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‘American Idol’ winner David Cook headed to Ridgefield

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David Cook was always into music, but his career really took off when he won the seventh season of “American Idol,” back in 2008. Not only did the Texas-born rocker sell 1.5 million copies of his debut album, he toured much of the world and went on to write many new songs. He also appeared […] [Read More]
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Two artists, one exhibit soon to open at Danbury’s @287 Gallery

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Robert L. Ferrucci and Anthony Masina, steeped in the style of mixed media and sculpture, respectively, will have their works on display though April 10 as part of “Variations,” the latest show to open at the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut’s @287 Gallery in Danbury. An opening reception is set for Jan. 30, 5:30 to […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum invites emerging art historians to talk art and culture of 17th century

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Above, student art historians to speak at Bruce Museum, are shown above. Top row, from left: Michele Frederick, Isabella Lores-Chavez and Denise Giannino; second row, from left: Julia Vazquez and Eleanor Goerss; bottom row, from left: Maggie Law, Rachel Johnson and Sebastián Morales. Greenwich’s Bruce Museum is gearing up for a special series to discuss […] [Read More]
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The show must go on: No snow day for theater students

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The historic campus at Waterford’s National Theater Institute was blanketed in over two feet of snow Tuesday, but classes continued for the 31 students enrolled in NTI’s theater training intensives, according to NTI Program Administrator Amanda Ritchie. “Our ‘spring’ semester began on Sunday, prior to the threat of storm. Our Faculty, Kitchen, Program, and Facilities […] [Read More]
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Explore the world of painting, in all its forms, at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works

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There’s only a few more weeks left to catch “About Like So: The Influence of Painting,” an exhibition at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works that explores the past, present and future influence of the medium, by looking at its history, the forms it has taken and the materials that have been used. The show curated by […] [Read More]
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Broadway for a song: Area children’s choir set to cover ‘timeless’ hits

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Above, the Fairfield County Children’s Choir performs during a previous performance. The group is set to present “Timeless Favorites and Today’s Hits,” on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Since September, a group of 300 young singers have been immersed in the melodies of the Great White Way, preparing for the day that will soon be on […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport native Germar Terrell Gardner among SAG Awards winners

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Above, Bridgeport-native Germar Terrell Gardner went home with a 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award after the organization’s gala event Jan. 25, 2015. The awards honor the year’s outstanding film and television performances. As “Orange is the New Black,” readies for the debut of season three this summer, it will have a bit of momentum behind […] [Read More]
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Alan Parsons Live Project concert moves to February 2

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Due to the impending snow, the Alan Parsons Live Project show that was scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, at The Ridgefield Playhouse, will take place on a new date — Monday, Feb. 2. Music to be performed will include hits such as “Sirius,” “Eye In The Sky,” “Time,” “Damned If I Do,” “Don’t Answer Me,” […] [Read More]
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Catfish to perform at Greenwood’s Grille & Ale House

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An evening of “feel good” music is on tap at Greenwood’s Grille & Ale House in Bethel this weekend. Catfish will perform Saturday, Jan. 31, starting at 9 p.m. You can expect a night of blues, soul and rock ’n’ roll. Catfish has a play list of over 200 songs covering all of the above, […] [Read More]
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Jaguar And The Petersen Automotive Museum Celebrate World's Greatest Sports Coupe Exhibit Opening In LA

Tickets go on sale for Jay Leno’s spring show at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Above, comedian Jay Leno  attends the Worlds Greatest Sports Coupe exhibit opening celebration with Jaguar at the Petersen Automotive Museum on April 9, 2014 in Los Angeles. He is set to perform in Stamford, Conn., in May 2015.  (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Petersen Automotive Museum) He’s known for his classic car and motorcycle […] [Read More]