Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The start of August pops with myriad opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, listen to music, check out local talent, support the arts and help others. One of the region’s most enduring events, the SoNo Arts Celebration in South Norwalk, for instance, brings together music, arts, puppets and children’s activities. It goes on all weekend, but […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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I wish you luck during the next several days. A multitude of events awaits you, including appearances by legendary performers, vibrant outdoor festivals, hot dances and vintage baseball. But that is only part of the story. Music: You can make the trip to Danbury to see Tony Bennett. You can go to Hamden to see […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Speed is of the essence this weekend at Lime Rock Park where the running of the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix continues through Saturday. Get a close look at the cars and drivers (actor and race car driver Patrick Dempsey is expected to race) at the paddocks, get an autograph and enjoy the activities […] [Read More]

Movies in the Park returns to Stamford’s Harbor Point

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Ready your blankets, picnic baskets and favorite “Goonies” quotes. Harbor Point is hosting its “Movies In The Park” free outdoor film series again this year, featuring a selection of summer blockbusters through Aug. 21. The family-friendly series kicks off on Wednesday, July 10 with the cult adventure flick, “The Goonies,” and continues with “The Sandlot” […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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This weekend, you will find art in Norwalk, some laughs in Stamford, a finale fit for P.T. Barnum in Bridgeport and four days of feasting and festivities in New Haven. If you like boats, Mystic Seaport has those. If you like strings and the Sultans who play them, you will want to travel to Westport. […] [Read More]

New Canaan’s Katherine Heigl filming new movie ‘North of Hell’

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Katherine Heigl, a longtime New Canaan resident, recently began filming for the new Anthony Burns-directed comedy/drama, “North of Hell.” Heigl, 34, recently wrapped up shooting in New Orleans, where she was joined by co-stars Patrick Wilson, Jordana Brewster, Kevin McKidd and Bryce Johnson. The story revolves around a well-to-do businessman (Wilson), who is used to […] [Read More]
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Jim Carrey says ‘Kick-Ass 2′ too violent after Newtown

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Jim Carrey isn’t interested in kicking ass anymore. In a recent Tweet, the actor condemned the violence in his new movie, “Kick-Ass 2,” saying the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School changed his perspective on the gunfire, beat downs and body counts depicted in the upcoming action comedy flick. “Now in all good conscience I […] [Read More]
Categories: Film, General, Movies

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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It’s the weekend to see Steve Martin and Edie Brickell perform in Stamford, the Zambonis and  Spampinato Brothers in Fairfield, Alice Cooper with Marilyn Manson in Uncasville, Foreigner in Westport, Chicago in Port Chester, N.Y., Acoustic Hot Tuna in Norwalk, Ben Taylor in Ridgefield and Harry Connick Jr. in Simsbury. Further, you could check out […] [Read More]

Bridgeport’s Michael Jai White to star in indie action flick

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Michael Jai White is no stranger to action films, having starred as Al Simmons in  “Spawn,” Jax in “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” and the title character in “Black Dynamite.” Now, White, a Bridgeport native and martial arts master, is back at it again — this time, playing an ex-marine who travels to Brazil’s slums to hunt […] [Read More]

Out and about:Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The state may be awash with rain for most of Friday and into Saturday, but it also will boast a flood of entertainment. Nearly every musical genre will be featured on stages throughout the state. A number of festivals will feature yummy culinary traditions. Attractions, venues and sites around the state will be offering free […] [Read More]