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Aretha Franklin is coming to Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena in March

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Aretha Franklin, left, and Clive Davis attend the 92Y Presents Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis In Conversation at the 92nd St. Y on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP) With her latest release, Aretha Franklin has made Billboard history, becoming the first woman and fourth artist to notch 100 career […] [Read More]
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Author’s pictures of the Litchfield Hills now featured in new book, and you can meet the photographer

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Lesley Meyer will sign copies of her  new photography book, “Chasing Beauty in the Litchfield Hills,” on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 3-4 p.m. at House of Books at 10 N. Main St. in Kent.  [Read More]
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Enjoy some laughs with comedian Kathleen Madigan at The Ridgefield Playhouse

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Comedian Kathleen Madigan is returning to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, Oct. 18, for an 8 p.m. show. Her previous appearances have sold out and she is still the only one to go unchallenged by any other comedian in “Last Comic Standing.” Her last hour-long special, “Gone Madigan,” premiered on Showtime. She also won the American Comedy Award and the […] [Read More]
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Last Comix Standing finalists get ready for the big show

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It is down to the final four in the  Comix at Foxwoods “Last Comix Standing,” after a more than two-month competition drew more than 100 of the country’s top comedic talents to the Comix stage. The final round is set for Sunday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. The final four managed to distinguish themselves amid […] [Read More]
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Robert Couturier to sign his new book, ‘Designing Paradises,’ at Privet House in New Preston

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Robert Couturier’s new book, “Designing Paradises,” will be celebrated at a book signing today, Saturday, Oct. 11, at Privet House in New Preston. The author is an acclaimed international interior designer.  In the introduction to his book, he explains his thoughts on interior design. He says, “Homes should reflect the way a homeowner wants to […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Cheese & Wine Festival returns to Lake Waramaug Saturday, Oct. 18

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It’s almost time for the 5th annual Connecticut Cheese and Wine Festival to return to Hopkins Vineyard on Lake Waramaug. This popular artisan food and wine event will be Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Among the local merchants will be Hopkins Vineyard, Jones Winery, Walker Road Vineyard and Sunset Meadow Vineyards. […] [Read More]
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Readings in Danbury will tell story of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student who was brutally attacked

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Shown center front at a rehearsal for “The Laramie Project” readings is Carol Huckabee. Left to right in the center row are Dre Dretzin, Marian DiFabbio, Luchina Fisher and Matt McPartlin. Dean Alexander is in the back, center. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Clapboard Ridge Road will host staged readings of the play “The Laramie Project,” this […] [Read More]
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Danbury band Three Legged Dog opens for Willie Nile at Ridgefield Playhouse show

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Three Legged Dog, a rock-blues-country band from Danbury, will open for Willie Nile on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Three Legged Dog features the combined talents of (left to right) Jesse Lynch, Donnie Pierro, Jon Chapman, Conor Andrews and Dave Savitsky. They offer an original synthesis of American roots, country, blues and jazz […] [Read More]
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