Johnny Winter to appear at Johnny’s Records in Darien

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Johnny is coming to Johnny’s. Blues master and Easton resident Johnny Winter will sign autographs at the local record store, located at 45 Tokeneke Road in Darien, on Sunday, Nov. 10, 5-6 p.m. Winter will hand out his signature to fans who purchase his latest album, “Roots.” Recorded at Carriage House Studios in Stamford, the […] [Read More]
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Pitbull bounces in for a performance at Foxwoods in December

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Connecticut is set to get a visit from “Mr. Worldwide” when Pitbull performs at the Foxwoods Resort Casino on Dec. 27, according to a recent announcement from the resort casino. It has been about 10 years since Pitbull first appeared on Lil Jon’s album “Kings of Crunk,” a breakthrough for the Latin hip-hop artist, who […] [Read More]
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Greenwich salon owner goes global on L’Oréal World Tour

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As his clients can attest, Becker Chicaiza can do wonders with a pair of scissors. But they’re not the only ones who think so. The Greenwich salon owner was recently chosen by L’Oréal to be one of select group of hairdressers to participate in the company’s Professionnel’s World Tour in Barcelona. “It was very inspirational […] [Read More]
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MGMT return to Connecticut for fall concert

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Wesylan University-bred psychedelic rock band MGMT return to Connecticut for a performance at The Dome at Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which cost $25, go on sale Friday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. via Live Nation. Kuroma will open. Founded by Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden during the […] [Read More]
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A year after Superstorm Sandy, Ellis Island reopens to visitors

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It’s been a tough year for the Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island and Ellis Island. Nearly a year ago, Superstorm Sandy’s storm swell covered 75 percent of Liberty Island and all of Ellis Island. In addition to the flooding, the storm damaged infrastructure on both islands, forcing their closure to visitors. Then came the government […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Spooks and kooks will be out in full force this weekend, the last before Halloween arrives, providing thrills and chills throughout the area. For those who are not in for a great scare, there is trick or treating at Heckscher Farm in Stamford, Howl-O-Ween in Bridgeport, Halloween on the Green in Danbury, the Enchanted Castle and […] [Read More]

See Spiderman in person and Superman on screen in Norwalk

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It’s going to be superhero Saturday at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Marvel Comics is sending its officially licensed Spider-Man character to meet Aquarium visitors and pose for photos, and the Superman movie ““Man of Steel” is playing for one final weekend on the Aquarium’s six-story IMAX screen on Saturday, Oct. 26. Kids are encouraged […] [Read More]
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State troubadour Kristen Graves to play Fairfield University

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Between her humanitarian work at a children’s home in Mexico, her guitar camp at a Native American reservation in South Dakota and her duties as the Connecticut state troubadour, Kristen Graves covers a lot of ground. But even with her busy schedule, the Fairfield resident still makes time to play in her own backyard. The […] [Read More]
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