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Best of the Super Bowl: Wings

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UPDATE: And the winner is….Archie Moore’s! With the Connecticut Wing Fest coming up this weekend–and, of course, the Super Bowl on February 1st–you may have wings on the mind. So who in southwestern Connecticut serves up the best chicken wings on game day–or any day? For this installment of “Best Of,” we want to know […] [Read More]
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Exhibit ponders intimate spaces at Drawing Room Gallery in Greenwich

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Above, Christopher Gallego of Woodstock, N.Y., whose “Kitchen,” a charcoal and graphite on paper, is pictured, is among four artists whose work is featured in “Inspection: Poetics of Space.” The exhibition will open with a reception on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in the Cos Cob […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, General, Local Talent
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Music to flow at ‘Speakeasy’ and funds to grow for Kennedy Center

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Above, Betina Hershey, Nick Russo and Dan Martin, members of the Dan Martin Sextet, are set to perform at the Kennedy Center Children’s Services benefit, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, Conn. The evening’s theme is the 1920s jazz era. Contributed photo The jazz age makes a return Saturday, Feb. 7, […] [Read More]
Categories: Dance, Event, General, Music
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Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

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Above, The Beach Boys performs on stage during Alive@Five in Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a sponsor of the event. Jason Rearick/Staff photo Winter has the area in its strong grip, but Stamford Downtown is already thinking about summer and its signature music series, which […] [Read More]

Joan Rivers appears on Donald Trump’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ tonight

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One of Joan Rivers’ last taped appearances before her death in September was as an adviser on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ with Donald Trump. The episode airs tonight on NBC. According to the Daily News, “Trump told TV writers at the TCA press tour, ‘We had to decide what to do with the footage. So we made […] [Read More]
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Local students can see “Selma” for free this weekend

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Local students in the 7th, 8th and 9th grades can score free tickets to see the new movie “Selma” this weekend. By showing their student id or report cards at box offices listed below, students will receive a free ticket, while supplies last, to see the movie from January 16 to January 19.   “Selma” […] [Read More]
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Danbury photographer’s new exhibit — ‘Dreamless, Unalive, Perfect’ — on view at The Gallery at Still River Editions

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A new photography show has opened at The Gallery at Still River Editions in Danbury. It’s called “Dreamless, Unalive, Perfect: Photographs by William Frucht.” The exhibit features 12 black-and-white landscape images which were shot entirely on film. Frucht, who lives in Danbury and printed them himself, finds beauty in the decay of manmade objects and their […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum honors penguins on their day of celebration

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In honor of Penguin Awareness Day, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich will be honoring the flightless birds with a science lecture and demonstration on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The museum’s curator of science, Daniel Ksepka, pictured at right, has expert knowledge on the subject. He will discuss penguins and their 60-million-year evolutionary history. Folks from MakerBot […] [Read More]