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Explore the world of painting, in all its forms, at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works

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There’s only a few more weeks left to catch “About Like So: The Influence of Painting,” an exhibition at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works that explores the past, present and future influence of the medium, by looking at its history, the forms it has taken and the materials that have been used. The show curated by […] [Read More]
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Broadway for a song: Area children’s choir set to cover ‘timeless’ hits

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Above, the Fairfield County Children’s Choir performs during a previous performance. The group is set to present “Timeless Favorites and Today’s Hits,” on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Since September, a group of 300 young singers have been immersed in the melodies of the Great White Way, preparing for the day that will soon be on […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport native Germar Terrell Gardner among SAG Awards winners

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Above, Bridgeport-native Germar Terrell Gardner went home with a 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award after the organization’s gala event Jan. 25, 2015. The awards honor the year’s outstanding film and television performances. As “Orange is the New Black,” readies for the debut of season three this summer, it will have a bit of momentum behind […] [Read More]
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One of its own: Ferguson Library presents ‘Meet the Author’ with Jennifer Cipri

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Readers may recognize glimpses of Stamford in Jennifer Cipri’s debut novel, but the story itself holds far more secrets that it reveals – some of which she may offer up during a talk scheduled Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Weed Memorial and Hollander branch of Stamford’s Ferguson Library. Cipri grew up in Stamford’s […] [Read More]
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Exhibit ponders intimate spaces at Drawing Room Gallery in Greenwich

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Above, Christopher Gallego of Woodstock, N.Y., whose “Kitchen,” a charcoal and graphite on paper, is pictured, is among four artists whose work is featured in “Inspection: Poetics of Space.” The exhibition will open with a reception on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in the Cos Cob […] [Read More]
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Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

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Above, The Beach Boys performs on stage during Alive@Five in Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a sponsor of the event. Jason Rearick/Staff photo Winter has the area in its strong grip, but Stamford Downtown is already thinking about summer and its signature music series, which […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum honors penguins on their day of celebration

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In honor of Penguin Awareness Day, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich will be honoring the flightless birds with a science lecture and demonstration on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The museum’s curator of science, Daniel Ksepka, pictured at right, has expert knowledge on the subject. He will discuss penguins and their 60-million-year evolutionary history. Folks from MakerBot […] [Read More]
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Chilifest to warm up February, bring honor to area chefs

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The organizers behind the lip-smacking success of Chowdafest are back with another comfort food creation, Chilifest, which is set for Sunday, Feb. 1, at Bedford Middle School in Westport, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The midday food fest will take place on Super Bowl Sunday before the action kicks off. Organizers hope attendees wear […] [Read More]
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Dinosaurs to converge in Stamford downtown this summer

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Pictured, Murphy, a Jack Russell and Beagle mix, walks into the scene as Stamford city workers and DSSD employees wash the sculptures from the exhibit, “It’s Reigning Cats & Dogs” in Veteran’s Park in Stamford, Conn. in 2010. This year, dinosaurs are sought to “roam.” (File photo) One year it was cows, another cats and […] [Read More]
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‘Drawn to the Edge’ features work by longtime Westport artist Norma Minkowitz

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“Make a Wish,” by artist Norma Minkowitz Norma Minkowitz may be known for her fiber art, but a new exhibition will showcase another expression of her talent – her drawings. This longtime Westport artist will be featured in a solo show at the Westport Library through March 25. A reception is set for Jan. 16. […] [Read More]