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Ready to launch: FOX’s Gretchen Carlson to celebrate release of first book

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Gretchen Carlson is no stranger to stories, considering her post as host of “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” weekdays on television’s Fox News. In just a few weeks, however, she will be telling a different tale — a personal one — when she releases her first book, “Getting Real.” Described as a “candid, inspirational […] [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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Bruce Cockburn to present night of stories, songs in Fairfield

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A solo performer since 1970, Bruce Cockburn, pictured,continues to ascend to stages with his guitar, touting a body of work that now includes 31 albums — more than 7 million of which have sold worldwide. At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, he will be bring the stories and music that have shaped his life […] [Read More]
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He is waiting and ready for his closeup at the Bruce Museum

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There will be nothing stuffy about an upcoming get-together in Greenwich, expect maybe for creature that’s likely to inspire a few clicks. The Bruce Museum’s taxidermic specimen of an American Black Bear will be ready for his closeup, and then some, during the museum’s After Hours event planned for Thursday, March 5. Visitors may take […] [Read More]
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‘Sex After …’ author Iris Krasnow to lead talk in Greenwich

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Iris Krasnow, a best-selling author, journalist and professor, will be the keynote speaker when JCC Greenwich and UJA Greenwich Women’s Philanthropy present their annual Symposium on Jewish Learning on Wednesday, March 11. Krasnow, who originally is from Oak Park, Illinois, began her career as the fashion writer for the “Dallas Times-Herald,” moving to United Press […] [Read More]
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One of its own: Ferguson Library presents ‘Meet the Author’ with Jennifer Cipri

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Readers may recognize glimpses of Stamford in Jennifer Cipri’s debut novel, but the story itself holds far more secrets that it reveals – some of which she may offer up during a talk scheduled Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Weed Memorial and Hollander branch of Stamford’s Ferguson Library. Cipri grew up in Stamford’s […] [Read More]
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Fashion experts promise to share tips, strategy for building a wardrobe at Stamford talk

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For the Ferguson Library’s next Girls’ Afternoon Out, two fashion experts will stop by to share their experience about shopping, saving money and finding the perfect clothes. The talk, which will take place Sunday, Feb. 1, will feature David Zyla, below, and Eila Mell, right, authors of “How to Win at Shopping: 293 Insider Secrets […] [Read More]
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‘Downton Abbey’ inspires novel, Jan. 7 talk in Greenwich

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The popular television series “Downton Abbey” has inspired the latest work of novelist Wendy Wax, pictured at right, who has written about the fans of the show in her book, “While We Were Watching Downton Abbey.” The book tells the tale of the growing bond between three strangers and the British concierge of their Atlanta […] [Read More]