Willie Nelson on the hunt for Capitol Theatre armadillo thief

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I can see the milk carton now: “Beloved stuffed armadillo last seen on Capitol Theatre stage. If you have any information as to its whereabouts, contact Willie Nelson.” Following the singer’s concert at the historic Port Chester, N.Y. venue last week, a devious concert-goer managed to sneak onto the stage and abduct Ol’ Dillo — […] [Read More]
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‘Wait, Wait!’s Paula Poundstone performs in Ridgefield

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Comedian Paula Poundstone. the star of NPR’s hit radio show “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” performs at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. For tickets, which cost $60-$45, call 203-438-5795 or order go online. Bissell House, at 378 Main St. in Ridgefield, will pour a free glass of house wine or draft beer with […] [Read More]
Categories: Comedy, Event, General

Where to pick your own pumpkins, apples in Fairfield County

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For proof that autumn has arrived, look no further than the farms of Fairfield County, where the air is brisk, the tractors are rumbling and the leaves are turning shades of yellow, orange and crimson. But perhaps the surest sign of the season are the orange and red orbs that have popped up across the […] [Read More]
Categories: Outdoors

FLA Gallery and BLT launch studio space in Stamford’s South End

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For the next several months, a peek inside a street-level commercial space in Stamford’s South End will reveal an artist hard at work on large-scale figurative paintings. The space, located at 100 Washington Boulevard, will become the site of Sprouting Spaces 1, a temporary artist studio that takes over the property beginning Friday, Sept. 27. […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event

Congratulations to local Connecticut Music Award winners

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Nationally-televised music award shows are fun to watch, but it’s almost exclusively pop-radio stars and YouTube hit-makers who get to bask in the applause and the accolades. But what of the musicians in our own backyards? There are plenty of creative, hard-working artists right here in Connecticut who, despite missing out on major label deals, […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Palace Theatre showcases emerging talent

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A night after Tracy Morgan performs at Stamford’s Palace Theatre and an evening before Beatlemania takes to that same stage, a new series will launch at the downtown venue that puts the focus on local and emerging artists. “Showcase 61″ will be presented on particular evenings, depending on performances already scheduled at the venue. “On […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Local Talent, Music

All that glitters: ‘Cinderella’ to open Connecticut Ballet’s season

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Above: Principal dancer Oksana Maslova of Connecticut Ballet, left, performs a preview of the upcoming ballet, “Cinderella,”on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The ballet will be performed in Stamford October 12, 2013. Photo: Lindsay Perry There was no prince to be seen, only a broom to provide company and a hearth to provide warmth as Cinderella […] [Read More]