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‘Harry Potter’-inspired wizard rockers playing in Stamford

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In just eight years, Ashley Hamel, pictured right, has gone from being a fan of “wizard rock” to being someone who creates it. And, this week, Hamel, who lives in Berlin, might just get a chance to inspire another aspiring musician. Hamel and fellow performer Grace Kendall, left, are set to perform at the Ferguson […] [Read More]
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Visions of home: Larry Silver shares decades of images taken in Westport

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It has been more than 40 years since photographer Larry Silvers moved with his family to Westport from New York City. And, in that time, very little has escaped his eyes, or, more accurately, his lens. This weekend, you can see what has captured his attention in the ensuing decades in the new show “Larry […] [Read More]
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‘American Idol’ auditions set for Long Island, N.Y.

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Pictured: People wave to the bus as it circles for the film crew for the American Idol XIV auditions off Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Thursday, July 17, 2014. More than 500 people showed up to audition or support those auditioning for the next round of competition. (AP Photo/The Sun News, Janet Blackmon […] [Read More]
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Comic and Stamford native on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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You have two more nights to catch Stamford native Dan Naturman on the stage at Comix at Foxwoods. The stand-up comic, who has performed on several late-night talk shows and was a contestant on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” will put on three more shows, Friday and Saturday nights, before heading for points south. Naturman, 44, […] [Read More]
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Music will sound from parks, lawns and other outdoor spaces tonight

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Tonight, music will be drawing people to Stamford, Ridgefield, Bridgeport and Wilton. But it is in Norwalk that you will have an option of checking out two different venues. While the Super Monkey Death Grip will be at Freese Park, Nina Et cetera (pictured) will be bringing its roots-inspired music to the lawn of the […] [Read More]
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New Canaan venue takes a turn for ‘Route 66′ tonight

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Pictured: Jerold Goldstein, Fred Stark and William Squier, the creative team behind the musical “Route 66.” New this year at the Summer Theatre of New Canaan is a series of new works, “Under the Stars,” and the next one up is “Route 66,” a musical romantic comedy that boasts the talent of several local writers […] [Read More]
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Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Amy Grant performing at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Beginning tomorrow, members of Stamford Center for the Arts, will get a chance to start snapping up those seats for performances by some big-name comics, award-winning singers and high-energy children’s programs. Tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Palace Theatre will go on sale beginning at 11 a.m. for members on Tuesday, while tickets for […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Arts Council, Chamber Players team up for summer concert

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Soon the sounds of summer will be out in full force – the frogs, crickets and katydids making night magic. But in the interim, the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony and the Greenwich Arts Council have joined forces to present a Sounds for a Summer Night concert. The musical performance is set for 7 […] [Read More]
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Roz Chast brings a whole lot of something, and nothing, to the Bruce Museum

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American cartoonist Roz Chast will soon have an exhibition all to her own, when the Bruce Museum presents “Being, Nothingness and Much, Much More: Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker.” Chast, who has gained numerous fans over the years for her cartoons and covers for the “New Yorker,” will have about 30 works in this […] [Read More]
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Artists’ works sought for upcoming New England shows

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Several art galleries and organizations, located across the state, are looking for artists to submit their work for upcoming shows and events. In Kent, the Kent Art Association, artists might get a shot at seeing their work in the open juried President’s Show if they can get their work in by July 18 from 1-4 […] [Read More]