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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Mermaids, angry jurors, comics, artists, singers, actors and musicians will be coming together this weekend to serve up some entertainment across the area. Here’s a look to get you started: Musical happenings It is a rare town or city in the area that is not featuring music of some style or genre this weekend (and […] [Read More]
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Bodies to be revealed for one more week in Hartford

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If you have ever been curious as to how your body works, now is the time to make your way to Hartford where “Bodies Revealed” has been extended through Jan. 14 at the Connecticut Science Center. It was an overwhelming response from the public that prompted the extension, according to center officials. The show, which […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The calendar page may have changed, but the kinds of diversions, activities and programs planned for this first weekend of 2014 are similar to the ones you could have found in 2013. There will be music, art, theater, children’s activities and more. Still, with the cold, snowy weather, you may want to call ahead to […] [Read More]
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Art of the Brick enters final days at Discovery Times Square

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In November, the public was asked to help Nathan Sawaya make one more piece for his show “The Art of the Brick” at The Discovery Times Square. The end result was a rendering of the new One World Trade Center, all in LEGOs. At the time he unveiled his work Sawaya had this to say: […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Prince alights on the Mohegan Sun Arena stage this weekend for three shows ending Sunday. It has been a busy year for the performer, who earlier this year was honored with the Icon Award from Billboard. In late summer, he released a new single and is reportedly working on a new album. But he is […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Even though snow is forecast for the weekend, there will be plenty of activities to keep one busy, indoors and out. (Still, this week’s guide comes with the caveat that it would be wise to check before heading out, as the weather may force some cancellations and postponements.) Anyway, here goes … Christmas events and […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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If you have not traveled to faraway locales, or are not on the road visiting far-flung relatives this weekend, you will find there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. One such tradition is the boat parade along Stamford Harbor, which has been gathering boaters, spectators, toys for those in need, (and, this year, […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The leaves may be coming down, but entertainment opportunities are up, way up, with plenty of music, fairs, festivals, dance events and other fun activities planned throughout the area. For music, you will find Taj Mahal and Fredericks Brown in Fairfield, along with The Smithereens, Windsync, SHU Faculty Brass Quintet and the Sean Smith Quartet. […] [Read More]

What should LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya build next?

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Area residents may remember Nathan Sawaya‘s work back in 2008 when he put on “Architecture of the Imagination: The Lure of the LEGO Brick” at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. A year later, his work was featured at the Flinn Gallery in Greenwich. You can see Sawaya’s work these days, at least the pieces […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Art, music, comedy, wild animals … could you ask for more when it comes to the events and activities of this weekend and beyond? I guess you could, but you should have plenty enough to keep you and yours busy this weekend. Art: In Stamford, the Loft Artists Association will open the doors to their […] [Read More]