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‘Annie Get Your Gun’ on stage in Bethlehem

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“Annie Get Your Gun” is on stage in Bethlehem this weekend and next, presented by Clay & Wattles Theater Company. The show’s set, seen above, was designed by Woodbury artist Matt Wood, a master muralist. His design features Western motifs and a portrait of Sitting Bull, who was a friend of Annie Oakley’s and performed […] [Read More]
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‘Home Is Where The Art Is’ exhibit at Stratford’s FTS Gallery

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The in-house tattoo artists from Stratford’s FTS will be displaying their latest artwork in an exhibition, “Home is Where The Art Is,” at the gallery starting this week. The exhibition, which ranges from 3D installations and skateboards to wood burnings and oil paintings, opens with a public reception on Saturday, Aug. 9, 6 p.m.-midnight. As […] [Read More]
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Greenwich exhibition takes a dip into summer’s scene

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After a day at the beach, why not check out some art inspired by the scenes of summer? Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery will host an opening reception Thursday night for its latest show, “Just Add Water,” which features work by artists represented by the gallery as well as some special guests. Among the artists are […] [Read More]
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Tito Puente, Jr. headlining Norwalk Oyster Festival

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The Norwalk Oyster Festival is already getting a taste of hard rock and 90s grunge. Now, it’s adding a little Latin flavor as Tito Puente, Jr. has been named the festival’s third and final headliner. Puente, Jr., the son of legendary mambo musician Tito Puente, will perform on Sunday, Sept. 7. The 43-year-old bandleader pays tribute […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Italian Ice in Southwestern Connecticut

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Our next installment of ‘Best of Summer’ focuses on a cold summer treat that comes straight from southern Europe: Italian ice. For our next installment of Best of Summer, we’re asking our readers to vote on their favorite place to get Italian Ice in Southwestern Connecticut. If you don’t see your favorite place listed in […] [Read More]
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Whaleship Charles W. Morgan is bound for home

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During the past three months, the Charles W. Morgan has pulled into numerous ports up and down the Northeast coast, but this week it is headed home. The last wooden whaleship in the world, at the tail end of its 38th voyage, is set to dock at Mystic Seaport’s Chubb’s Wharf on Aug. 6, when […] [Read More]
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Mark Twain House to add some chill to summer’s sizzle

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Months ahead of the traditional season of chills, the Mark Twain House will offer two days of ghost tours this month to give visitors a chance to learn more about the site’s more mysterious history. This historic homestead has already been investigated by a number of paranormal researchers, the results of which will be shared […] [Read More]
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‘Pour Tour’ finale at Stratford’s Two Roads Brewery

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Eight months ago, Todd Ruggere embarked on a pub crawl across Connecticut, having a beer in each of the state’s 169 towns to raise money for cancer research. Now, the 40-year-old from Massachusetts resident is coming to his last stop — Stratford’s Two Roads Brewing Company. The brewery will host an “End of the Road Party” […] [Read More]
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