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New shows highlight Stamford, Darien photographers

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Want some art with that toast, or bagel? Two exhibitions are now on display in nearby businesses that put the focus on some local photographers. J. Edward Greene is enjoying a solo show of his work at Curley’s Diner in downtown Stamford. Nearly 10 images may be found on the walls, evidence of the various […] [Read More]
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Stamford scene captures spot in ‘Revolutionary Views

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Pictured, a scene from Cove Island Park in Stamford, Conn. File photo/Jason Rearick Are you already making plans for those fall trips? Connecticut’s Office of Tourism is a step ahead, with a new fall marketing campaign that features new ways to get a view of the state’s many treasures, opportunities to share with others your […] [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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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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Stamford’s Ken Delmar earns spot in latest “Ripley’s ” tome

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Pictured, Stamford resident Ken Delmar celebrates his art show at George Billis Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, N.Y., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Delmar creates his paintings on paper towels. File photo/Jason Rearick He made a splash in the newspaper and then in a New York City gallery before landing a […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Loft Artists Association to launch new show

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The Loft Artists Association, which has been based in Stamford for more than 35 years, is launching its first tristate, all-media juried show. The artists were inspired by the theme “The Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.” Nearly 50 works from 44 artists (you can find the full list here) will be on display from […] [Read More]
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No plans for tonight? Check out the fashions in Greenwich

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Pictured, a previous Fashion on the Avenue event in Greenwich packs them in. It returns tonight. File photo/Bob Luckey Instead of wheels there will be heels making their way down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich tonight, when the annual “Fashion on the Avenue” returns for a fourth year. Dozens of models of all ages will take […] [Read More]
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Local musicians have shot for money, performance at Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den stage

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Prize money and bragging rights are on the line in a new music contest organized by Hall Communications and Mohegan Sun, which gets under way this month. Local musicians are encouraged to sign up for the “Locals Live” event, which will award $5,000 to the first-place winner, as well as a chance to perform at […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium looks for lighthouse artists

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As the days shorten and the nights get longer, a group of artists will be thinking about how to create award-winning beacons that will light up the galleries of Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium. Yes, the aquarium’s Festival of Lighthouses (pictured is a previous exhibition) is back, and the call is out for those up for the […] [Read More]