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Artists labor to present weekend of creativity in Mystic; look for zombies, too

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Pictured, Mike McCarthy carving shorebirds at a previous Meet the Artists and Artisans Labor Day weekend show in Mystic at Olde Mistick Village in Connecticut. Contributed photo If your travels find you in the southeast corner of Connecticut this weekend, then you may want to make a stop on the green of Old Mistick Village, […] [Read More]
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Panacea set for encore performance Aug. 31 in Newtown

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Pictured, the band Panacea will return and reunite for a second time in more than 40 years for a concert on Aug. 31, 2014 in Newtown. It follows a rousing, though abbreviated set during last year’s Great Newtown Reunion. Contributed photo/Gail Corrow Don’t let it be said that the band Panacea does not deliver on […] [Read More]
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Summer enchantments continue with ‘Magic of Lyn’ at Levitt Pavilion tonight

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It may be back-to-school week for many, but the magic of summer continues tonight at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Lyn Dillies, an award-winning illusionist, will return to the outdoor stage with her Magic of Lyn show, as part of a benefit to support the Levitt’s summer-long schedule of mostly free events. Show […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Dan Naturman competes in ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinals tonight

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At the beginning there was Dan Naturman, along with 47 other contestants all vying for the top spot in season 9 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Tonight, the New York-City based comic will be among the first 12 acts to take the stage in the show’s semifinal round. Naturman, 44, who grew up in Stamford, […] [Read More]
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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]