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7 shows for the 7th year in Danbury in Cultural Alliance’s Accessible Art

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will celebrate its seventh year of its Accessible Art series, by doing — what else? — making art accessible to the public. Beginning Monday, April 6, seven artists’ work will be shown at seven hosting businesses. Among the artists and businesses are Ted DeToy (New Fairfield), pictured right, at […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ferguson Library readies for ‘A Novel Affair’

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Above, Magician Ryan Oakes plays tricks on guests as the Ferguson Library hosts “A Novel Affair, ” its annual fundraiser, in downtown Stamford Conn., April 25, 2013. The fundraiser returns Thursday, April 9, 2015. Oakes is set to return. (Photo/Keelin Daly). There will be no need to keep it down or eat your snacks outside […] [Read More]
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Art lovers get a double dose of openings in Greenwich this weekend; other area shows also start

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There will be no lack of art to admire this weekend when the Greenwich Art Society and Drawing Room Gallery launch their latest exhibitions. On Friday evening, March 27, the society will unveil the works chosen for the 98th annual Juried Show, during a reception at the Greenwich Arts Center from 6 to 8 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum’s ‘worms’ are on the move this summer

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Above, Bruce Museum exhibit preparator Sean Murtha installs The Deep Sea, a new exhibit at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Ocean Science Exhibit Center in Massachusetts. It was originally on display in 2014 at the Bruce as part of a show on the habitat and creatures of the deep sea. (Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s history gets banner treatment in new show

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Until the end of March, three artists will share their visions of Bridgeport’s legacy of innovation and industry at an exhibition at McLevy Hall in Bridgeport. The work includes Norwalk artist Jackie Lightfield’s “Buy Bridgeport” collage (above), “Incandescent History,” by Willimantic artist June Bisantz and “First in Flight,” by another Willimantic artist, Harrison Judd. The […] [Read More]
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Talk to focus on New Yorkers and their cribs, Colonial and Federal style

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Above, Van Cortlandt Manor House Dining Room, Croton-on-Hudson, New York, is an example of the home stylings of early New Yorkers. Courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley. For those who wonder how early New Yorkers decked out their pads, the Greenwich Antiques Society has invited writer and lecturer Kathleen Eagen Johnson to discuss their tastes and […] [Read More]
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New Canaan chef Silvia Baldini gets a chance on ‘Chopped’

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Just when are chicken wings sweet and tomato soup and cake more than they appear? It’s when you happen to be a chef on Food Network‘s “Chopped,” and the episode is titled “Fake Cake, Real Stakes.” New Canaan chef Silvia Baldini navigated her way through such culinary trickery recently while competing on that particular episode, […] [Read More]
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‘Sex After …’ author Iris Krasnow to lead talk in Greenwich

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Iris Krasnow, a best-selling author, journalist and professor, will be the keynote speaker when JCC Greenwich and UJA Greenwich Women’s Philanthropy present their annual Symposium on Jewish Learning on Wednesday, March 11. Krasnow, who originally is from Oak Park, Illinois, began her career as the fashion writer for the “Dallas Times-Herald,” moving to United Press […] [Read More]
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Asylum Quartet to perform in Greenwich on Feb. 22

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Pictured, Asylum Quartet, a quartet of four classically-trained saxophonists who met as graduate students at the The Hartt School in West Hartford, Conn., have been earning awards and attention since forming several years ago. The group, from left, are Andrew Barnhart, Tony Speranza, Joseph Abad and Max Schwimmer. It will perform in Greenwich, Conn., on […] [Read More]
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In weeks, performers will gather for ‘A Little Night Music’ in Greenwich

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Pictured, pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on “”A Little Night Musi”” at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit www.stcath.org or call 203-637-3661. It will be an […] [Read More]