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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]
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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]