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Kent talk on lives of Afghan street children

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 The lives of working street children in Afghanistan will be explored in a program Sunday, Sept. 21, at Kent Memorial Library. The 1:30 p.m. event features speaker Eng. Mohammed Yousef, founder of the Afghan organization, Aschiana. “Eighteen years ago I was walking home from work and a child asked if I needed my shoes polished. […] [Read More]
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New Guerrilla Girls exhibition makes rare stop at Fairfield University

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It has been nearly 30 years since the Guerrilla Girls first arrived, calling attention to inequality in the art world. In the years that followed, the group expanded its reach, seeking social change beyond the world of art. After its initial public debut – at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in […] [Read More]

Best of Summer: Dining by the water in SW Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is….Paloma! Forty two percent of voters said Paloma in Stamford is the best place to dine on the water in Southwestern Connecticut. The Latin-inspired grill opened at 15 Harbor Point Rd. in July. Chef and partner, Aarón Sánchez is the co-star of Food Network’s hit series, Chopped, as well as the […] [Read More]
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Warning: Puppet nudity on stage in New Milford

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“Avenue Q” is an award-winning musical comedy that ran for over six years on Broadway. You can see it locally starting Friday, Sept. 19, at TheatreWorks New Milford, where it will be on stage for a five-week run. The show is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. It tells the story of a […] [Read More]
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New date, new place (Norwalk) for 2014 Chowdafest

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Pictured, some of the chefs and organizers of Chowdafest, as well as local officials, enjoyed a sunny morning aboard an oyster boat, during a news conference last week announcing this year’s events. Mike Lauterborn/Contributed photo It started to simmer in Westport, it got to a boil in Bridgeport and now Chowdafest is about to spill […] [Read More]
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Salsa day (and night) in Danbury

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Now you can salsa and help benefit the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury at the same time. On Saturday, Oct. 4, a salsa intensive day of dancing will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Vitti’s Dance Studio, at 10 Precision Road in Danbury. There will be dance workshops through 8:30 p.m., followed by a dance party […] [Read More]
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Ariana Grande is going on tour

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Ariana Grande announced today details for her first North American headlining tour in support of her No. 1 album, “My Everything.” And yes, she’s coming to Connecticut. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, The Honeymoon Tour will kick off Feb. 25, and includes 25 stops. Her Connecticut show will be March 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Grande’s tour will visit arenas throughout […] [Read More]
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Stamford museum to host its first ‘Farm to Table’ dinner

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A special evening to celebrate the bounty of the summer season soon will debut at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Its first “Farm to Table” supper, featuring the culinary talents of Chef Brian Lewis (pictured in file photo above) of Elm restaurant in New Canaan, will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Family festival features birds of prey, music, more

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The Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury will host its annual Bentfest fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 6 p.m. This annual family festival will feature a Birds of Prey demonstration at 3 p.m., a bird banding demonstration at 4 p.m., river and nature walks, an insect safari, a bird-watching […] [Read More]
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‘Heirs’ misbehave in Sherman Playhouse comedy

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If you like comedies and family drama, you may want to check out the new play on stage this month at The Sherman Playhouse. It’s called “Dividing the Estate” and it opens Friday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. “Dividing the Estate” tells the tale of matriarch Stella Gordon, who is determined not to divide her […] [Read More]
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