Greenwich Chamber Players perform ‘French Masters’

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If you are in the mood for discovery, in light of today’s holiday, there are several events taking place tonight that reveal the depth of talent in the area. You can make a stop over at the Bruce Museum where the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra, see photo below, will be opening its […] [Read More]

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

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I can remember gazing upon the cover of Blondie’s 1978 album “Parallel Lines,” like it was yesterday, as they say. In reality, I was in the latter years of my first decade of life and couldn’t get enough of the black-and-white vertical stripes and slick looking band, fronted by a pretty woman in a white […] [Read More]

Colorful creations: Stamford art group honors Faber Birren

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For the past 32 years, the Stamford Art Association has been turning its collective eye to color, thanks to Faber Birren, a longtime Stamford resident who became internationally known for his work on color. Birren, who died in 1988, was a color theorist and consultant who wrote more than 25 books and 250 articles about […] [Read More]

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

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You still have time to get yourself ready and get a ticket so that before the night is over you may have a chance to hear “Galway Girl” or “Seven Drunken Nights” as brought to you by Celtic Thunder. This Irish/Scottish music troupe is making a stop in Wallingford as part of its 63-city North […] [Read More]

Musical workshop with Jane Benson at Aldrich art museum

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Jane Benson, whose hybrid musical instruments are featured in the “united states” exhibition series at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, will lead an interactive workshop at the Museum on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. The workshop will feature a demonstration from Benson, opportunities to experiment with her instruments and time to explore […] [Read More]

Marilyn Maye to share life lessons in Stamford

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In her lifetime of performing, singer Marilyn Maye has played in venues large and small, appeared on television, teamed up with symphonies, and entertained theater audiences. It is a legacy worth sharing, Maye said during a recent interview. As such, the 84-year-old Wichita, Kan., native, will  be offering a master class, “The Art of the […] [Read More]
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Westons residents picked as finalists in Martha Stewart awards

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Pictured: Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey (below) and Frances Palmer (right) of Frances Palmer Pottery, both in Weston, have been selected as a finalists in Martha Stewart Presents American Made Awards. The sweet taste of victory isn’t far for two Weston residents. Marina Marchese, owner of Red Bee Honey, and Frances Palmer, proprietor of Frances […] [Read More]

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

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Eyes will be to the sky in Greenwich this weekend when the 14th annual Hawk Watch Festival & Green Bizarre sets down at Audubon Greenwich. In addition to spectators who will be watching as thousands of raptors migrate from New England and Canada to winter habitats in South and Latin America, there will be a […] [Read More]
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‘Robots’ author performing music, spoken word in Stamford

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Damien Wood, the protagonist in Stamford native Kent Evans’ latest novel, “A Crash Course on the Anatomy of Robots,” is more robot than human. Wood’s efforts to get in touch with his emotions take him from country to country and one hollow relationship to another, but he remains stuck outside of his experiences, unable to feel. […] [Read More]

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

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It’s September, so the weekend (and beyond) is packed with its typical crush of activities, indoors and out, featuring musicians, celebrities, artists, comics and pirates (yes, pirates). So, it’s time to take care of those errands, do the laundry early and make haste to get to the events going on throughout the region. One of […] [Read More]