The Friars Foundation 2013 Applause Award Gala Honoring Don Rickles

Don Rickles set to perform at Foxwoods

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If you don’t have the time or funds to make it out to Las Vegas next month to see Don Rickles, don’t worry. The 87-year-old entertainer is going to make it easy for you. Rickles, who is scheduled to set up shop at the Orleans Hotel & Casino on March 22 and 23, will be […] [Read More]
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“The United States of Us” gets a reading at Stamford’s Curtain Call

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In the past six years, Curtain Call’s American Harmony Prize program has introduced audiences to a kid who wanted to be pope, a family who is struggling with expectations and tradition, a young man grappling with obsessive-compulsive disorder, a group of 20-something Jewish-Americans making their way in New York City and other tales focused on […] [Read More]
The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Pre-Telecast

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

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There may be a certain ennui that has descended, what with the mounds of snow ice and cold temperatures that don’t seem to want to leave. But, don’t let the doldrums of winter keep you inside this weekend, as activities and events abound throughout the region. Of note: Take in all manner of music in […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Sure, plenty of people will be waiting for the last half of the weekend to do their celebrating, but there are far more events than just the Super Bowl to consider. If you didn’t know it, now you know … we are deep into Oscar season, with area venues hosting several events geared toward featuring […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The weekend is here, and with it comes opportunities to enjoy music, art, dance, comedy, films and more across the region. For music fans, Friday offers up performances by Taylor Dayne, the Bottle Rockets (who also perform Monday), Dar Williams, Kenn Morr Band, Duece Bug, Full Blast Movement, Ras Kas, Copywrite, Matt Turk, Rum Runners, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s Watermark gets set for revue and review

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Following on the success of previous “So You Wanna Be a Broadway Star,” events, the nonprofit New Paradigm Theatre Company is planning a similar event at the Watermark in Bridgeport Saturday, Jan. 25, which is calling upon performers of any age to come and show their stuff. “We saw this as a win, win win,” […] [Read More]
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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]