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City Lights Gallery sets ‘Same Sex’ reception, Pride March for July 21

Above by Sue Czark. Here’s the invitation from Executive Director Suzanne Kachmar at the nonprofit City Lights Gallery, which recently moved to 855 Main St., Bridgeport: City Lights will host the 6th
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Free GBYO family concert May 21 on Pequot Library Great Lawn

CELEBRATE spring with the Pequot Library’s annual outdoor family pops concert featuring members of the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras on Saturday, May 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. Those attending are
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Did you know you can win tickets to see the June 16 Hall & Oates show at Webster Bank Arena?

The word is out that Daryl Hall and John Oates will perform in Bridgeport this summer on Thursday, June 16, with special guest Mayer Hawthorne. And fans already know you can buy tickets for the
Categories: General, Music
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Bijou keeps the ‘Lights Bright’ with Broadway-themed special programs

Broadway composer, author and speaker David Friedman, above, comes to the Bijou for an evening of “Connecticut Sings David Friedman” on Saturday, May 7. A variety of Broadway-themed special programs
Categories: Event, General, Music, Theater
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New setting of Elgar’s ‘Sea Pictures’ brings CCC season to a close on May 1

The Connecticut Chamber Choir and Orchestra, under the baton of Constance Chase, perform May 1 in Trumbull. Sir Edward Elgar, above The Connecticut Chamber Choir and Orchestra’s final concert of the
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Youth Orchestras invite area students to open rehearsal

If you have ever considered joining the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras, now is the time to seriously explore the possibility. The GBYO, founded in 1961, is sponsoring an Open Rehearsal on
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Discovery Museum, GBS join forces for ‘Night Sky’ event

Above is a vintage photo of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, conducted by Music Director Emeritus Gustav Meier. The Discovery Museum and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are joining forces for an
Categories: Art , Event , General , Local Talent , Music
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UPDATE: Fairfield’s Alex Beyer in Belgium for Queen Elisabeth piano competition

THIS JUST IN: Fairfielder Alex Beyer played his first round in Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday, May 3, at the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition. Here ‘s the podcast:
Categories: Art, General, Local Talent, Music
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Time to dig deep for 3/10 Fairfield County Gives Day; more than $1m raised last year

Above is the Fairfield County Children’s Choir, one of many nonprofits in the region that hopes to raise donations during Fairfield County Gives Day on Thursday, March 10. Thursday, March 10, from 12
Categories: Dance , Event , General , KIds , Music
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Music for Youth, library host Jan. 9 GBYO Concerto Competition

From left to right: GBSO’s Concerto Competition finalists are Sophia Zhang, Alixon Shively, Clair Lane, Julian Shively, Alvyn Velasquez, Benjamin Crosby. Missing from picture: Bryan Page.
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