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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
Categories: Art , Dance , Event , General , KIds
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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
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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
Categories: Books, General, Local Talent
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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
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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