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More updates from the Big E

RETURNING FAVORITES The Big E, in West Springfield, Mass., is a tradition with many Connecticut residents, as well as those throughout New England and along the East Coast. Last year, the Big E broke
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One of the three newest members to the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit dives under the water during the first public appearance at the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit in Stonington, Conn., Tuesday April 22, 2014. Three penguin chicks hatched in late January as part of the Species Survival Program and have been cared for by their parents and staff trainers, according to The Day. (AP Photo/The Day, Tim Cook) MANDATORY CREDIT

Mystic Aquarium makes Monday last a little bit longer in August

Summer days may be slipping away, but summer nights, at least on Mondays at Mystic Aquarium, are still going strong. The aquarium is staying open later on Mondays during August to allow guest to see
Tim Currie’s Motown Band will perform in an outdoor concert on the terrace of the Aldrich Contempoary Museum of Art in Ridgefield, Conn., on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, as part of its First Friday event.

Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum plans Labor Day weekend bash with music, art and goodies

Kick back on Labor Day weekend with some cocktails, music and art when the Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art in Ridgefield hosts a “supersized” First Friday event, which also will feature a chance to
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Antique Engine Expo comes to Mystic Aug. 15-16

Mystic Seaport will host its annual Antique Marine Engine Exposition Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16. The event is the largest gathering of marine engines in the country, according to museum
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Bethel exhibit features photographer’s images of Candlewood Lake

“Lake Ablaze (2008)” from “Candlewood Kiss” series by photographer Elisabeth J. Levy. A seasonal sparkler that inspires year-round reflections is the subject to which Elisabeth Levy recently turned
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Father-son Rosenthals reschedule to next week

UPDATE The Rosenthals’ concert at the Barney Library, scheduled for tonight, Aug. 4, has been postponed to next Tuesday, Aug. 11, because storms are predicted for tonight. If rain is predicted for
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Big Nazo will be featured during CityCenter Danbury's " Thumbs up Thursday" family fun night as part of the city's downtown summer concert series. A rock and roll band, plus so much more, will perform on Aug. 13, 2015, at the ciity green at Ives Street.

Big Nazo to bring music, puppets and inter-galactic fun to Danbury in August

They are billed as having a worldwide following, but perhaps it should be “worlds” wide. Described in a recent release as “galatic masked-mutant musicians,” Big Nazo will appear in Danbury on
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Danbury scenic designer among team for this year’s Connecticut Free Shakespeare production

Pictured, Hannah Dubner and Mark Friedlander play the star-crossed lovers Rosalind and Orlando in the Connecticut Free Shakespeare 2014 production of “As You Like It.” The company will present
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Sound Beach Community Band to offer up some sounds for summer in Old Greenwich

Pictured, the Sound Beach Community Band plays during the Town of Greenwich fireworks display at Binney Park, Old Greenwich, Conn., Saturday, July 5, 2014. The band returns for a performance on
Douglas Fairbanks, right, stars as a swash-buckling pirate in the aptly named “The Black Pirate,” a 1926 silent film that will be shown at Mill River Park in Stamford, Connecticut, on Friday, July 24, 2015. It features a live score by the Alloy Orchestra. The festivities begin at 7 p.m.; movie at sunset.

Stamford’s Mill River Park to welcome Alloy Orchestra and ‘The Black Pirate’

The movie may be nearly 90 years old, but the music that will be accompanying it will be entirely current. The Alloy Orchestra, from Cambridge, Mass., will be making its way to Stamford on Friday,