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Shelton actress heads to NYC to make a play for ‘super’ role

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The original Supergirl hailed from Krypton, but could the next one come from a more familiar locale? Shelton actress Anna Lakomy will be using the super power of social media to make the case that she should be the next Supergirl for what appears to be a new television project focused on Superman’s equally powerful […] [Read More]
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Darien actress plays third wheel to ‘Partners in Crime’

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It’s one thing to be hired as a personal assistant, quite another to be filmed while doing it. But, for an improv pro such as Karen Summerton, it’s all part of the territory. “I had a lot of fun,” she said of her varied chores, adding that it was less about the tasks and more […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper adds her voice to ‘Truly Brave’ initiative

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Cyndi Lauper performs at the Mark G. Etess Arena – Trump Taj Mahal on July 6, 2013 in Atlantic City, N.J. She recently teamed with Sara Bareilles on a project to help children with cancer. A new track, and music video, “Truly Brave” launched late last month. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images) Well, they have […] [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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Stamford’s Dan Naturman competes in ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinals tonight

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At the beginning there was Dan Naturman, along with 47 other contestants all vying for the top spot in season 9 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Tonight, the New York-City based comic will be among the first 12 acts to take the stage in the show’s semifinal round. Naturman, 44, who grew up in Stamford, […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Dan Naturman moves to semifinals of ‘America’s Got Talent’

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A second week of quarterfinal competition gets under way on America’s Got Talent Tuesday night, following last week’s culling, during which stand-up comic Dan Naturman, who grew up in Stamford, learned he would be moving through to the semifinals. The next round of the competition is scheduled to air Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 5 and 6 […] [Read More]
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Volunteer for ‘The Walking Dead Escape’ in Hartford

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The scene in Hartford at month’s end is likely to be a bit dead, but you can still find plenty of action. For that is when the Walking Dead Escape is set to arrive – an interactive zombie obstacle course that has been touching down in venues around the country. Developed by Skybound, an imprint […] [Read More]
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‘The Bachelorette’ filmed in Griswold Inn, Essex

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The Griswold Inn has had its share of small- and large-screen moments over its more than 200-year history. Fans of the 1960s daytime drama “Dark Shadows,” may remember it as the “Collinsport Inn.” One can see scenes of Essex and the inn in the 1959 movie “It Happened to Jane” and the 1961 movie “Parrish.” […] [Read More]
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Alison Arngrim, TV’s ‘Nellie Oleson,’ to visit Hartford’s Mark Twain House

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Many a Monday night in my youth was spent watching the trials, tribulations and joys of a certain family on the prairie. Years later, a little thing called syndication allowed me to reconnect with the Ingalls, their friends and fellow townspeople nearly any day I wanted to. For fans of “Little House on the Prairie,” […] [Read More]
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Hoda Kotb, Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper team up to help kids with cancer

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This week, NBC’s “Today” show announced a new initiative that brings together Hoda Kotb, (pictured) co-host of Today’s fourth hour, New York City singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper to create a song, a video and concert for children with cancer (you can see the interview below.) Kotb and Bareilles spoke about […] [Read More]