Closer to Free gets closer to TV; ad to air during Super Bowl

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Sure, the Super Bowl is all about football. However, for many, those commercials that break up the play are equally entertaining. Tonight, as you watch the pre-game festivities, the big show and the post-game entertainment, keep an eye out for some local talent. About 50 Fairfield County Children’s Choir Chamber Singers, a number of dancers […] [Read More]

Koch documentary to be screened in Stamford, Hartford

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Today, the Avon Theatre in Stamford was busy preparing for its 007 Red Carpet Festival Oscar Nominated Film Festival – a monthlong event that kicks off this weekend – but an event next month is likely to prove a popular draw, as well. On Wednesday, March 6, the downtown theater will welcome former journalist and […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Undoubtedly, there will be Super Bowl fans among the Souper Bowl fans at the fifth annual Chowdafest at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, but one not need be a fan of the big game to come out for a tasty competition. Organizers are hoping to draw the crowds on Sunday, which will not […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook children’s choir headed to the Super Bowl

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A Newtown children’s choir is headed to the Super Bowl. Twenty-six students from Sandy Hook Elementary School will join singer Jennifer Hudson for a pre-game performance of “America The Beautiful,” according to a the Associated Press. Information about the performance is expected to be released to Sandy Hook families just prior to the event. To […] [Read More]
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Dave Brubeck honored by Connecticut State Senate

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Pictured: Sen. Toni Boucher; Marian Wulffleff, a friend of the Brubeck family; Tish Brubeck, Dave Brubeck’s daughter-in-law; Catherine Yaghsizian, Brubeck’s daughter; and Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton) Dave Brubeck, the late jazz master and longtime Wilton resident, was honored by the Connecticut State Senate last week. In a statement read aloud on the Senate floor, Sen. […] [Read More]
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Must see concerts in Connecticut: winter/spring round-up

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The new year brings a bevy of top tier acts to the Nutmeg State, with concerts from Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga and more (sorry kids, but Justin Beiber’s show at the XL Center is sold out). Take a look at the stellar line-up and get your tickets before they sell out! [Read More]
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Stamford art space earns prestigious Warhol grant

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A Stamford gallery is getting a boost in funding — and prestige — after securing a grant from Andy Warhol’s art foundation. Franklin Street Works, an experimental art space in Downtown Stamford, was awarded a two-year, $40,000 endowment from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, one of the country’s leading contributors of private funding to […] [Read More]
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New York City comics to perform Valentine’s show in Waterbury

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If your valentine is into comedy, get a jump on the holiday with a visit to Seven Angels Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. Bill McCarty, Allen Enlow, Kerri Louise and Tony Powell are slated to perform. Guests can also enjoy chocolates, a free glass of champagne and a cash bar. Tickets, which […] [Read More]
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