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Candace Bushnell brings along ‘Monica’ for her Wilton stop

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With her first book, “Sex and the City,” which was the basis for the HBO hit series and, later, movies, author Candace Bushnell created the kind of characters that readers and television viewers, tried to channel, whether in attitude, style or looks. In her new book, “Killing Monica,” the lead character Pandy “PJ” Wallis, is […] [Read More]
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Sherman Playhouse opens classic dark American comedy ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ on Friday, July 10

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From left are Katherine Almquist as Martha Brewster, Chris Marker as Mr. Gibbs, Patricia Michael as Abby Brewster, and Steve Manzino as Mortimer Brewster, in a scene from “Arsenic and Old Lace,” in a photo by  Josh Siegel. The Sherman Playhouse will premiere Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace,” on Friday, July 10, for a four-week […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s ARTWALK brings art and more to downtown this weekend

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In about an hour, Stamford will be awash with art and other creative opportunities when 2015 ARTWALK kicks off in downtown Stamford. It will continue through the evening and pick up on Saturday afternoon. Look for art shows, sketch classes, dance lessons, live music, receptions, children’s events and more. The full schedule can be found […] [Read More]
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Fairfield University cancels outdoor June 27 concert

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With forecasts suggesting Saturday night might be a bit soggy, Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts’ has cancelled its Live on the Lawn concert, which was planned for that night. A press release sent out this morning stated: We are disappointed, but hope that you continue to look to Fairfield University and […] [Read More]
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GBS’ Eric Jacobsen to conduct free family pops concert at Seaside Park, fireworks to follow

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Here’s the latest: The Barnum Festival’s Greater Bridgeport Symphony outdoor free pops concert in Seaside Park Friday night will feature Maestro Eric Jacobsen (above) and a program that includes: Tchaikovsky’s movement 4 from Symphony No. 4 and “1812” Overture, Bernstein’s “Candide” Overture, movement 4 from Dvorak’s “New World,” as well as Sousa’s Washington Post March […] [Read More]
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The new Levitt Pavilion, following several years of planning and construction, inaugurated its $9 million venue in 2014. It comes back in 2015 with a new season that kicks off on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Westport’s Levitt Pavilion opens for season on June 28

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The Levitt Pavilion, which has been providing mostly free, outdoor summer entertainment from its perch alongside Westport’s Saugatuck River since the early 1970s, is once again rolling out a season of song, dance, film, comedy and the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series. However, it will start with one of its few ticketed evenings. The tickets […] [Read More]
The Fairfield Counts Big Band will close the Waveny Park Summer Concert Series in a show sponsored by HTG Investment Advisors, of New Canaan, Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Greenwich concerts series takes the music seaside

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One can find outdoor music opportunities in Greenwich this summer, thanks to the Friends of Greenwich Point. The organization recently launched its 2015 Family Concert Series, which brings free concerts to its Seaside Garden at Tod’s Point on summer Sundays. They run 5:30 to 7 p.m. The series kicks off with The Fairfield Counts, an […] [Read More]
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Conn. woman vies for Stamford’s WWE’s ‘Tough Enough’ title

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Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment, an entertainment empire that presents live wrestling events and produces digital products, television and movies, is searching for its next Superstar or Diva, through its reality competition series, “Tough Enough,” which returns to television on Tuesday, June 23 on USA Network, according to a recent news release. Will one of Connecticut’s own […] [Read More]