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WWE superstar John Cena celebrates winning the US title at WrestleMania 31 on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. WrestleMania broke the Levi’s Stadium attendance record at 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 40 countries. He has hit the milestone of 500 wishes granted for the Make-A-Wish foundation. (Don Feria/AP Images for WWE)

WWE’s John Cena, at 500 wishes and counting, earns accolades from Make-A-Wish

When Rocco, an 8-year-old from Queens, N.Y., battling leukemia meets up with John Cena today, the WWE Superstar will have attained an admirable milestone – 500 wishes in the service of Make-A-Wish.
Choral Society Rehearsal

Greenwich Choral Society seeks singers for new season

In its 91st year, the Greenwich Choral Society is looking to expand its ranks. Singers who are interested are asked to schedule an audition, which will be held at the First Congregational Church in

Touching story becomes children’s book for Trumbull dog-lover Debbie Rick Selski

Children’s book author Debbie Rick Selski, of Trumbull, with her dog, Weber, who died about three years ago. Weber is the inspiration for her recent book. There once was a dog, a small, beautiful
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Dorothy Bishop Photo

In Milford, one diva is just not enough

The Milford Arts Council’s Nite Spot Nights will kick off with “The Dozen Divas,” starring Dorothy Bishop, pictured. Thanks to on-stage costume changes and what is promised to be a “mind-boggling”
One of the three newest members to the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit dives under the water during the first public appearance at the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit in Stonington, Conn., Tuesday April 22, 2014. Three penguin chicks hatched in late January as part of the Species Survival Program and have been cared for by their parents and staff trainers, according to The Day. (AP Photo/The Day, Tim Cook) MANDATORY CREDIT

Mystic Aquarium makes Monday last a little bit longer in August

Summer days may be slipping away, but summer nights, at least on Mondays at Mystic Aquarium, are still going strong. The aquarium is staying open later on Mondays during August to allow guest to see
Tim Currie’s Motown Band will perform in an outdoor concert on the terrace of the Aldrich Contempoary Museum of Art in Ridgefield, Conn., on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, as part of its First Friday event.

Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum plans Labor Day weekend bash with music, art and goodies

Kick back on Labor Day weekend with some cocktails, music and art when the Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art in Ridgefield hosts a “supersized” First Friday event, which also will feature a chance to

Final ‘Summer Soiree’ concert with Beyer at Pequot Library

Above, left, is pianist Alex Beyer, following a private Fairfield concert earlier this year. Raising funds for the nonprofit independent Pequot Library for its more than 450 annual free programs is a
The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony includes, seated from left, David Creswell, viola; Susan Rotholz, flute; Diane Lesser, oboe; Andrew Gordon, piano; Standing from left, Krystof Witek, violin; Peter Reit, French horn; Edita Orlinyte, violin; Philip Bashor, clarinet; Mark Davies, bassoon; and Daniel Miller, cello.(Missing from photo: Susan Hytken Metcalf, violin.) Katheen Di Giovanna/Contributed photo

Greenwich Symphony’s Chamber Players plans a 2015-26 season rich in sound, style and solos

France flavors the first foray into the new season for the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony. On Oct. 11 and 12, the group will salute French composers in the aptly named program, “Vive La

Bridgeport teens invited to free play at Bijou

Free Shakespeare for Bridgeport Teens at the Bijou Theatre: Teen Summer Theater Program Raises Awareness About Healthy Relationships. MYO-AmeriCorps, a program of the Regional Youth Adult Social
The Connecticut Chamber Choir's 2015 New Year's concert takes place Sunday, Jan. 11, in Trumbull.

CT Chamber Choir looking for a few good voices

Constance Chase, artistic director of the Connecticut Chamber Choir, announces auditions for “dedicated, experienced choral singers with good reading skills for a few select openings.” CCC’s 38th
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