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Yale lecturer to ponder the power of pink at Greenwich talk

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Pictured, in this May 14, 2014 file photo, American actress Blake Lively poses for photographers on the red carpet during the opening ceremony and the screening of “Grace of Monaco” at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Marsala, the wine-influenced, red-kissed color of 2015, was chosen by Pantone. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File […] [Read More]
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‘Drawn to the Edge’ features work by longtime Westport artist Norma Minkowitz

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“Make a Wish,” by artist Norma Minkowitz Norma Minkowitz may be known for her fiber art, but a new exhibition will showcase another expression of her talent – her drawings. This longtime Westport artist will be featured in a solo show at the Westport Library through March 25. A reception is set for Jan. 16. […] [Read More]
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January begins with jazz in downtown Stamford

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  Pictured, Maria Tiscia sings on stage as the opening act for Dianne Reeves during Jazz Up July at Columbus Park in Stamford on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Staff photo/Jason Rearick Brazil makes a stop in Stamford next weekend when the jazz quartet Rio Bound performs a mix of Brazilian jazz favorites during an afternoon […] [Read More]
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Free concert in Fairfield features rising talent Anna Han

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Pictured, Anna Han performs during the 2012 New York International Piano Competition in New York City. She earned first place in that competition when she was only 16. She is currently studying music at Juilliard in New York City. She will offer a free recital at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center in Fairfield, Conn., […] [Read More]
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Fairfield University’s Quick Center names new director

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Peter Van Heerden, (file photo), who has served as the Westport Arts Center executive director for the past three years, recently was named the new executive director of Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. He will begin his post Jan. 13, according to a news release. A resident of Westport, Van Heerden […] [Read More]
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Students encouraged to submit art for Stamford show

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Artists and guests gather at the 9th annual student Cultural Arts and Literacy Program in 2013. The 11th annual event is set for February 2015. Students are encouraged to enter the show, which will be inspired by Black History Month. The 11th annual student Cultural Arts and Literacy Program is looking for students who reside […] [Read More]
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Art that connects continents on display in Norwalk

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More than 100 young artists will have their work on display for the next three weeks, as part of the International Children’s Art Exhibit, which is presented Creative Connections. This Norwalk-based nonprofit organization works to foster cultural exchanges, particularly arts-based projects between classrooms in the United States and around the world. “Food for Thought” features […] [Read More]
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Celtic musicians to gather, celebrate the solstice in Fairfield

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Looking for a holiday celebration steeped a bit in Irish tradition? The Irish Arts Center’s production of “An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration” at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield on Saturday, Dec. 13, may fit the bill. This is the first time the concert is being presented in Connecticut, according […] [Read More]
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Commerce and creativity combine in new Westport art show

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It may be rather placid these days, but in the 1800s Westport’s Saugatuck River was awash with all kinds of vessels — a sign of the town’s bustling commerce. That scene was re-created in a mural (pictured) by the late Robert L. Lambdin for the Westport Bank & Trust Co.’s Saugatuck branch for its 1970 […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer, songwriter debuts song, video of ‘Seattle Mornin’ “

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Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir plays the original song she wrote for a collaboration with filmmaker Markus Innocenti and Greenwich artist Paul Larson at the Loft Artists Association in Stamford on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The video and song will be released Nov. 18, 2014, as part of an event at the association. File […] [Read More]