Chris Brown hit with 1,000 hours of community labor, then hits Connecticut pool party

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Well, this sure beats picking up trash. Chris Brown, who was recently slapped with a new sentence of 1,000 hours of community labor that can include cleaning beaches and highways, celebrated his punishment at Liquid Sundays at Foxwoods Resort Casino this past weekend. Despite his ongoing legal troubles, the artist “seemed unfazed as he soaked up […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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You are going to have to wait a month to see Funky But Better, but in the meanwhile, there are plenty of activities coming your way in the days to come. Music: See the American Idol Live tour as it swings into Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, or catch legendary performer Diana Ross in Stamford. […] [Read More]
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Miss USA Erin Brady to visit Stamford health expo

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Connecticut’s Erin Brady, who earlier in the year was named Miss USA, is expected to be in Stamford next month when she lends her star power to the Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo. The expo, which takes place at Chelsea Piers Connecticut on Saturday, Sept. 21, to Sunday, Sept. 22, also gives Brady […] [Read More]

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

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There are only a few weekends left before summer’s slower pace gives way to fall’s flurry. So, get on out there and enj0y what Connecticut has to offer. Outdoor events span the gamut from music festivals, such as the Westside Reggae event happening in Danbury to the Litchfield Jazz Festival at the Goshen Fairgrounds. Silvermine […] [Read More]

Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players hope for a success with ‘Succeed’

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Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players summer production, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” opens Wednesday night at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich. This award-winning play, which debuted on Broadway in 1961, tells the tale of an ambitious window washer who makes his way up the ranks by following some unconventional advice. A large […] [Read More]

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

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The start of August pops with myriad opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, listen to music, check out local talent, support the arts and help others. One of the region’s most enduring events, the SoNo Arts Celebration in South Norwalk, for instance, brings together music, arts, puppets and children’s activities. It goes on all weekend, but […] [Read More]

Creative spaces, places and faces on display in Norwalk this week

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For the past 35 years, Stamford artist Susan Frey has been making trips out west, soaking in the landscapes, the scenes and the symbolism. It was not until recently, however, that all those memories made it onto her canvases. There are 47 such remembrances, wrought in acrylic and mixed media, in Frey’s A Very Wild […] [Read More]

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

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If you haven’t already heard it, the music has begun at the Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, a four-day festival that draws people from all over to Bridgeport’s Seaside Park. There will be more than 40 musical acts this year, playing on three different stages. Events geared for families are set for Sunday. And […] [Read More]

America’s last whaling ship makes first waves in 38th journey

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Above, the Charles W. Morgan, the oldest whaling ship in the United States, sits on the shiplift prior to being lowered into the waters of the Mystic River at Mystic Seaport on Sunday, July 21, 2013. The ship is heading toward the final year of its restoration project, which will enable it to hit several […] [Read More]

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

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Music is a dominant distraction during the next several days, with legendary performers mixing it up with up-and-comers, and all genres beckoning from most corners of the region. The Americanarama Festival of Music breezes through Bridgeport on Friday, featuring Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingham. With the heat expected for tonight, you […] [Read More]