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Kent talk on lives of Afghan street children

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 The lives of working street children in Afghanistan will be explored in a program Sunday, Sept. 21, at Kent Memorial Library. The 1:30 p.m. event features speaker Eng. Mohammed Yousef, founder of the Afghan organization, Aschiana. “Eighteen years ago I was walking home from work and a child asked if I needed my shoes polished. […] [Read More]
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New Guerrilla Girls exhibition makes rare stop at Fairfield University

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It has been nearly 30 years since the Guerrilla Girls first arrived, calling attention to inequality in the art world. In the years that followed, the group expanded its reach, seeking social change beyond the world of art. After its initial public debut – at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in […] [Read More]
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New date, new place (Norwalk) for 2014 Chowdafest

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Pictured, some of the chefs and organizers of Chowdafest, as well as local officials, enjoyed a sunny morning aboard an oyster boat, during a news conference last week announcing this year’s events. Mike Lauterborn/Contributed photo It started to simmer in Westport, it got to a boil in Bridgeport and now Chowdafest is about to spill […] [Read More]
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Stamford museum to host its first ‘Farm to Table’ dinner

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A special evening to celebrate the bounty of the summer season soon will debut at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Its first “Farm to Table” supper, featuring the culinary talents of Chef Brian Lewis (pictured in file photo above) of Elm restaurant in New Canaan, will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Family festival features birds of prey, music, more

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The Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury will host its annual Bentfest fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 6 p.m. This annual family festival will feature a Birds of Prey demonstration at 3 p.m., a bird banding demonstration at 4 p.m., river and nature walks, an insect safari, a bird-watching […] [Read More]
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Munich meets Connecticut: Our guide to area Oktoberfests

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We may be far from the lavishly painted halls of Hofbräuhaus am Platzl, Munich’s biggest beer hall and the focal point of the city’s world famous beer bonanza, Oktoberfest. But there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy this German-born holiday right here at home. Take a look at some area Oktoberfests and related beer bonanzas, […] [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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Stamford’s Loft Artists Association to launch new show

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The Loft Artists Association, which has been based in Stamford for more than 35 years, is launching its first tristate, all-media juried show. The artists were inspired by the theme “The Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.” Nearly 50 works from 44 artists (you can find the full list here) will be on display from […] [Read More]
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No plans for tonight? Check out the fashions in Greenwich

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Pictured, a previous Fashion on the Avenue event in Greenwich packs them in. It returns tonight. File photo/Bob Luckey Instead of wheels there will be heels making their way down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich tonight, when the annual “Fashion on the Avenue” returns for a fourth year. Dozens of models of all ages will take […] [Read More]