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Stamford Chorale begins new season; seeks aspiring singers to swell its ranks

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Newtown’s Panacea is looking for fan’s photos, video of Aug. 31 reunion concert

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Pictured, the band Panacea, who reunited in concert Aug. 31, 2014. Contributed photo/Gail Corrow Despite a downpour and lingering gray skies, the Panacea reunion in Newtown on Sunday, Aug. 31, featured good times and a great turnout, said organizers, who had been hoping to pick up where they left off last year. “The pavilion was […] [Read More]
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‘The Artificial Jungle’ to open in Newtown

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Summer may be ending, but Newtown’s theater troupe keeps the mood light and fun with its production of “The Artificial Jungle” by Charles Ludlam, opening Friday, Sept. 5. A zany, comedic spoof of film noir classics such as “The Postman Always Rings Twice” and “Double Indemnity,” this show focuses on a bored and beautiful housewife […] [Read More]
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An afternoon of music, theater and dance

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                    If you’re a fan of musicals and want to support the local arts scene, set aside Saturday, Sept. 13, for an electric afternoon of music, theater and dance. The show is called “So In Love – With The American Musical” and it’s a fundraiser for […] [Read More]
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Artists labor to present weekend of creativity in Mystic; look for zombies, too

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Pictured, Mike McCarthy carving shorebirds at a previous Meet the Artists and Artisans Labor Day weekend show in Mystic at Olde Mistick Village in Connecticut. Contributed photo If your travels find you in the southeast corner of Connecticut this weekend, then you may want to make a stop on the green of Old Mistick Village, […] [Read More]
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Panacea set for encore performance Aug. 31 in Newtown

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Pictured, the band Panacea will return and reunite for a second time in more than 40 years for a concert on Aug. 31, 2014 in Newtown. It follows a rousing, though abbreviated set during last year’s Great Newtown Reunion. Contributed photo/Gail Corrow Don’t let it be said that the band Panacea does not deliver on […] [Read More]
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‘Stop Kiss’ a poignant and funny play

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The Ridgefield Theater Barn opens its 2014-2015 season with “Stop Kiss,” Diana Son’s poignant and funny play about the ways — both sudden and slow — that lives change. Directed by Marla Manning, and produced by Karen Pope, a scene from the show is shown above. The play will be presented Friday and Saturday evenings […] [Read More]
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Joan Rivers rushed to hospital after she stops breathing

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Veteran funny woman Joan Rivers has been rushed to the hospital in New York after she stopped breathing during a medical procedure. The comedienne, 81, was undergoing a procedure on her vocal cords at a clinic in the Big Apple on Thursday when the emergency occurred, according to TMZ.com. She has been rushed to Mount […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Barbecue in southwestern Connecticut

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Summer weather and the succulent, sweet heat of barbecue go hand-in-hand. While Kansas City, Texas and North Carolina all make legitimate claims to the best barbecue in the nation, Connecticut is hardly a barbecue wasteland. For our latest installment of Best of Summer, we’re looking for your input on the best barbecue joint in southwestern […] [Read More]
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Summer enchantments continue with ‘Magic of Lyn’ at Levitt Pavilion tonight

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It may be back-to-school week for many, but the magic of summer continues tonight at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Lyn Dillies, an award-winning illusionist, will return to the outdoor stage with her Magic of Lyn show, as part of a benefit to support the Levitt’s summer-long schedule of mostly free events. Show […] [Read More]