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Get your nail art on at pop-up salon Saturday at Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum, in conjunction with colorful exhibit

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The art won’t only be on the walls at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum on Saturday, Oct. 25. Vanity Projects, a nail salon in New York, is bringing its designs to Ridgefield for a one-day-only pop-up salon. Vanity Projects merges a high-end nail-art studio with video-art programming in its Lower East Side space. At The […] [Read More]
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Colleen Plimpton returns to discuss ‘All Season Color in the Garden’ in presentation at Newtown’s library

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Colleen Plimpton will present her program, “All Season Color in the Garden” to The Garden Club of Newtown on Tuesday, Oct. 28, but you don’t need to be a member to attend. The 1 p.m. presentation will be in the Cyrenius H. Booth Library at 25 Main St. in Newtown. Perennials will be the main […] [Read More]
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Ferguson Library talk marks Hurricane Sandy anniversary

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With the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy less than two weeks away, the Ferguson Library in Stamford will be bringing Adam Sobel to its auditorium to speak about his book, “Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate and the Extreme Weather of the Past and Future.” Among the subjects to be discussed at the Tuesday, […] [Read More]

Two comics and dinner at Vista on the Hill in Brewster, N.Y.

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Vista on the Hill Concert Series presents its 22 Annual Comedy Night on Saturday, Nov.1, in Brewster, N.Y. Dinner is included and two comedians – Mike Fine and Tony V — will perform, followed by the popular joke-off. Fine has performed everywhere from South Dakota to Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Hamptons. He’s written for Friars Club […] [Read More]
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New music to be premiered when WCSU professors perform on piano in faculty concert

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Dr. Russell Hirshfield, a professor of music at Western Connecticut State University, will be featured on the university’s new Steinway Concert Grand piano during a faculty recital on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Danbury. (Hirshfield is seen at right.) The 8 p.m. concert will be in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the […] [Read More]
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Are you a zombie? Do you like to dance? Enjoy Michael Jackson’s song ‘Thriller’? Not busy Halloween?

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Christine Teixeira Oberc is looking for zombies ages 13 and up for a “Thriller” flash mob. The former Radio City Rockette, who owns Jazzercise in New Milford, led a flash mob on Halloween last year and is planning some new surprises for this year’s Halloween celebration. You only need to attend one rehearsal to learn […] [Read More]
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‘A Fish Story’ is an award-winning family film and will be screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse

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 ”A Fish Story” is the name of an award-winning family film that will be screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse Friday. It’s an uplifting story about letting go, and will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s screenwriter and others involved in the production. The film tells the story of what happens after a devoted […] [Read More]
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Pianist Rabinovich opens Danbury Concert Association’s new season Sunday at WCSU’s new arts center

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Israeli-born pianist Roman Rabinovich will present the first performance of the Danbury Concert Association’s new season on Sunday, Oct.19, at 3 p.m. The concert — the first of four performances that comprise the organization’s fall and spring season — is presented in cooperation with the music department of Western Connecticut State University. It’s also the […] [Read More]
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‘Twelfth Night’ on stage at WestConn’s new Visual and Performing Arts Center

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Western Connecticut State University will unveil its new Studio Theatre in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s westside campus this month with a staging of “Twelfth Night.” The venue is at 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” is the original take on sexual identity and the vagaries of love. […] [Read More]
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Leif Smith’s pickers and Bill Wisnowski at Bethel’s Molten Java this weekend

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Leif Smith and fellow pickers Hamish Lutrus and bassist Big Al Ewert will perform Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8 to 10 p.m. at Molten Java Coffeehouse in Bethel. The venue is at 213 Greenwood Ave. Smith was host of the long-running weekly Pickers Night Out at the Redding Roadhouse until the restaurant closed for a […] [Read More]
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