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Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

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It’s billed as something closer to a saunter, but participants are likely going to have to hustle to hit all the activities planned as part of the Holiday Stroll in downtown Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. More than 100 Greenwich merchants will be participating along Greenwich Avenue and surrounding streets. One […] [Read More]
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Celtic musicians to gather, celebrate the solstice in Fairfield

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Looking for a holiday celebration steeped a bit in Irish tradition? The Irish Arts Center’s production of “An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration” at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield on Saturday, Dec. 13, may fit the bill. This is the first time the concert is being presented in Connecticut, according […] [Read More]
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Take a trip to ‘St. Louis,’ thanks to Curtain Call theater

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Pictured, in Stamford-Conn.-based Curtain Call’s production of “Meet Me in St. Louis” three parent and child combinations appear together, including, from top, father and son, Bill and Levi Squier (at top of stairs) who are playing father and son on stage. Also appearing are mother and daughter Robie and Poppy Livingstone, and father and daughter […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook-based band, Whiskey & Rye Productions, will perform in the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun on Tuesday, Dec. 2

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A band based in Sandy Hook, Whiskey & Rye Productions, will perform in Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 8:30 p.m. Whiskey & Rye Productions LLC is a theatrical production company, specializing in live country music and related dance/crowd participation. The group also does entertainment for corporate galas, country music nightclubs, and outdoor festivals. […] [Read More]
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Idina Menzel’s newly announced world tour includes a July 11 stop at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut

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It’s been a good year for singer Idina Menzel. She performed the smash hit “Let It Go” from Disney’s “Frozen” at the 86th annual Academy Awards, returned to Broadway in the musical “If/Then,” and recently released her beautiful Christmas album, “Holiday Wishes.” But Menzel, who grew up on Long Island, N.Y., isn’t sitting on her laurels. Today […] [Read More]
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Where to meet Santa in SW Connecticut

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He’s busy getting ready to travel around the world, but Santa is making time for a few stops right here in southwestern Connecticut. Check out when and where you can meet St. Nick this year: [Read More]
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Commerce and creativity combine in new Westport art show

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It may be rather placid these days, but in the 1800s Westport’s Saugatuck River was awash with all kinds of vessels — a sign of the town’s bustling commerce. That scene was re-created in a mural (pictured) by the late Robert L. Lambdin for the Westport Bank & Trust Co.’s Saugatuck branch for its 1970 […] [Read More]

Best of Fall: Soup in Southwestern Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is….Liquid Lunch in Milford and Shelton! Congratulations to Liquid Lunch for being the readers’ choice for best soup in the area. Click here for the menu.   The weather feels more like winter than fall lately, so it’s time to warm up – and what better way than with a bowl […] [Read More]
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Founders Hall Wreath Festival & Holiday Boutique opens in Ridgefield

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Wreaths will abound at the biennial Founders Hall Wreath Festival & Holiday Boutique on Thursday, Nov. 20, through Sunday, Nov. 23.  More than 100 decorated wreaths created by local artists, designers and businesses will be on display and for sale. Shoppers will find a home and holiday boutique stocked with unusual gift items, elegant home […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer, songwriter debuts song, video of ‘Seattle Mornin’ “

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Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir plays the original song she wrote for a collaboration with filmmaker Markus Innocenti and Greenwich artist Paul Larson at the Loft Artists Association in Stamford on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The video and song will be released Nov. 18, 2014, as part of an event at the association. File […] [Read More]