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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]
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Top chef Aarón Sánchez offers preview of Greenwich visit

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Pictured, Aarón Sánchez in Paloma, his Stamford, Conn. restaurant earlier in 2014. Photo by Clay Williams By Friday, the sights, scents and sounds of the latest Greenwich Wine and Food Festival will be getting under way at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Among the many celebrity guests who will be there is Aarón Sánchez. Sánchez will be […] [Read More]
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Kathie Lee Gifford visits Greenwich food fest with new wines

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Thousands are expected to come together this coming weekend to enjoy the savory and the sweet, lots of barbecue and the beats, all at the Greenwich Wine and Food Festival at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Among the many celebrity guests who will be there, including chefs set to demonstrate and share good cooking, will be […] [Read More]
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WPA murals are star of Norwalk tour

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Pictured is one of the many Work Projects Administration murals that can be found in Norwalk, Conn. This one features Alexander Rummler, a resident of South Norwalk, depicting himself in “Mopping for Starfish.” A tour of these artistic works is set for Sept. 28, 2014. If you have ever wondered about the Work Progress Administration […] [Read More]
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Tony winner “I’m Not Rappaport” staged in Westport

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Pictured, Fred Tisch and David Tate in the Westport Community Theatre’s production of “I’m Not Rappaport,” by Herb Gardner. Contributed photo/Jeffrey R. Wyant The Westport Community Theatre will launch its new season with “I’m Not Rappaport,” the Tony Award-winning comedy, with an Emmy Award winner at the helm. As director, Lester Colodny will lead the […] [Read More]
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New shows highlight Stamford, Darien photographers

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Want some art with that toast, or bagel? Two exhibitions are now on display in nearby businesses that put the focus on some local photographers. J. Edward Greene is enjoying a solo show of his work at Curley’s Diner in downtown Stamford. Nearly 10 images may be found on the walls, evidence of the various […] [Read More]
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Stamford scene captures spot in ‘Revolutionary Views

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Pictured, a scene from Cove Island Park in Stamford, Conn. File photo/Jason Rearick Are you already making plans for those fall trips? Connecticut’s Office of Tourism is a step ahead, with a new fall marketing campaign that features new ways to get a view of the state’s many treasures, opportunities to share with others your […] [Read More]
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New date, new place (Norwalk) for 2014 Chowdafest

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Pictured, some of the chefs and organizers of Chowdafest, as well as local officials, enjoyed a sunny morning aboard an oyster boat, during a news conference last week announcing this year’s events. Mike Lauterborn/Contributed photo It started to simmer in Westport, it got to a boil in Bridgeport and now Chowdafest is about to spill […] [Read More]