Get your 99th Big E details here; runs Sept. 18-Oct. 4

The Big E, in West Springfield, Mass., is a tradition with many Connecticut residents, as well as those throughout New England and along the East Coast. Last year, the Big E broke all records for the
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Waterbury Palace postpones ‘Rock the Dock’

THIS JUST IN WATERBURY – The Waterbury Palace Theater’s “Rock the Dock” outdoor concert scheduled to take place this Friday, Aug. 21, on the venue’s loading dock is being postponed. A rescheduled date
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In Milford, one diva is just not enough

The Milford Arts Council’s Nite Spot Nights will kick off with “The Dozen Divas,” starring Dorothy Bishop, pictured. Thanks to on-stage costume changes and what is promised to be a “mind-boggling”
Bestselling author Anita Diamant will visit the Harry Bennett Branch of The Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015  at 7 p.m. She will discuss her latest work, "The Boston Girl."

Author Anita Diamant visits Stamford with a tale to tell

Stamford’s Ferguson Library will welcome best-selling author Anita Diamant on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at its Harry Bennett Branch, 115 Vine Road, to talk about her book, “The Boston Girl.” In it, Diamant
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One of the three newest members to the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit dives under the water during the first public appearance at the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit in Stonington, Conn., Tuesday April 22, 2014. Three penguin chicks hatched in late January as part of the Species Survival Program and have been cared for by their parents and staff trainers, according to The Day. (AP Photo/The Day, Tim Cook) MANDATORY CREDIT

Mystic Aquarium makes Monday last a little bit longer in August

Summer days may be slipping away, but summer nights, at least on Mondays at Mystic Aquarium, are still going strong. The aquarium is staying open later on Mondays during August to allow guest to see
Tim Currie’s Motown Band will perform in an outdoor concert on the terrace of the Aldrich Contempoary Museum of Art in Ridgefield, Conn., on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, as part of its First Friday event.

Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum plans Labor Day weekend bash with music, art and goodies

Kick back on Labor Day weekend with some cocktails, music and art when the Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art in Ridgefield hosts a “supersized” First Friday event, which also will feature a chance to
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Final ‘Summer Soiree’ concert with Beyer at Pequot Library

Above, left, is pianist Alex Beyer, following a private Fairfield concert earlier this year. Raising funds for the nonprofit independent Pequot Library for its more than 450 annual free programs is a
The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony includes, seated from left, David Creswell, viola; Susan Rotholz, flute; Diane Lesser, oboe; Andrew Gordon, piano; Standing from left, Krystof Witek, violin; Peter Reit, French horn; Edita Orlinyte, violin; Philip Bashor, clarinet; Mark Davies, bassoon; and Daniel Miller, cello.(Missing from photo: Susan Hytken Metcalf, violin.) Katheen Di Giovanna/Contributed photo

Greenwich Symphony’s Chamber Players plans a 2015-26 season rich in sound, style and solos

France flavors the first foray into the new season for the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony. On Oct. 11 and 12, the group will salute French composers in the aptly named program, “Vive La