his mark on ‘Ink Master’

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If you’ve been inked by ES Barraza at Forever Custom Tattoo in Bridgeport, chances are you’ve left a satisfied customer. Question is, did Dave Navarro and the judges on Spike TV’s “Ink Master” come away just as impressed? Tune in to find out when Barraza appears on the season premier of the reality TV competition […] [Read More]

Outdoor festivals heating up in Southwestern Connecticut

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Summer is officially underway, and for us party people, that means cookouts, concerts, bonfires and beach parties. You can host your own sun-drenched celebration, but why not enjoy the season — and a heaping plate of food — in the company of your community? Southwestern Connecticut has no shortage of outdoor fetes — from sizzling […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Speed is of the essence this weekend at Lime Rock Park where the running of the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix continues through Saturday. Get a close look at the cars and drivers (actor and race car driver Patrick Dempsey is expected to race) at the paddocks, get an autograph and enjoy the activities […] [Read More]

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

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This weekend, you will find art in Norwalk, some laughs in Stamford, a finale fit for P.T. Barnum in Bridgeport and four days of feasting and festivities in New Haven. If you like boats, Mystic Seaport has those. If you like strings and the Sultans who play them, you will want to travel to Westport. […] [Read More]

Nest Arts Factory marks summer solstice with exhibition

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Some mark the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, with pagan rituals, celebrations at Stonehenge and yoga classes in Times Square. Bridgeport’s Nest Arts Factory marks the occasion in a way that’s a bit more understated, albeit no less celebratory — with art, wine and bluegrass music. “Solstice Summer Exhibition” opens with a […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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It’s the weekend to see Steve Martin and Edie Brickell perform in Stamford, the Zambonis and  Spampinato Brothers in Fairfield, Alice Cooper with Marilyn Manson in Uncasville, Foreigner in Westport, Chicago in Port Chester, N.Y., Acoustic Hot Tuna in Norwalk, Ben Taylor in Ridgefield and Harry Connick Jr. in Simsbury. Further, you could check out […] [Read More]