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Classic literature inspires Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series

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Pictured, “The Berenstain Bears Live – Family Matters: The Musical,” will open the Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series on Nov. 15, 2015. Five other family friendly shows will round it out by April. Contributed photo The celebration that will launch Westport Country Playhouse‘s Family Festivities series is still a few months away. However, the […] [Read More]
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Bestselling author Paula McLain brings ‘Circling the Sun’ to Darien July 28

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Paula McLain‘s nationwide book tour for her latest work will rise in the East (Darien, that is) before she sets out for spots south and west. She will launch “Circling the Sun,” at the Darien Community Association on Tuesday, July 28. The bestselling author of “The Paris Wife,” is being presented by Barrett Bookstore. The […] [Read More]
Hilton Valentine of the Animals attends the 2010 Rock Con: The National Rock & Roll Fan Fest at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center on July 31, 2010 in East Rutherford, N.J. Valentine will be in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 15, 2015, for the "Fab 4 Festival."

Hilton Valentine of The Animals will help celebrate ‘Fab 4 Music Festival’ in Danbury

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Hilton Valentine, the lead guitarist of The Animals, will add some star power as a special guest of honor for the Fab 4 Music Festival set for Aug. 15 in Danbury. The festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Shea Stadium concert on Aug. 15, 1965, as well as many other things “Beatle” […] [Read More]
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‘The Cat in the Hat’ returns to WCSU

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“The Cat in the Hat” is back, thanks to Western Connecticut State University’s Department of Theatre Arts in Danbury. Shows will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 10; Saturday, July 11; Sunday, July 12; Saturday, July 18; and Sunday, July 19, in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Centre on the university’s […] [Read More]
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Candace Bushnell brings along ‘Monica’ for her Wilton stop

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With her first book, “Sex and the City,” which was the basis for the HBO hit series and, later, movies, author Candace Bushnell created the kind of characters that readers and television viewers, tried to channel, whether in attitude, style or looks. In her new book, “Killing Monica,” the lead character Pandy “PJ” Wallis, is […] [Read More]
Below the Gaff band will be on hand to entertain when the Robin Hood Springtime Festival comes to North Haven on weekends from Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, June 7.

Knights, lords & ladies in North Haven

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The 7th annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival — set in 12th century Nottingham, England — is in North Haven on weekends through June 7. When organizers say it will offer “old-fashioned fun” for the entire family, they’re not exaggerating as many shows and activities have their roots in Medieval Europe. “Here you can forget your […] [Read More]
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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]