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Norwalk art gallery makes room for the ‘Boom’

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Pictured, “Mermaid No. 17,” a photo by artist Sue Benton of Stratford, Conn., is among the works on display at “Boom,” a show that is running at the Maritime Gallery in Norwalk, Conn., through July 31, 2015. The gallery is located at 11 N. Water St. in the Maritime Garage. How much is too much? […] [Read More]
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Headliners announced for 2015 “Danbury Fields Forever”

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It’s about 13 weeks away, but the lineup for “Danbury Fields Forever” is beginning to take shape — including the recent announcement of two of the headliners, The Hofners and The Blue Meanies. This music, foods and arts festival, which returns to Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Aug. 15, celebrates the music of the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Art Society puts out the call for intrepid travelers

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The Greenwich Art Society has teamed up with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to offer an eight-day tour to Cuba later this year. The trip is open to all those who are interested in learning more about this Caribbean nation’s artistic and cultural history. From Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, tour participants and their guides will […] [Read More]
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Curators open the door to a mystical manse in May 4 talk in Greenwich

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This  Oct. 1, 2014 photo shows an ornate sink faucet handle in the Mughal Suite in the Honolulu home of the late American tobacco heiress Doris Duke. The bedroom and bathroom suite in the home Duke called Shangri La opened to the public for the first time on Oct. 11, 2014. AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy The […] [Read More]
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Get your dose of art through May at the Easton Library

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A nearly 40-year resident of Fairfield, artist Anthony Santomauro has spent about the same amount of time creating a rich portfolio of works, ranging from pastels to charcoals to acrylics. Over his career, he has amassed a number of awards from groups around the country, including the Silvermine Guild of Artists of New Canaan and […] [Read More]
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Aspiring poets urged to let their voices be heard

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Whether an ode, limerick or sonnet, or crafted with free verse or rhyme, original poems are sought by the Greenwich Education Group and the Arch Street Teen Center as part of a poetry contest for high school students in grades 9 to 12. In celebration of National Poetry Month, emerging poets are urged to submit […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ferguson Library offers praise for prose

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Above, Richard ‘Cookie’ Thomas and his band perform during a Ferguson Library  anniversary celebration of the Weed Memorial and Hollander Branch at the branch in Stamford, Conn., on Oct. 9, 2014. Thomas will lend his support to National Poetry Month events in April 2015, by performing on April 30 at the library’s South End Branch […] [Read More]

‘Hairspray’ gets a new look in Waterbury

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Naugatuck Valley Community College will present “Hairspray” this Thursday through Sunday, April 9-12, at its Mainstage Theater. The musical, which played on Broadway more than a decade age, features a cast drawn from throughout the college. It’s a collaboration of the Visual & Performing Arts Department and Student Government Association. Performances are Thursday, April 9, […] [Read More]
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