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Tall ships to sail in honor of Charles W. Morgan

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Pictured, the whaleship “Charles W. Morgan” sails across Buzzards Bay, Mass. on June 25, 2014. Contributed photo/Andy Price, Mystic Seaport. If you are near a waterway July 12, then make sure to keep an eye out for the barques, schooners, brigantines and other traditional sailing craft that have been invited to set sail in honor […] [Read More]
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Into its 14th year, Wilton music series is still going strong

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Get ready to enjoy a throwback to the music of the 1940s to the 1970s when the Wilton Library kicks off its 14th annual summer concert season on July 10. The repertoire will jump around a bit, beginning with classics of the 1960s on opening night, followed by songs of the ’50s, ’70s and ’40s. […] [Read More]
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Sing along to ‘Frozen’ at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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It will be summer outside, but inside the Avon Theatre an icy landscape will be featured July 19, when the downtown cinema screens the sing-a-long version of Disney’s blockbuster film, “Frozen.” So get those voices warmed and ready, because the festivities kick off at 10 a.m. for the whole family. This Academy Award-winning film, which […] [Read More]
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Baseball legend Reggie Jackson makes time for a stop in Greenwich

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It may be June, but “Mr. October,” will be making a stop in Greenwich this week to launch a new luxury timepiece. Former Major League Baseball player Reggie Jackson will be at Manfredi Jewels on Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m., to celebrate the launch of the Constant Escapement L.M. watch, which is a collaboration […] [Read More]
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Revue covering 75 years of classic Disney songs to open

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Pictured, the cast of Disney’s On the Record gathers for a rehearsal. This musical revue will be at White Plains Performing Arts Center in White Plains, N.Y., June 20, 2014. The performers are, from left, standing, Paulette Oliva and Joseph Bellini. Seated, from left, Chris Pagan, Chelsey Lynn Alfredo, Gina Noto, Alvaro Francisco, Triona O’Callagahan […] [Read More]
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Free screening of ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ in Stamford

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If you have only ever seen the 1939 classic “Gulliver’s Travels” on television, you now have a chance to see it as it was originally intended – on the big screen. (Pictured: a postcard, circa 1900, which depicts a scene from Gulliver’s Travels. Photo by Bob Thomas/Popperfoto/Getty Images) Stamford’s Avon Theatre will be offering a […] [Read More]
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Fairfield’s Kristen Graves to release new CD at benefit concert for Operation Hope

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Fairfield’s Kristen Graves, who is in her second year as Connecticut’s state troubadour, will release her eighth studio project, “Now Ain’t the Time for Tears” at a benefit concert on Saturday at the Pequot Library in Southport. The evening will serve as a celebration of music, as well as a benefit for Operation Hope, which […] [Read More]
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Volunteer for ‘The Walking Dead Escape’ in Hartford

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The scene in Hartford at month’s end is likely to be a bit dead, but you can still find plenty of action. For that is when the Walking Dead Escape is set to arrive – an interactive zombie obstacle course that has been touching down in venues around the country. Developed by Skybound, an imprint […] [Read More]