Can Catapult continue its climb on ‘America’s Got Talent?’

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It is down to the wire for the Kent-based dance troupe Catapult, which learns tonight whether they will continue to the finals of “America’s Got Talent,” or be sent home. The group competed Tuesday in the first semifinal round and must wait until the end of tonight’s performance, which airs on NBC beginning at 9 […] [Read More]
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Blues, Views & BBQ features two days of music in Westport

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You might come for the food or the refreshments, or the mechanical bull. Children will have plenty of places to bounce or smoke out the competition. But for some, Westport’s Blues, Views and BBQ Festival is clearly about the music. This year is no exception with a packed schedule of performers – some local and […] [Read More]

Silhoutette dancers compete on ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinals

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A series of sensational performances on Season 8 of “America’s Got Talent” has brought Catapult Entertainment out of the shadows and into the spotlight. The group is now among two dozen semifinalists, who begin their journey this week for the finals and the $1 million top prize. The group of dancers will be featured during […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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If you’re a warm-weather junkie like me, then you’re probably asking yourself the same question: where did August go? The month is zooming by, meaning that the summer — EEK! — is coming to a precipitous end. But, there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the season’s waning days — concerts, conventions, fairs […] [Read More]
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David Hasselhoff shows support for injured Shelton store clerk

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“Don’t hassle the Hoff” goes the time-honored axiom. A convenience store clerk in Shelton took the saying to heart on Tuesday when he tried to thwart the theft of two ad signs featuring the “Knight Rider” and “Baywatch” star — a valiant attempt that left him critically injured. Police said the 36 year-old clerk, whom […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Judge Judy Sheindlin is highest paid TV star

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Every time Judge Judy Sheindlin bangs her gavel, the sound she’s really hearing is “cha-ching!” Sheindlin, of Greenwich, makes a whopping $47 million per year — almost $129,000 per day of work — to sassily chastise those locked in petty disputes on the daytime show that bears her name. The information comes from TV Guide’s […] [Read More]
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Silhouette dancers get standing ovation for Newtown tribute on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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A team of silhouette dancers launched itself to the top of the “America’s Got Talent” scoreboard last night with a show-stealing performance that paid tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Catapult Entertainment, which performs behind a screen using their bodies to project eye-popping images and stories, honored the victims with […] [Read More]
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‘Hypefest’ taps emerging talent for Stamford hip hop concert

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Pictured: (Above) The Perk Influence and (right) Jahan Nostra are among the artists to perform at HypeFest in Stamford on Saturday, Aug. 24. If you turn your attention to the stage at the Yerwood Center this weekend, you could be looking at “the next big thing in music.” That’s the message from Jesse J. Perkins, […] [Read More]
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