Steve Martin, Edie Brickell to headline Stamford gala

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Get ready to pluck some tickets. One of America’s most versatile entertainers is expected to make a stop in Stamford in June, where he will be sharing a stage with a talented singer-songwriter and a Grammy-nominated bluegrass quintet. The Stamford Center for the Arts plans to welcome Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers (see […] [Read More]

“Souper” bowl to heat up Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard

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Spoons will soon be at the ready as the fifth annual Chowdafest is set to kick off at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in less than two weeks. Having outgrown its home at Westport’s Bedford Middle School, the event will likely attract about 10,000 people, all of whom will have a chance to […] [Read More]

NKOTB, 98 Degrees, Boys II Men to kick off tour in Connecticut

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Break out your ear plugs, folks. The shrieks are sure to be deafening when New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boys II Men team up for a summer tour that kicks off at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, May 31. Tickets, which cost $79 and $59, go on sale Saturday, Feb. 2 at […] [Read More]
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‘Travel’ with William Wegman at Westport Arts Center

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Pictured: Artist William Wegman will be on hand for the opening of his new exhibition at the Westport Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 25. (Photo/William Wegman Studio) When you mention the name William Wegman, dogs — dressed as chefs, fashion models, even astronauts — usually spring to mind. And for good reason: Wegman’s pictures of […] [Read More]
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New Milford flea market on PBS TV’s ‘Market Warriors’

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Pictured: John Bruno, Bene Raia, Miller Gaffney and Kevin Bruneau star in “Market Warriors” on PBS. The Elephant’s Trunk flea market in New Milford will be featured on television tonight, Jan. 21 at 9 p.m. on the PBS show “Market Warriors.” On the latest episode of the antiques reality show, the “pickers” are challenged to […] [Read More]
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Connecticut bands unite for massive Newtown benefit

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Connecticut bands are planning yet another concert benefit for Sandy Hook — and it’s going to be their biggest show of support yet. The event, “Downtown Rocks For Newtown,” will feature more than 50 bands at 9 music venues across Downtown Hartford on Sunday, Jan. 27 beginning at 3 p.m.. Money raised from event will […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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For some people, the upcoming weekend will actually stretch to three as the nation celebrates and honors civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Several area organizations will be commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 21) with special events. (Or, you can be inspired by video above to donate some time and […] [Read More]
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Trio of artists featured in new members show in Stamford

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Together, the artwork of Stamford artists Barbara Mathis, Phyllis Sinrich and Claudio Altesor (at right, one of his paintings, “Stairway to Power”) represent the latest exhibition of the Stamford-based Loft Artists Association, which puts the spotlight on new members. Varied in their inspiration and process, they join a collection of artists who work out of […] [Read More]
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