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Bethel exhibit features photographer’s images of Candlewood Lake

“Lake Ablaze (2008)” from “Candlewood Kiss” series by photographer Elisabeth J. Levy. A seasonal sparkler that inspires year-round reflections is the subject to which Elisabeth Levy recently turned her lens. And for the next two weeks visitors can see just what she saw. “Candlewood Kiss: An Alternative View of a Beloved Lake,” will wrap up […] [Read More]
A group gathers to sing Mendelssohn's Elijah with Music on the Hill in summer 2014 in Wilton, Conn.

Music on the Hill begins Summer Sings in Wilton Aug. 4

  Do you only want to leave the summer sounds to the crickets, katydids and tree frogs? If not, Music on the Hill has a program for you. It’s Summer Sings begins in Wilton on Tuesday, running each week, same time, same place through August. Each evening features a different classical work, open to singers […] [Read More]
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From images to sculptures, local artists look at the process of ‘refabrication’

Pictured, Jay Kaplan’s photograph of Sabine Pass, Texas, is among the works that will be on display at the Washington Art Association in Washington Depot, along with the works of two other artists. The show runs through October. The works of three artists will be woven together to create “Re: Fabrications,” at the Washington Art […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, General, Local Talent
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Father-son Rosenthals on stage in Connecticut

The Rosenthals, considered among New England’s finest father/son bluegrass/folk/jazz duo, will be performing in Connecticut twice in the next week. Both events are free and open to the public. Father Phil Rosenthal is known to audiences as the former lead singer of the seminal bluegrass band, The Seldom Scene. He has teamed up with his […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Music, Outdoors

Gathering of the Vibes 2015: Jen Durkin, Vibe Tribe Ambassador, Watches The Vibes Grow Up

When Jen Durkin made her debut at what would eventually be dubbed the Gathering of the Vibes, she performed as a member of a singing group led by Georgia Louis, a Bridgeport voice teacher, which sang gospel covers of Grateful Dead songs. “It was 1996, the first year of the festival, on a Sunday afternoon […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Gathering of the Vibes 2015: Child’s Play

For the Vibe Tribe’s youngest members, it can be hard get a clear view of the stage when there are thousands of adults towering over you. The Main Stage may not be the most welcoming place for the vertically challenged. But there’s no need to throw a temper tantrum; at the Vibes, there is a special […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Hypnotist Spinnato returns to Foxwoods

Imagine how you would react if the guy-stranger sitting next to you in a crowded theater began smelling like a skunk. And instead of the horrific odor dissipating after a few moments, it becomes more and more intense. You can’t bear it any longer; you must escape, even if it means climbing over a heap […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Gathering of the Vibes 2015: Band Together CT

Band Together has always felt at home at the Gathering of the Vibes. For one thing, the festival is right in the neighborhood of the band’s home base of Fairfield County. It’s also an unofficial reunion of Southern Connecticut’s musician community of which Band Together is the spiritual core.   But aside from the geographic […] [Read More]
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