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Aspiring poets urged to let their voices be heard

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Whether an ode, limerick or sonnet, or crafted with free verse or rhyme, original poems are sought by the Greenwich Education Group and the Arch Street Teen Center as part of a poetry contest for high school students in grades 9 to 12. In celebration of National Poetry Month, emerging poets are urged to submit […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s IMAX theater welcomes a visit from oceans’ acrobats

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Above, a mother humpback whale and her calf, journey beneath the waves in a scene from “Humpback Whales,” a movie playing at the IMAX theater at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Conn. Contributed photo/Brandon Cole Humpback whales typically make their homes in the oceans deep, but for next two months, humpback whales will be making […] [Read More]

Free Space Day at Bridgeport’s Discovery Museum

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The sky’s the limit when the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport presents Space Day, Sunday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Connecticut Space Grant Consortium, admission will be free for all. The Westport Astronomical Society will be stationed outdoors, using the museum’s solar scopes and telescopes to safely look […] [Read More]
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Bird show takes flight at Palace Danbury March 15

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A flock of exotic birds are set to amaze when they land on stage at the Palace Danbury on Sunday, March 15. They are part of the traveling company known as Squawk, which has been entertaining audiences around the country for more than 20 years. They may school you on some brain teasers, play a […] [Read More]
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Aspiring toy makers sought; contest winners to be announced March 8 in Westport

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Pictured, The Westport Arts Center is once again calling for young artists to submit designs for its fourth Annual Toy Makers Competition by Feb. 24, 2015. Winners and judges of the third annual Westport Arts Center Toy Makers Competition pose for a picture at the 2014 Family Art Day. From left, top row, : Eddie […] [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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Chilifest to warm up February, bring honor to area chefs

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The organizers behind the lip-smacking success of Chowdafest are back with another comfort food creation, Chilifest, which is set for Sunday, Feb. 1, at Bedford Middle School in Westport, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The midday food fest will take place on Super Bowl Sunday before the action kicks off. Organizers hope attendees wear […] [Read More]
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Dinosaurs to converge in Stamford downtown this summer

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Pictured, Murphy, a Jack Russell and Beagle mix, walks into the scene as Stamford city workers and DSSD employees wash the sculptures from the exhibit, “It’s Reigning Cats & Dogs” in Veteran’s Park in Stamford, Conn. in 2010. This year, dinosaurs are sought to “roam.” (File photo) One year it was cows, another cats and […] [Read More]