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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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Milford’s John Tartaglio to appear on OWN’s ‘Where Are They Now?’

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At the age of 17, John Tartaglio was diagnosed with an extremely rare bacterial infection that left him amputated up to his hipbones. But that didn’t stop the Milford resident from doing the same things that a person with legs can do — like, running a marathon. As a student at Fairfield University, he became […] [Read More]
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Fairfield band The Silent Scene are finalists in ‘Grammy Gig of a Lifetime’ contest

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Fairfield-based indie dance group The Silent Scene are one of 40 finalists in the ‘Grammy Gig of a Lifetime’ contest. The winner will be flown out to Los Angeles to perform as the opening act for The Neighbourhood at Club Nokia on Jan. 23. Finalists were chosen by a panel that includes Fall Out Boy, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s Michael Jai White returns to CW’s ‘Arrow’

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Bridgeport native Michael Jai White returns as the claw-wielding assassin Bronze Tiger on the next episode of CW’s Arrow, airing Wednesday Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. “(Bronze Tiger) is a martial artist, Kung Fu type of anti-hero,” said Trumbull resident Mitch Hallock, a fan of “Arrow” and the organizer of ComiCONN. “He’s a mercenary for […] [Read More]
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Hungry? Fairfield County boasts critical mass, popular support when it comes to eating out

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You would apparently have to go to San Francisco and its surrounding metropolitan area to best the mass of restaurants that residents in Fairfield County, Conn., enjoy, according to a recent study. Specifically, the study found that the southwestern corner of Connecticut has the second-highest ratio of restaurants per resident in the nation. My colleague […] [Read More]
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Stratford’s Dylan Connor shows support for Syria, in song

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Ever since the Syrian uprising began in March 2011, the country has received some unlikely support from a musician living 6,000 miles away in Connecticut. Stratford singer/songwriter Dylan Connor has recorded several songs in support of the war torn country — three of which have been made into music videos that have racked up thousands […] [Read More]
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Artists sought for Stamford’s ‘Street Seats’ exhibition

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Maybe you’ve caught the cows, cars, cats, canines, horses and wild animals that have populated Stamford’s downtown byways and public spaces for the last several summers as part of the Stamford Downtown Special Services District’s Art in Public Places program. (See some examples of previous Art in Public Places events in photo gallery above.) For […] [Read More]
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Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth to host Fairfield’s 375th anniversary concert

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Wow, Fairfield is really old. The town, which began as four squares of land divided by five roadways in the year 1639, celebrates its 375th birthday this year. To mark the occasion, a cast of local musicians — including The Talking Heads’ and Tom Tom Clubs’ Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth — will take part […] [Read More]
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