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Cast your vote in the Connecticut Breakthrough Awards

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You may have heard of the Connecticut Music Awards, an annual award show honoring the best musicians in the state. Though that show does have a category for Best Hip Hop and Best R&B, the winners and nominees have been but a small sampling of the talent Connecticut has to offer. Now, there is an […] [Read More]
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Garden party to benefit Connecticut Choral Society

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The Connecticut Choral Society will be getting a boost this weekend amid the blooms in Southbury. A Garden Party Gala is planned for Saturday, Aug. 16, 1 p.m. at the Pine Meadow Gardens, 237 Old Waterbury Road, to raise funds for an endowment for the chorus. The group hopes to raise $10,000 to establish the […] [Read More]
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Concert series kicks off at Stamford’s St. Andrew’s Church

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A new concert series, Music @ St. Andrew’s, kicks off this weekend in Stamford with performances by soprano Korin Kormick (pictured) and pianist Ling Leng. The event, which takes place on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m., will raise funds for the Kiwanis Music Fund. Read more about the event in a story by Advocate […] [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]
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Stamford band PANA! playing album release show

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Stamford Latin rock trio PANA! celebrates the release of their sophomore LP at a performance on Friday, Aug. 15 at Garcia’s at The Capitol Theater in Port Chester, N.Y. Recorded and mixed at Stamford’s Carriage House Studios, “Nuevos Caminos” expands on the band’s self-described “Fresh-Latin-Party-Rock” sound. “The project will focus on the theme of love […] [Read More]
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Curtain Call’s youth program stages ‘Music Man’

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Pictured, Meaghan Elliott of Westport, Conn., shares a scene with Brendan George of Stamford, Conn., in “The Music Man,” this year’s production of Stamford’s Curtain Call’s Summer Youth Theatre production. The duo play the leads Marian Paroo, the town’s librarian, and Harold Hill, a slick traveling salesman. It will run through to Aug. 16. Contributed […] [Read More]
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Greenwich exhibition takes a dip into summer’s scene

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After a day at the beach, why not check out some art inspired by the scenes of summer? Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery will host an opening reception Thursday night for its latest show, “Just Add Water,” which features work by artists represented by the gallery as well as some special guests. Among the artists are […] [Read More]
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Whaleship Charles W. Morgan is bound for home

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During the past three months, the Charles W. Morgan has pulled into numerous ports up and down the Northeast coast, but this week it is headed home. The last wooden whaleship in the world, at the tail end of its 38th voyage, is set to dock at Mystic Seaport’s Chubb’s Wharf on Aug. 6, when […] [Read More]
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Mark Twain House to add some chill to summer’s sizzle

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Months ahead of the traditional season of chills, the Mark Twain House will offer two days of ghost tours this month to give visitors a chance to learn more about the site’s more mysterious history. This historic homestead has already been investigated by a number of paranormal researchers, the results of which will be shared […] [Read More]
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‘Pour Tour’ finale at Stratford’s Two Roads Brewery

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Eight months ago, Todd Ruggere embarked on a pub crawl across Connecticut, having a beer in each of the state’s 169 towns to raise money for cancer research. Now, the 40-year-old from Massachusetts resident is coming to his last stop — Stratford’s Two Roads Brewing Company. The brewery will host an “End of the Road Party” […] [Read More]
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