Hilton Valentine of the Animals attends the 2010 Rock Con: The National Rock & Roll Fan Fest at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center on July 31, 2010 in East Rutherford, N.J. Valentine will be in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 15, 2015, for the "Fab 4 Festival."

Hilton Valentine of The Animals will help celebrate ‘Fab 4 Music Festival’ in Danbury

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Hilton Valentine, the lead guitarist of The Animals, will add some star power as a special guest of honor for the Fab 4 Music Festival set for Aug. 15 in Danbury. The festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Shea Stadium concert on Aug. 15, 1965, as well as many other things “Beatle” […] [Read More]
Guests tried cornmeal pupusa with pulled pork, tomato sauce, creme fraiche, cole slaw and cracklins at day two of 2014's Greenwich Wine + Food Festival at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Conn.

Greenwich Wine and Food Festival whets foodies’ appetites with ‘innovative’ announcement

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Pictured, Guests tried cornmeal pupusa with pulled pork, tomato sauce, creme fraiche, cole slaw and cracklins at day two of 2014’s Greenwich Wine + Food Festival at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Conn. The Greenwich Wine and Food Festival may be several months away, but that doesn’t mean it is too early to announce […] [Read More]
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Farm-to-table program at Westport Library

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T he Westport Library and the Westport Farmers’ Market will join forces Thursday, July 9, for the launch of “The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook,” a celebration of the relationship between food and farms in Connecticut.The events are free. Authors Tracey Medeiros and Christy Colasurdo will be on hand for a two-part program, in which some […] [Read More]
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Ives Concert Park in Danbury offers simulcast of Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary Chicago concert on July 3

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You can celebrate the Grateful Dead’s 50 years of music with friends and fans in Danbury on Friday, July 3, when Ives Concert Park offers a simulcast of that night’s concert from Soldier Field in Chicago. The concert will be shown on a jumbo screen at the concert park, on the westside campus of Western Connecticut State […] [Read More]
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GBS’ Eric Jacobsen to conduct free family pops concert at Seaside Park, fireworks to follow

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Here’s the latest: The Barnum Festival’s Greater Bridgeport Symphony outdoor free pops concert in Seaside Park Friday night will feature Maestro Eric Jacobsen (above) and a program that includes: Tchaikovsky’s movement 4 from Symphony No. 4 and “1812” Overture, Bernstein’s “Candide” Overture, movement 4 from Dvorak’s “New World,” as well as Sousa’s Washington Post March […] [Read More]
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The new Levitt Pavilion, following several years of planning and construction, inaugurated its $9 million venue in 2014. It comes back in 2015 with a new season that kicks off on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Westport’s Levitt Pavilion opens for season on June 28

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The Levitt Pavilion, which has been providing mostly free, outdoor summer entertainment from its perch alongside Westport’s Saugatuck River since the early 1970s, is once again rolling out a season of song, dance, film, comedy and the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series. However, it will start with one of its few ticketed evenings. The tickets […] [Read More]
Franklin Street Works, a contemporary art gallery and cafe in Stamford, Conn., will feature new menu items, including macaroons from Sweet Pistachio, a dessert company run by the cafe's chef Erin Emmett.

Stamford’s Franklin Street Works offers new brunch menu, lunch dishes

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You may come for the art, but Franklin Street Works Cafe hopes you will stay for the food. The contemporary art space, which opened in 2011 in downtown Stamford, recently expanded its cafe menu, which includes new selections for lunch and a weekend brunch menu. Look for locally sourced ingredients and some fresh vegetables and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Historical Society to host Green Market dinner

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The Greenwich Historical Society will host a Green Market Supper at month’s end, inspired by and featuring meals made from the garden at its Bush-Holley House. The event, which will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 26, will start with cocktails and a stroll around the grounds, the same site that inspired the American […] [Read More]