FLA Gallery and BLT launch studio space in Stamford’s South End

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For the next several months, a peek inside a street-level commercial space in Stamford’s South End will reveal an artist hard at work on large-scale figurative paintings. The space, located at 100 Washington Boulevard, will become the site of Sprouting Spaces 1, a temporary artist studio that takes over the property beginning Friday, Sept. 27. […] [Read More]

Congratulations to local Connecticut Music Award winners

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Nationally-televised music award shows are fun to watch, but it’s almost exclusively pop-radio stars and YouTube hit-makers who get to bask in the applause and the accolades. But what of the musicians in our own backyards? There are plenty of creative, hard-working artists right here in Connecticut who, despite missing out on major label deals, […] [Read More]

Rampage Rager back in Bridgeport with Wu affiliates, area emcees

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Rampage Rager — Bridgeport’s free, all-ages concert blowout — returns to Rampage Skatepark with performances by the the Full Blast Movement, Fifth Nation, Wu Tang affiliates and more on Friday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. Hosted by Connecticut hip hop stable Full Blast Movement, Rampage Rager is a one of the Park City’s largest and […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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You can get healthier, learn more about boats, get in your fill of Oktoberfests, go to the dogs, play or get entirely festive this weekend, and never travel all that far from home (or perhaps traveling will be part of the fun). There are several expos and events aimed at making you a better you […] [Read More]

Robin Thicke brings ‘Blurred Lines’ tour to Connecticut

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After enjoying a summer run at the top of Billboard’s charts, “Blurred Lines” singer Robin Thicke will bring his tour to Connecticut’s MGM Grand Theatre at the Foxwoods Resort Casino on March 1. Tickets go on sale Friday. Joining him at Foxwoods will be Jessie J and DJ Cassidy. Thicke’s Connecticut stop is one of […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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This weekend, it’s probably best to just break it down. I say that because the offerings are plentiful, the entertainment is diverse and activities stretch from Westchester to West Springfield, Mass., with plenty of stops in the Nutmeg State to keep you busy. I’ve already taken too much time on the intro. It’s best to […] [Read More]

Munich meets Connecticut: Our guide to area Oktoberfests

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We may be far from the lavishly painted halls of Hofbräuhaus am Platzl, Munich’s biggest beer hall and the focal point of the city’s world famous beer bonanza, Oktoberfest. But there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy this German-born holiday right here at home. Take a look at our top 10 picks of area Oktoberfests […] [Read More]

Avon Theatre spotlights film about ‘New Yawk’ accents

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The Geico Gecko has employed it to sell insurance. Actors Marisa Tomei used it to comedic effect. And Madonna used it to voice a holiday classic. It is a linguistic phenomenon that has seeped past the boundaries from which it sprung – the New York accent. And on Wednesday night, the Avon Theatre in Stamford […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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With the promise of beautiful late-summer weather before us, make the most of this weekend by checking out some of the many outdoor events set to take place throughout Fairfield County and beyond. Oysters will be teamed with rides, muisc, lumberjacks and BMX bikes in Norwalk. Fine arts will be the draw in Southbury. Apples […] [Read More]