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Ready to launch: FOX’s Gretchen Carlson to celebrate release of first book

Gretchen Carlson is no stranger to stories, considering her post as host of “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” weekdays on television’s Fox News. In just a few weeks, however, she will be telling a different tale — a personal one — when she releases her first book, “Getting Real.” Described as a “candid, inspirational […] [Read More]

Concert of many cultures set for Danbury’s Green in June

A free multiethnic, multiarts concert of music and dance will mark the arrival of the World Heritage Cultural Center in Danbury at 55 Main St., according to Sattie Persaud, founder and executive director of the center. The free event, set for Saturday, June 20, will run 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the CityCenter Danbury […] [Read More]

Stamford’s Loft Artists offer summer youth workshops

Pictured, Kavita Bhansali, Jesus Betancour and Natalia Betancour draw a still life during the Loft Artists Association’s free Draw On workshop on Saturday, March 15, 2014. It’s never too early to line up creative opportunities for the summer, especially when it comes to art workshops for young people. Fortunately, Stamford’s Loft Artists Association again will […] [Read More]

Meander amid murals during Westport walking tour May 28

Before his death in Westport in 1981, at the age of 94, Robert L. Lambdin created a multitude of murals that revealed life in Westport during the 1800s — a bustling commercial town with an active scene along the streets and wharf. On Thursday, May 28, the Westport Historical Society will be leading a walking […] [Read More]

Conn. Chamber Choir to sing at ChoralFest in NYC

New York’s ChoralFest USA 2015 has announced its lineup, which includes the Trumbull-based Connecticut Chamber Choir, under the direction of Constance Chase. The marathon event takes place June 14 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Symphony Space, at Broadway and 95th Street in Manhattan. The event is free. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. “In the […] [Read More]

Meet Danbury photographer Gary Stanford at Bethel reception for his exhibit, ‘City Limits: The Urban landscape’

A collection of Gary Stanford’s photography, which captures New York City’s vibrant cityscapes and still moments, is on view at Bethel Public Library. “City Limits: The Urban Landscape” juxtaposes the simplicity of a bench in Central Park against the towering structures of New York’s bridges. The photos personify the diversity of the Big Apple. Stanford, of Stanford […] [Read More]
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Celebrate one of spring’s most welcome arrivals in Stamford this weekend

If you missed the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., Stamford’s Mill River Park is offering you a second chance to catch the pink blooms this weekend. The Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival is set for Saturday, May 9, amid New England’s largest cherry tree grove, according to organizers. The event will run from […] [Read More]
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Harry Connick Jr.’s coming to Stamford’s Palace Theatre in June

Given next week marks the finale of this season’s “American Idol” competition, judge Harry Connick Jr. now has some time to hit the road and make some of his own music. Connick will be making a stop at the Palace Theatre in Stamford in June, as announced by the venue this week. Tickets for his […] [Read More]