Stamford gallery exhibits work of Colombia’s John J. Bedoya

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The Fernando Luis Alavarez Gallery will feature the work of John J. Bedoya — a contemporary Colombian artist who explores humanity’s impact on the natural world — with an exhibition opening on Friday, Sept. 6. A reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres will be held at the FLA Gallery, 96 Bedford St., Stamford, from 6 […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event

Must-see concerts in Connecticut this fall

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The sun is setting on the season of outdoor music festivals, but fall promises a jam-packed concert calender featuring major and local acts at venues across the state. Take a look at our top concerts picks of the upcoming season (in chronological order) and buy your tickets early — these shows will sell out fast. [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Music

Dave Chappelle hits back at Hartford, hopes nuke lands on city

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Dave Chappelle has no love for Hartford. In fact, he’s hoping the city gets hit with an atomic bomb. The comedian, who walked off stage after being heckled by the crowd at Comcast Theatre last week, said if North Korea were to drop a nuclear bomb on the United States, “I swear to God I […] [Read More]
Categories: Comedy, Event

John Mayer to play homecoming concert in Bridgeport

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John Mayer is coming back to where he was born and raised. The Bridgeport-born musician and longtime Fairfield resident performs a hometown show at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Monday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Ticket’s for the stop on the singer’s “Born and Raised” tour go on sale Friday, Sept. 13 via Ticketmaster […] [Read More]
Categories: Local Talent, Music

Stamford singer Annie Nirschel wraps up busy summer

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What did you do this summer? Stamford singer Annie Nirschel,18, who heads off to SUNY Purchase this week, certainly has been busy. In August, she had the fun of traveling across the country to perform at the Colorado Freedom Festival – thanks to an accomplishment she earned last year. In 2012, Nirschel was named one […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Local Talent, Music
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Stamford teen competes on Rachael Ray/Guy Fieri cooking show

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Hunter Zampa still has a few more years before he can apply to culinary school. Fortunately, the 13-year-old chef has already had the opportunity to train under some top-rate teachers. Zampa, of Stamford, is one of eight contestants starring on a new Food Network series, “Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off”, premiering Sunday, Sept. 8 at […] [Read More]
Categories: Television

Cyndi Lauper’s tour brings her to Ridgefield in November

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Since Cyndi Lauper’s announcement in April that she would celebrate the 30th anniversary of her debut album, “She’s So Unusual” with a multi-city tour across the United States, she has extended her reach and the tour schedule. This week, Lauper, who lives in Stamford, kicked off a nationwide tour of Australia, which will end Sept. […] [Read More]

Taking up the baton: Q-and-As with area conductors

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In the next couple of months, the area’s professional symphony orchestras will begin to roll out new seasons, featuring some of the great classics, as well as contemporary selections. Just as it takes time to create a stellar composition, attention to detail is necessary to create a new season. Recently, the conductors and music directors […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Music