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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]
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Greenwich teen shares tale of ‘Chizi’ with Prince William

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Seeing the publication of one’s first book would be gratifying enough, but for a Greenwich teen, it meant a chance to meet with royalty. (Contributed photo/Tusk) Jack Jones, whose children’s book, “Chizi’s Tale: The True Story of an Orphaned Black Rhino,” puts a spotlight on the extinction threat to black rhinos, recently had a chance […] [Read More]
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Bard’s birthday bash will ring in the new year in Greenwich

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There are those milestone birthdays, and then there are milestone birthdays, like the 450th of William Shakespeare. Though the famous playwright is long gone, an Elizabethan feast will honor his birthday on Dec. 31, as part of a benefit for the Connecticut affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It will be at the […] [Read More]
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Annabelle Gurwitch to share tales of ‘the edge’ in Greenwich

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Feeling down about the passage of years? Comedian and best-selling author Annabelle Gurwitch will be in Greenwich on Wednesday, Nov. 19, thanks to the JCC Greenwich, to commiserate and perhaps add a few more laugh lines. She is set to speak about her latest collection of essays, “I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities […] [Read More]
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Patricia Cornwell brings latest thriller, ‘Flesh and Blood,’to Wilton

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Twenty-four years ago, the literary world was introduced to Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a forensic investigator who has gone on to work on more than 20 crime cases, all from the mind of New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell. (Photo by Patrick Ecclesine) This year marked the release of the latest book in the series, “Flesh […] [Read More]
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Author comes to Stamford to talk about battle with Alzheimer’s disease

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For more than 35 years, Greg O’Brien has worked as a writer, editor, investigative reporter and publisher for numerous magazines and newspapers around the country. These days, he is focused on a subject of which he is entirely familiar, but one day may not be — himself. O’Brien is the author of  “On Pluto: Inside […] [Read More]
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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]