Shangri La

Curators open the door to a mystical manse in May 4 talk in Greenwich

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This  Oct. 1, 2014 photo shows an ornate sink faucet handle in the Mughal Suite in the Honolulu home of the late American tobacco heiress Doris Duke. The bedroom and bathroom suite in the home Duke called Shangri La opened to the public for the first time on Oct. 11, 2014. AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy The […] [Read More]
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WWE is looking for its next star. Will you be it?

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WWE Superstar Sting makes his first WrestleMania appearance at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Santa Clara, Calif. WrestleMania broke the Levi’s Stadium attendance record at 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 40 countries. (Don Feria/AP Images for WWE) Are you the next Roman Reigns or Eva Marie? The WWE has begun […] [Read More]
Alexander Moutouzkine

Liszt is on the program, Moutouzkine is on the keys in Greenwich

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The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will welcome Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine for its final concerts of the season on April 18 and 19. A top prize-winning musician, Moutouzkine (pictured, credit: E. Appel) will be the featured soloist on Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, one of three pieces that will be performed. Gluck-Mottl’s Battle Suite No. […] [Read More]
Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine

‘Sneaky Chef’ among speakers at ‘Conversations’ event in Danbury

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Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine, originator of the Sneaky Chef Method and series of books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals,” will be among the speakers at the annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” in Danbury. Organized by the Women’s Business Council, an […] [Read More]
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Familial folk: Father-daughter duo set for Stamford concert

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Above, father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma Hart will bring their sounds of Americana when they perform in concert at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford, Conn., on Friday, April 17, 2015. The sounds of bluegrass will soon fill the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in downtown Stamford when father-and-daughter team Dave and Emma […] [Read More]
25th Anniversary Of Toxic Waste Landfill Commemorated

‘Love Canal’ revisited during talk, screening at Fairfield University

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Above, Lois Gibbs, a former resident and community leader, looks at Love Canal during a  commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the toxic waste landfill Aug. 1, 2003 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.  Love Canal was America’s most notorious toxic dump. Gibbs will be at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday, April 29, as a […] [Read More]
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Young musicians hit a score of high notes in Stamford competition

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Above, the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic Concerto Competition recently revealed some of top young musicians in Fairfield (Conn.) and Westchester (N.Y.) counties. From left are first-place winner Annling Wang, of Scarsdale, N.Y.; third-place winner Adam Jackson of Scarsdale; and second-place winners Elena Gribelyuk, of Stamford and McKenna Mase of Trumbull. All four played piano during […] [Read More]
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Aspiring poets urged to let their voices be heard

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Whether an ode, limerick or sonnet, or crafted with free verse or rhyme, original poems are sought by the Greenwich Education Group and the Arch Street Teen Center as part of a poetry contest for high school students in grades 9 to 12. In celebration of National Poetry Month, emerging poets are urged to submit […] [Read More]