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7 shows for the 7th year in Danbury in Cultural Alliance’s Accessible Art

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will celebrate its seventh year of its Accessible Art series, by doing — what else? — making art accessible to the public. Beginning Monday, April 6, seven artists’ work will be shown at seven hosting businesses. Among the artists and businesses are Ted DeToy (New Fairfield), pictured right, at […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ferguson Library readies for ‘A Novel Affair’

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Above, Magician Ryan Oakes plays tricks on guests as the Ferguson Library hosts “A Novel Affair, ” its annual fundraiser, in downtown Stamford Conn., April 25, 2013. The fundraiser returns Thursday, April 9, 2015. Oakes is set to return. (Photo/Keelin Daly). There will be no need to keep it down or eat your snacks outside […] [Read More]
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Jazz great Charles Neville, and quartet, to perform in Milford with Juke Joint Jazz

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Grammy winner and jazz great Charles Neville (pictured) will make a stop in Milford with his jazz quartet, which includes his son Khalif on piano. Opening for one of New Orleans’ famous sons will be Juke Joint Jazz, which regularly tours with Neville. Although he may be best known to some for his work with […] [Read More]
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Geena Davis to serve as keynote speaker at annual luncheon in Greenwich

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Above, Geena Davis (ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”) appears on the Feb. 5, 2015, episode of “The View” on ABC. She will be the keynote speaker for the April 9, 2015, annual luncheon of The Fund for Women and Girls’ single fundraising event in Greenwich, Conn. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) Geena Davis, an award-winning […] [Read More]
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See the works of renowned Bethel cartoonist Art Young

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Artworks by Bethel illustrator Art Young, who was known as the “Dean of American Cartoonists,” will be on display at the Bethel Historical Society’s headquarters starting Friday, March 27. The opening is from 7 to 9 p.m. Young lived in Bethel from 1904 to 1942 and was the best-known political cartoonist in the country during the […] [Read More]
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Food, wine, networking and fine art tonight in Danbury

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The Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce will have a Business after Business networking event on Thursday, March 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Danbury. It will be at the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut’s @287 Meeting Place & Gallery, at 287 Main St. Sponsored by People’s United Bank and open to all, the event includes food provided by Brio Tuscan Grille […] [Read More]
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Milford’s Nick Fradiani moves up on ‘American Idol’

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Nick Fradiani, whose band, Beach Avenue, hails from Milford, is finding success as a solo act. Fradiani , 29, cracked the Top 9 on this season’s “American Idol” on Wednesday’s broadcast on Fox, with his performance of Michael Jackson’s 80s hit “Man in the Mirror.” Celebrity judges Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban […] [Read More]
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Best of Spring: Public golf courses in southwestern Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is…Richter Golf Course in Danbury! Golfweek recently released its annual ranking of Best Courses You Can Play State-by-State, and four southwestern Connecticut golf courses made the top 10: Great River Golf Course in Milford at No. 4, Oxford Greens at No. 6, Richter Park in Danbury at No. 8 and Longshore […] [Read More]
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Meet best-selling author Marie Bostwick when she comes to the Hickory Stick Bookshop to sign copies of her new novel

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Best-selling author Marie Bostwick will be in Washington Depot on Saturday, April 4, to discuss and sign copies of her new novel, “The Second Sister.” Bostwick, who lives in Litchfield County, will be at The Hickory Stick Bookshop at 2 p.m. The novel, from Kensington Books, is an emotionally rich and inspiring story about family, […] [Read More]
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Palm Sunday concert offers jazz & Schubert

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The 73rd annual Palm Sunday Concert, at First Congregational Church of Stratford, will bring together an impressive array of area talent, under the director of noted composer and jazz pianist Dr. Joe Utterback. The event takes place on Palm Sunday, March 29, at 4 p.m. at the Stratford landmark. Schubert’s Mass in G and Utterback’s […] [Read More]
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