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

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From illuminated dinosaurs to real-life jellyfish, the weekend affords some unusual and familiar scenes and events to keep you busy. Music fans may head out to see The Pixies in a couple of area locations, while singer-songwriter Dylan Connor stays close to home. Jay Z will be at Mohegan Sun. Elayne Cassara will be in […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Mermaids, angry jurors, comics, artists, singers, actors and musicians will be coming together this weekend to serve up some entertainment across the area. Here’s a look to get you started: Musical happenings It is a rare town or city in the area that is not featuring music of some style or genre this weekend (and […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The calendar page may have changed, but the kinds of diversions, activities and programs planned for this first weekend of 2014 are similar to the ones you could have found in 2013. There will be music, art, theater, children’s activities and more. Still, with the cold, snowy weather, you may want to call ahead to […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Prince alights on the Mohegan Sun Arena stage this weekend for three shows ending Sunday. It has been a busy year for the performer, who earlier this year was honored with the Icon Award from Billboard. In late summer, he released a new single and is reportedly working on a new album. But he is […] [Read More]
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Bestselling author Dan Brown to visit Hartford

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With his novels translated into 52 languages and 200 million copies in print, author Dan Brown has fans around the world. And, this summer, his fans here in Connecticut will have a chance to see him in person. As part of a fundraiser for The Mark Twain House and Museum, he will chat with WNPR’s […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Even though snow is forecast for the weekend, there will be plenty of activities to keep one busy, indoors and out. (Still, this week’s guide comes with the caveat that it would be wise to check before heading out, as the weather may force some cancellations and postponements.) Anyway, here goes … Christmas events and […] [Read More]

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

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If you have not traveled to faraway locales, or are not on the road visiting far-flung relatives this weekend, you will find there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. One such tradition is the boat parade along Stamford Harbor, which has been gathering boaters, spectators, toys for those in need, (and, this year, […] [Read More]

Musical Mondays opens at Curtain Call tonight in Stamford

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Who knew the world of selling Girl Scout cookies could be such a cutthroat business? Well, perhaps it is not entirely cutthroat, but in the hands of Michael Shapiro and David Christensen, the practice of selling those sweet treats has inspired a musical comedy, which will be served up tonight as the first production in […] [Read More]

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

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The leaves may be coming down, but entertainment opportunities are up, way up, with plenty of music, fairs, festivals, dance events and other fun activities planned throughout the area. For music, you will find Taj Mahal and Fredericks Brown in Fairfield, along with The Smithereens, Windsync, SHU Faculty Brass Quintet and the Sean Smith Quartet. […] [Read More]

“Fiddler on the Roof” opens at Stamford’s Curtain Call

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When the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” opened on Broadway in 1964, it was the start of a 12 year run that would eventually inspireĀ  a 1971 movie and several revivals. You won’t get as many chances to see the production when it plays at Stamford’s Kweskin Theatre, but you still have three weekends to […] [Read More]