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Rowayton arts sale set to raise funds, inspire creativity

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Pictured, the Rowayton Arts Center of Rowayton, Conn., will be presenting Arts and Ends, a tag sale to benefit its scholarship program, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Rowayton Community Center. Items such as paint and other art-related objects will be for sale. Tools of the trade belong to Margaret Tsirantonakis, a member of […] [Read More]
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Thousands of slurps have spoken: Chowdafest champs announced

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Of the 30 soups up for accolades, four rose to the top this past weekend. The champs of this year’s Chowdafest, which attracted thousands to Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach during its first year there, include the New England clam chowder from Donovan’s of South Norwalk; Gray Goose of Fairfield’s Manhattan clam chowder; chorizo and shrimp chowder […] [Read More]
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Martha Stewart to sign copies of ‘One Pot’ at Stew Leonard’s Norwalk

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Martha Stewart attends the Ralph Rucci fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on Sept. 8, 2013 in New York City. She will be in Norwalk signing copies of her book, “One Pot 20+ Easy Meals from Your Skollet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot and More,” on Saturday, Oct. 25, […] [Read More]
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Fall for new art this weekend in Greenwich

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If the Columbus Day holiday weekend has you thinking about exploration, the Bruce Museum will be bringing the discoveries to you. The 33rd annual Outdoor Arts Festival will arrive on the museum’s grounds on Saturday, Oct. 11, and stick around the next day to give treasure hunters a chance to snap up the goods. Nearly […] [Read More]
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Irish music to sound in Milford, led by top button accordionist John Whelan

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Come see how Irish musicians jam when the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann chapter welcomes button accordion player John Whelan on Oct. 16. An instrumentalist, composer, teacher, producer and mentor, Whelan has been involved with Comhaltas abroad (he was born in London to Irish parents) and in the United States for 40 years. He started […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper adds her voice to ‘Truly Brave’ initiative

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Cyndi Lauper performs at the Mark G. Etess Arena – Trump Taj Mahal on July 6, 2013 in Atlantic City, N.J. She recently teamed with Sara Bareilles on a project to help children with cancer. A new track, and music video, “Truly Brave” launched late last month. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images) Well, they have […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s ‘Street Seats’ to be auctioned off Oct. 8

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With titles such as “Gnome Place Like Home,” “Cosmic  Couch,” “Birds Of A Feather” and “No  One Is An Island,” a collection of benches are not your typical place to rest while en route, but these, and others, could be yours during an auction scheduled for Oct. 8. Stamford’s Downtwon Special Services District, which presented […] [Read More]
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Neil Diamond’s trip along ‘Melody Road’ to land him in Conn.

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Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond performs at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School, for his first-ever performance in his hometown in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Diamond was promoting his upcoming release, “Melody Road.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Did you miss Neil Diamond’s concert at Brooklyn’s Erasmus Hall High […] [Read More]
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Don’t miss it: Final night for ‘Over-Looked’ in Stamford

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Stamford’s West Side, along with the Yerwood Center, the 77-year-old fixture that has served multiple generations in that neighborhood and beyond, are the inspirations behind an exhibition that will wrap up tonight at the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery. “Overlooked: The Story of Unearthing a Community,” features the work of dozen artists, many of them local […] [Read More]
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Up-and-coming artists to “pop-up” in Stamford

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Two area artists will soon welcome the public, and raise some money in the process, in a new pop-up gallery space in the Harbor Point development in Stamford’s South End. The Christoper Robert Gallery is set to open Thursday, Oct. 9, at 110 Washington Blvd., with a reception that will highlight art from about a […] [Read More]