City Lights reception Thursday for members’ show; public invited

City Lights Gallery will open its annual Member’s Exhibit Thursday, Aug. 27, at the gallery from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The show, featuring a range of media, will be on view through Sept. 23. The event is
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Comedian Colin Quinn, formerly of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ brings one-man show to Ridgefield Playhouse

Colin Quinn,  who formerly starred on “Saturday Night Live”  and Comedy Central, is bringing his new one-man show to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, Sept. 10. It’s based on his New York Times
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WWE superstar John Cena celebrates winning the US title at WrestleMania 31 on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. WrestleMania broke the Levi’s Stadium attendance record at 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 40 countries. He has hit the milestone of 500 wishes granted for the Make-A-Wish foundation. (Don Feria/AP Images for WWE)

WWE’s John Cena, at 500 wishes and counting, earns accolades from Make-A-Wish

When Rocco, an 8-year-old from Queens, N.Y., battling leukemia meets up with John Cena today, the WWE Superstar will have attained an admirable milestone – 500 wishes in the service of Make-A-Wish.
Choral Society Rehearsal

Greenwich Choral Society seeks singers for new season

In its 91st year, the Greenwich Choral Society is looking to expand its ranks. Singers who are interested are asked to schedule an audition, which will be held at the First Congregational Church in
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99th Big E: this year’s list of ‘new foods’ announced

Food, food and more food seems to be a highlight for many at The Big E, this year running from Sept. 18 to Oct. 4 in West Springfield, Mass. Beyond the signature Big E Cream Puff, above, there will be
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Five years in the making: Wadsworth plans grand reopening

ABOVE IS Artemisia Gentileschi’s “Self-Portrait as a Lute Player,” 1616-18, oil on canvas, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Charles H. Schwartz Endowment Fund. Hartford’s Wadsworth Atheneum, the
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St. Jude Italian festival in Monroe celebrates 25th anniversary

How does one of the most popular Italian festivals in the area celebrate its 25th anniversary? With lots of “great Italian food, rides, games and live entertainment,” said Peter Lucia, spokesman for
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Memorial service Sunday 8/23 for dancer, drag performer Sassie Saltimboca

Drew Mancuso/Sassie Saltimboca is shown above as Drosselmeyer from a New England Ballet Co. production of the “Nutcracker.” The following is the complete statement from the Bridgeport-based New
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