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High-end art/craft show and sale returns to Ridgefield

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ARTique 2014, a high-end art/craft show and sale, returns to St. Stephen’s Church North Hall in Ridgefield this week. The church is at 351 Main St. and there will be an artists’ reception on opening night, Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The show and sale continue Nov. 21-22, from 10 to 5 p.m.  Admission […] [Read More]
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‘Harry the Heron’ takes flight in Rowayton

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When it comes to educating students about urban ecology, the Norwalk Land Trust has a new tool, thanks to artist Pamela Park Proctor. This Rowayton-based product designer recently created a larger-than-life model of a great blue heron (see photo above) that she has named “Harry the Heron.” Constructed of papier-mache, the model is designed to […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, General, Local Talent
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Cookie Thomas to deliver some songs among the stacks

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Pictured, Richard ” Cookie” Thomas and Friends perform during the Jazz Up July concert series at Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., July 25, 2012. Thomas is back performing at the Norwalk (Conn.) Library on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, as part of its musical series. File photo The Norwalk Library will present a series of Musical […] [Read More]
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Duo promises merriment, melodies in Westport performance

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Music and comedy will converge when Westport’s Voices Cafe welcomes singers and songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White (pictured) to its stage. Since 2008, these longtime performers have been entertaining audiences with their musical comedy routine, which is suitable for all ages. They will perform on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Unitarian Church, which hosts […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Music
Second Stage Theatre Presents: "I See You Made An Effort" Based On The Book By Annabelle Gurwitch

Annabelle Gurwitch to share tales of ‘the edge’ in Greenwich

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Feeling down about the passage of years? Comedian and best-selling author Annabelle Gurwitch will be in Greenwich on Wednesday, Nov. 19, thanks to the JCC Greenwich, to commiserate and perhaps add a few more laugh lines. She is set to speak about her latest collection of essays, “I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities […] [Read More]
Categories: Books, Comedy, Event

Taylor Swift spotted in North Haven (w/video)

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These days, Taylor Swift seems to be everywhere. On Thursday, a couple of Quinnipiac University students received the surprise of a lifetime when the singer stopped by a North Haven Starbucks. Kathleen Barry and Nicole Giuliani got to meet Swift and she posed with them for a photo. Two of our students found an unexpected […] [Read More]
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Beer festival coming to Webster Bank Arena

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The Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport will hold its first beer festival on Dec. 13. There will be more than 50 local, national, and international breweries at the festival. At the event, called BEER-CONN, people pay-one-price to spend the afternoon or evening trying some new beers from their favorite local breweries as well as beers […] [Read More]
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Jim Filgate (George Harrison in The CAST of Beatlemania) and friends to perform in Alzheimer’s fundraiser Nov. 21

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“An Evening with Jim Filgate & Friends”is set for Friday, Nov. 21, at New Morning Market in Woodbury. The concert will feature a retrospective of songs and artists that have influenced Filgate’s musical career, including The Beatles, James Taylor, Crosby Stills & Nash, The Everly Brothers, and others. Filgate, who grew up in Ridgefield, is […] [Read More]
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