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Connecticut Ballet readies for holiday classic, ‘The Nutcracker’

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Connecticut Ballet’s presentation of “The Nutcracker” will be populated with stars from the American Ballet Theatre dancing the roles of some of the tale’s most beloved characters. The dance company, which has offices in Stamford, recently announced the guests who will perform with the company and the more than 100 local children from area dance […] [Read More]
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‘Grease’ sing-along should draw gaggle of T-Birds, Pink Ladies to Westport Library

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Pictured, John Travolta is the greaser Danny, and Olivia Newton-John is the good girl Sandy in “Grease, “ in the 1978 musical film. A “sing-along” screening is planned at the Westport Library on Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Tap your inner Danny Zuko or Sandy Olsson, or maybe Rizzo or Kenickie, too, at the […] [Read More]
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Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Amy Grant performing at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Beginning tomorrow, members of Stamford Center for the Arts, will get a chance to start snapping up those seats for performances by some big-name comics, award-winning singers and high-energy children’s programs. Tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Palace Theatre will go on sale beginning at 11 a.m. for members on Tuesday, while tickets for […] [Read More]
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Revue covering 75 years of classic Disney songs to open

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Pictured, the cast of Disney’s On the Record gathers for a rehearsal. This musical revue will be at White Plains Performing Arts Center in White Plains, N.Y., June 20, 2014. The performers are, from left, standing, Paulette Oliva and Joseph Bellini. Seated, from left, Chris Pagan, Chelsey Lynn Alfredo, Gina Noto, Alvaro Francisco, Triona O’Callagahan […] [Read More]
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‘American Idol’ Ruben Studdard among performers coming to New Haven this summer

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This week, New Haven added its voice to a growing list of places that plan to make the most out of the summer with music and arts events. In announcing the schedule, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp welcomed residents and visitors to make the trip: We are pleased to offer residents and visitors another robust […] [Read More]
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Throwback Thursday: Send us your old prom photos!

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It’s the middle of May, and proms are coming thick and fast—at least eight alone this weekend in area schools. Hairdressers and tuxedo rental shops are doing a brisk business, getting teens spiffed up for their big night. We’ll be covering many of those dances, but we want to see how much prom has changed […] [Read More]
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The 1920s come roaring back at Silvermine Arts Center gala

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At about the time Silvermine Arts Center was incorporated, in 1924, the joints known as speakeasies were jumping, having sprung up in response to Prohibition. Inside these illegal bars, the drinks would be flowing, the music would be roaring and entertainers would be captivating the crowds. Some 90 years later, entry to such an evening […] [Read More]
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Lady Gaga performs provocative set at SXSW; tickets going fast for her Mohegan Sun show

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Lady Gaga, who again set people talking with a performance Thursday at the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival, in Austin, Texas, is set to appear at Mohegan Sun on May 10. If you have been waiting to purchase a ticket, you better do so now, as the show is nearly sold […] [Read More]
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50 things to do in Connecticut March 7 to 9

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With the promise of warmer weather for the weekend, there will be plenty of chances to shake that cabin fever. Here are some of the area’s many activities and events that serve as a welcome remedy. [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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There may be a certain ennui that has descended, what with the mounds of snow ice and cold temperatures that don’t seem to want to leave. But, don’t let the doldrums of winter keep you inside this weekend, as activities and events abound throughout the region. Of note: Take in all manner of music in […] [Read More]