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Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

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It’s billed as something closer to a saunter, but participants are likely going to have to hustle to hit all the activities planned as part of the Holiday Stroll in downtown Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. More than 100 Greenwich merchants will be participating along Greenwich Avenue and surrounding streets. One […] [Read More]
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Celtic musicians to gather, celebrate the solstice in Fairfield

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Looking for a holiday celebration steeped a bit in Irish tradition? The Irish Arts Center’s production of “An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration” at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield on Saturday, Dec. 13, may fit the bill. This is the first time the concert is being presented in Connecticut, according […] [Read More]
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Take a trip to ‘St. Louis,’ thanks to Curtain Call theater

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Pictured, in Stamford-Conn.-based Curtain Call’s production of “Meet Me in St. Louis” three parent and child combinations appear together, including, from top, father and son, Bill and Levi Squier (at top of stairs) who are playing father and son on stage. Also appearing are mother and daughter Robie and Poppy Livingstone, and father and daughter […] [Read More]
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Fairfield County Children’s Choir reconvenes for holiday tradition in Bridgeport

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Fairfield County Children’s Choir will kick off its 20th anniversary season with a return to the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport for its annual holiday concert. This year’s “Joy to the World” will feature 300 singers — from elementary students to high school seniors — from throughout Fairfield County (pictured here in a previous performance). […] [Read More]
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Commerce and creativity combine in new Westport art show

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It may be rather placid these days, but in the 1800s Westport’s Saugatuck River was awash with all kinds of vessels — a sign of the town’s bustling commerce. That scene was re-created in a mural (pictured) by the late Robert L. Lambdin for the Westport Bank & Trust Co.’s Saugatuck branch for its 1970 […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer, songwriter debuts song, video of ‘Seattle Mornin’ “

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Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir plays the original song she wrote for a collaboration with filmmaker Markus Innocenti and Greenwich artist Paul Larson at the Loft Artists Association in Stamford on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The video and song will be released Nov. 18, 2014, as part of an event at the association. File […] [Read More]
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‘Harry the Heron’ takes flight in Rowayton

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When it comes to educating students about urban ecology, the Norwalk Land Trust has a new tool, thanks to artist Pamela Park Proctor. This Rowayton-based product designer recently created a larger-than-life model of a great blue heron (see photo above) that she has named “Harry the Heron.” Constructed of papier-mache, the model is designed to […] [Read More]
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Make those reservations now, as tasty times are ahead in Greenwich

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Above, the Beach House Cafe in Old Greenwich, Conn., is among the participating restaurants in Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13 to Nov. 19, 2014. Staff photo by Bob Luckey Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13-19, kicks off with an opening night party on Wednesday, Nov. 12, that will benefit the Transportation Association […] [Read More]
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Sherlock Holmes happens upon a mystery in Stamford

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Sherlock Holmes will invariably go on to solve more mysteries, but you only have a short window to catch the master sleuth unravel “The Adventure of the Suicide Club,” from the stage of Curtain Call’s Dressing Room Theatre in Stamford. Holmes’ appearance marks the debut of the popular fictional sleuth on the local stage. Performances […] [Read More]
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Bedlam Brothers String Band bring ‘art and soul’ to Stamford’s downtown

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Veterans of Connecticut’s music scene will make a stop in Stamford next week for an evening of roots music, delving into beloved Irish and Scottish tunes, country music from the 1920s and 30s and more. The Bedlam Brothers String Band, a quartet that includes the talents of Mike Kachuba, Geoff Kooris, Dave McCaan, and Jeff […] [Read More]