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Hoda Kotb, Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper team up to help kids with cancer

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This week, NBC’s “Today” show announced a new initiative that brings together Hoda Kotb, (pictured) co-host of Today’s fourth hour, New York City singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper to create a song, a video and concert for children with cancer (you can see the interview below.) Kotb and Bareilles spoke about […] [Read More]
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Westport sytlist to offer tips on summer fashions in NYC

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If you are in New York City today, near Union Square, do not doubt yourself if you see what looks like an oasis. It is most definitely not a mirage, but rather an event put on by Slimfast and Westport style and beauty expert Jenn Falik, right. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., visitors to […] [Read More]
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Barbara Taylor Bradford comes to Stamford for high tea, talk

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What better way to celebrate Barbara Taylor Bradford’s latest story, an epic saga set in Edwardian England, than to gather for an elegant high tea service. The Ferguson Library in Stamford will be the setting for the festivities, which will feature a talk by Bradford about her latest book, “Cavendon Hall,” and a high tea […] [Read More]
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Darien Arts Center Stage celebrates music of Jacques Brel

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It may be springtime 2014 in Fairfield County, but for the next two weekends, a corner of Darien will take on the sights and sounds of springtime in Paris, circa 1960. A cast, which boasts some of today’s top Broadway talents, will bring that era to life with the staging of  “Jacques Brel is Alive […] [Read More]
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Cinematic consideration: High school seniors sought for Avon Theatre scholarship contest

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Thousands of scholarship dollars are up for grabs for three high school seniors who are the best at answering the question “Why film matters.” This essay contest is being presented by Stamford’s nonprofit Avon Theatre, who wants to hear from all entrants by May 14. The first-place winner will receive $2,000; the second will earn […] [Read More]
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Sharing notes: Clive Davis to speak in Westport

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When it comes to some of the top musical acts over the past five decades, there is a common thread tying them all together. That thread is Clive Davis, the legendary music executive who has worked with performers such as Janis Joplin, Simon and Garfunkel, Miles Davis, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin, Aerosmith and Jennifer Hudson […] [Read More]
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Bloom and zoom: Norwalk Tree Alliance looks for award-winning shots

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Above: ‘Magnolia Tree’ by Leonard Ames was among last year’s photo contest winners. Look around and you will see the light pink, bright white and deep yellow blooms of the area’s flowering trees. If you want to do more than just observe – say take a photo – you just may be in the running […] [Read More]
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Last chance to sign up for Scrabble challenge in Greenwich

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Do we have to spell it out for you? Time is growing short to be part of the 14th annual Scrabble Tournament to benefit Literacy Volunteers, which is set for tomorrow. If you want to register, this is the final day to do so. Kathleen Ryan Mufson plans to be there. She is among many […] [Read More]