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Youth Orchestras invite area students to open rehearsal

If you have ever considered joining the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras, now is the time to seriously explore the possibility. The GBYO, founded in 1961, is sponsoring an Open Rehearsal on
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Discovery Museum, GBS join forces for ‘Night Sky’ event

Above is a vintage photo of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, conducted by Music Director Emeritus Gustav Meier. The Discovery Museum and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are joining forces for an
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So who’s the oldest golfer to have won a major?

Please let me indulge in a bit of family history. With Bernhard Langer, 58, in contention going into the final day of The Masters, much is being made about breaking the record for the oldest gent to
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Fairfield’s Alex Beyer considered one of America’s best young pianists

Wunderkind pianist Alex Beyer, of Fairfield, has been chosen as one of five finalists throughout the country to compete in the 13-month 2017 American Pianists Awards competition based in Indianapolis,
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Women’s History Month celebration set for Saturday, March 5, at WCSU

Western Connecticut State University in Danbury is the place to be on the morning of Saturday, March 5, for an engaging program in celebration of Women’s History Month. This full day of free and
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Fiber artist Ellen Schiffman shows at Westport Library

‘Color, No Color’ The Westport Library celebrates the work of fiber artist Ellen Schiffman with an exhibition using colors, as well as white only, in “Color, No Color!” at the library’s first-floor
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‘Tis the weekend for ‘Nutcrackers’ throughout region

Several ballet companies throughout the state will be on their toes this weekend, presenting their versions of the beloved holiday classic, “The Nutcracker,” with a score by Tchaikovsky. For those who
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Music community remembers Paul Knox at Nov. 8 concert in Fairfield

Music in the Meetinghouse 2015–2016 Concert Series A Mighty Fortress . . . Salute to Dr. Paul E. Knox, an announcement from the American Guild of Organists/Greater Bridgeport Chapter On Sunday, Nov.
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.
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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