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Ferguson Library talk marks Hurricane Sandy anniversary

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With the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy less than two weeks away, the Ferguson Library in Stamford will be bringing Adam Sobel to its auditorium to speak about his book, “Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate and the Extreme Weather of the Past and Future.” Among the subjects to be discussed at the Tuesday, […] [Read More]
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Danny Aiello to talk movies and memoir at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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Danny Aiello will be finding a seat among the fans of his 1996 film “2 Days in the Valley,” when Stamford’s Avon Theatre hosts a screening of the movie and an appearance by its star on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Aiello, who has starred in more than 80 films throughout his more than […] [Read More]
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Martha Stewart to sign copies of ‘One Pot’ at Stew Leonard’s Norwalk

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Martha Stewart attends the Ralph Rucci fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on Sept. 8, 2013 in New York City. She will be in Norwalk signing copies of her book, “One Pot 20+ Easy Meals from Your Skollet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot and More,” on Saturday, Oct. 25, […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ken Delmar earns spot in latest “Ripley’s ” tome

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Pictured, Stamford resident Ken Delmar celebrates his art show at George Billis Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, N.Y., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Delmar creates his paintings on paper towels. File photo/Jason Rearick He made a splash in the newspaper and then in a New York City gallery before landing a […] [Read More]
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Historian, writer Philippa Gregory comes to Wilton to talk about ‘The King’s Curse”

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Philippa Gregory may be deep into the late 1400s to mid 1500s when it comes to her latest book, “The King’s Curse,” but it will be through a very modern multimedia talk that she will discuss her work during a stop to the Wilton Library. This bestselling author, who hails from Yorkshire, England, will be […] [Read More]
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Bestselling author Wally Lamb to talk about latest work at Wilton event

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Bestselling author Wally Lamb is expected to make a stop at the Wilton Library on Wednesday to discuss his latest book, “We Are Water,” a tale of a modern American family as it copes with changing social mores, emotional upheavals and the need for connection. The talk will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Lamb, […] [Read More]
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Mark Twain House to add some chill to summer’s sizzle

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Months ahead of the traditional season of chills, the Mark Twain House will offer two days of ghost tours this month to give visitors a chance to learn more about the site’s more mysterious history. This historic homestead has already been investigated by a number of paranormal researchers, the results of which will be shared […] [Read More]
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Volunteer for ‘The Walking Dead Escape’ in Hartford

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The scene in Hartford at month’s end is likely to be a bit dead, but you can still find plenty of action. For that is when the Walking Dead Escape is set to arrive – an interactive zombie obstacle course that has been touching down in venues around the country. Developed by Skybound, an imprint […] [Read More]
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Alison Arngrim, TV’s ‘Nellie Oleson,’ to visit Hartford’s Mark Twain House

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Many a Monday night in my youth was spent watching the trials, tribulations and joys of a certain family on the prairie. Years later, a little thing called syndication allowed me to reconnect with the Ingalls, their friends and fellow townspeople nearly any day I wanted to. For fans of “Little House on the Prairie,” […] [Read More]
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Barbara Taylor Bradford comes to Stamford for high tea, talk

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What better way to celebrate Barbara Taylor Bradford’s latest story, an epic saga set in Edwardian England, than to gather for an elegant high tea service. The Ferguson Library in Stamford will be the setting for the festivities, which will feature a talk by Bradford about her latest book, “Cavendon Hall,” and a high tea […] [Read More]