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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]
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Dance documentary screening at Avon to be rescheduled because of winter weather

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Update: The documentary “First Position” was set to be shown Feb. 5 at the Avon Theatre, followed by a question-and-answer session with dancer and instructor Flavio Salazar and a short film by the Ballet School of Stamford. However, with theater closed because of the inclement weather, the event must be rescheduled. A note on the […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Dance, Event, Film, Local Talent
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Sure, plenty of people will be waiting for the last half of the weekend to do their celebrating, but there are far more events than just the Super Bowl to consider. If you didn’t know it, now you know … we are deep into Oscar season, with area venues hosting several events geared toward featuring […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The weekend is here, and with it comes opportunities to enjoy music, art, dance, comedy, films and more across the region. For music fans, Friday offers up performances by Taylor Dayne, the Bottle Rockets (who also perform Monday), Dar Williams, Kenn Morr Band, Duece Bug, Full Blast Movement, Ras Kas, Copywrite, Matt Turk, Rum Runners, […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Mermaids, angry jurors, comics, artists, singers, actors and musicians will be coming together this weekend to serve up some entertainment across the area. Here’s a look to get you started: Musical happenings It is a rare town or city in the area that is not featuring music of some style or genre this weekend (and […] [Read More]
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Youth-run dance show returns to Darien this weekend

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It began with a quick idea hatched during a train ride home, and, three years later, a popular dance showcase is still going strong. “We have really enjoyed working on it,” said Jordan Cassetta of “So We Think We Can Dance,” a two-day event that Jordan, her sister Ashley and fellow dancer Hanna Kahlert first […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Prince alights on the Mohegan Sun Arena stage this weekend for three shows ending Sunday. It has been a busy year for the performer, who earlier this year was honored with the Icon Award from Billboard. In late summer, he released a new single and is reportedly working on a new album. But he is […] [Read More]