Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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There will be music this weekend, featuring a mix of styles and genres, from the sonic sound of Ports of Spain to the classic compositions of the great American songbook. You can catch Goodnight Blue Moon in Hartford, the Suzan in New Haven (the band performs above in 2011), Nardy Boy in Stamford, Pimpinella in […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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This time around you may want to take the weekend to rest up for the all the fun to be had with the arrival of the new year early next week.. A variety of First Night celebrations afford families a way to celebrate together, during the day and into the evening. However, venues and organizations […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Greenwich’s Rob Mathes and his talented musical friends will be bringing the sounds and sentiments of Christmas to the stage in Purchase, N.Y. this weekend. In this annual tradition (above, see a previous performance), Mathes will bring a mix of his original works, some unique arrangements and a song or two from his new album […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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A reunion is on tap this evening in Bridgeport, which will bring together the members of The Dirty Angels, a four-piece R&B-infused blues band that made a name for itself up and down the East Coast throughout the 1970s. Fans were treated to a couple of albums under RCA and saw the band tour with […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Entertainment has often served as a great diversion when times get rough, and this past week of storm aftermath has clearly been a struggle for many. Many performances and events will go on as planned, but there has been some cancellation and postponements. For those hoping to see Smashing Pumpkins this weekend, the show has […] [Read More]

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It may not be Halloween just yet, but that hasn’t stopped organizers far and wide from creating a weekend full of festive events. So, if you are looking for all the hayrides, haunted houses, costume parties and spooky walks that you can handle, here you go. And, here is another and another. You get my […] [Read More]

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Movie and television star, singer and dancer Jane Powell is expected to be in Ridgefield on Sunday to share some behind-the-scenes tales about the 1951 film classic, “Royal Wedding,” (see a clip above) which teamed her with Fred Astaire. In a recent article, Powell gave a taste of what one can expect during the screening […] [Read More]

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Below: Chile’s Inti-Illimani celebrates its 45th anniversary with a performance¬† on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in Fairfield, Conn. Contributed photo This weekend, you have a chance to celebrate the music and longevity of a group that has succeeded in staying together and creating powerful music […] [Read More]

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I can remember gazing upon the cover of Blondie’s 1978 album “Parallel Lines,” like it was yesterday, as they say. In reality, I was in the latter years of my first decade of life and couldn’t get enough of the black-and-white vertical stripes and slick looking band, fronted by a pretty woman in a white […] [Read More]

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You still have time to get yourself ready and get a ticket so that before the night is over you may have a chance to hear “Galway Girl” or “Seven Drunken Nights” as brought to you by Celtic Thunder. This Irish/Scottish music troupe is making a stop in Wallingford as part of its 63-city North […] [Read More]