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Stamford’s Harbor Point readies for a summer of fun, food and festivities

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Above, Stamford Conn.’s Harbor Point residential and commercial neighborhood, located in the city’s South End, has announced a full slate of activities through the summer, including a car show, road races, art festival and paddleboard demonstrations. It may still be spring, but Stamford’s Harbor Point area already has plans for the summer. In June and […] [Read More]
25th Anniversary Of Toxic Waste Landfill Commemorated

‘Love Canal’ revisited during talk, screening at Fairfield University

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Above, Lois Gibbs, a former resident and community leader, looks at Love Canal during a  commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the toxic waste landfill Aug. 1, 2003 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.  Love Canal was America’s most notorious toxic dump. Gibbs will be at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday, April 29, as a […] [Read More]
ABC's "The View" - Season 18

Geena Davis to serve as keynote speaker at annual luncheon in Greenwich

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Above, Geena Davis (ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”) appears on the Feb. 5, 2015, episode of “The View” on ABC. She will be the keynote speaker for the April 9, 2015, annual luncheon of The Fund for Women and Girls’ single fundraising event in Greenwich, Conn. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) Geena Davis, an award-winning […] [Read More]
Ernest Borgnine And Betsy Blair In 'Marty'

Lonely hearts: Stamford’s Avon Theater celebrates Oscar-winning ‘Marty’ with special event

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Above, Ernest Borgnine stands behind Betsy Blair in a scene from the film ‘Marty,’ from 1955. The film will be screened at the Avon Theater in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) Will the butcher and schoolteacher find love? In the film “Marty,” it is up to Ernest Borgnine […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s IMAX theater welcomes a visit from oceans’ acrobats

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Above, a mother humpback whale and her calf, journey beneath the waves in a scene from “Humpback Whales,” a movie playing at the IMAX theater at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Conn. Contributed photo/Brandon Cole Humpback whales typically make their homes in the oceans deep, but for next two months, humpback whales will be making […] [Read More]
Dreyfuss, Scheider & Shaw In 'Jaws'

Jaws anniversary draws Richard Dreyfuss to Maritime Aquarium

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Pictured, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw on board a boat in a still from the film, “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg, in 1975. (Photo by Universal Studios/Courtesy of Getty Images) The 40th anniversary of “Jaws” has already spawned quite a few special events, including a frothy throwback and a killer lounge act (you […] [Read More]
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Let the Oscar merriment begin; area film festivals put spotlight on nominees

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Pictured, Stamford’s Avon Theatre is in the midst of an Oscar-nominated film festival. One of this year’s nominated animated shorts, “The Bigger Picture,” a scene of which is shown, will be screened on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 19 at 8:15 p.m., along with the other nominees. There are several film […] [Read More]
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Story of the women’s rights movement hits the big screen at the Palace Danbury

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Pictured, the Chicago Women’s Liberation Rock Band played feminist music in the early 1970s. It is one of the stories told in the new documentary “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry.” Contributed photo/Virginia Blaisdell It may have come out last year, but a new documentary, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” revisits the women’s rights movement of […] [Read More]