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

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The Harlem Globetrotters will be dribbling, dunking and causing mayhem up and down the court when the team comes to the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport Friday night. The team is currently on a four-month North American tour that asks the fans to make the rules. After 87 years, they gang remains […] [Read More]

Art goes on display in one show; remains hidden for another

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An artful day and evening is in store for those seeking “Another View” and others who don’t mind a bit of mystery when it comes to collecting. Paul G. Larson will host a free, public reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, to celebrate his solo exhibition “Another View,” which runs through March […] [Read More]

Jimmy Webb to bring songs, stories to Conn. performance

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If you have heard the 5th Dimension sing “Up, Up and Away,” watched Glen Campbell perform “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” or  “Wichita Lineman” or caught Richard Harris and, later, Donna Summer power their way through “MacArthur Park,” then you know some of Jimmy Webb‘s work. This legendary singer, songwriter and composer (at […] [Read More]
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Cathy Rigby reprises her role as Peter Pan for a production that arrives at the Palace Theater in Waterbury this weekend. At 60, Rigby is still up for the demands of playing the part of a boy who is loath to grow up. With some preparation, she told my colleague Joe Meyers that she is […] [Read More]

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

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Given the weather, the first part of the weekend might be less about being out and about and more about staying in, but still there should be a few diversions worth checking out once the snow has moved on through. First, there are some postponed events because of the weather. The performance of Rhonda Denet […] [Read More]

Koch documentary to be screened in Stamford, Hartford

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Today, the Avon Theatre in Stamford was busy preparing for its 007 Red Carpet Festival Oscar Nominated Film Festival – a monthlong event that kicks off this weekend – but an event next month is likely to prove a popular draw, as well. On Wednesday, March 6, the downtown theater will welcome former journalist and […] [Read More]

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Undoubtedly, there will be Super Bowl fans among the Souper Bowl fans at the fifth annual Chowdafest at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, but one not need be a fan of the big game to come out for a tasty competition. Organizers are hoping to draw the crowds on Sunday, which will not […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The area will soon be filled with singers, musicians, actors, authors, artists and other performers, ready to provide an eclectic mix of entertainment. It begins tonight with several musical performances, including the Pink Floyd tribute band The Machine, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Michael Dunham Trio, What Up Funk Band, Dylan Connor and the […] [Read More]

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

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For some people, the upcoming weekend will actually stretch to three as the nation celebrates and honors civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Several area organizations will be commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 21) with special events. (Or, you can be inspired by video above to donate some time and […] [Read More]

Trio of artists featured in new members show in Stamford

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Together, the artwork of Stamford artists Barbara Mathis, Phyllis Sinrich and Claudio Altesor (at right, one of his paintings, “Stairway to Power”) represent the latest exhibition of the Stamford-based Loft Artists Association, which puts the spotlight on new members. Varied in their inspiration and process, they join a collection of artists who work out of […] [Read More]