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Remembering bluesman and Easton resident Johnny Winter

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When I arrived at Stamford’s Carriage House Studios in February 2010, it was with little appreciation for the blues. I didn’t share this with Johnny Winter, of course; the guitarist and producer, who was in Stamford recording his first album in seven years, had dedicated his life to performing the expressive musical style. I did, […] [Read More]
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Greenwich singer/actress stars in sci-fi film ‘Dinosaur Experiment’

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For years, Jana Mashonee has been chasing her dreams of becoming a pop star. Now, she’s the one being chased — by dinosaurs. Mashonee, of Greenwich, is the star of “Dinosaur Experiment,” a new low-budget sci-fi adventure thriller that reached the Top 20 most rented Redbox films this week. In her acting debut, the Grammy-nominated […] [Read More]
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New Canaan venue takes a turn for ‘Route 66′ tonight

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Pictured: Jerold Goldstein, Fred Stark and William Squier, the creative team behind the musical “Route 66.” New this year at the Summer Theatre of New Canaan is a series of new works, “Under the Stars,” and the next one up is “Route 66,” a musical romantic comedy that boasts the talent of several local writers […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Southwestern Connecticut Beaches

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Now that summer is here, the urge to get some sun and take cool dip in the water is back and stronger than ever. In other words, the beach is calling. For our next installment of Best of Summer, we’re asking our readers to vote on their favorite sandy venue. If you don’t see your […] [Read More]
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PHOTOS: Bridgeport’s Duece Bug performs at Warped Tour

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  Bridgeport hip hop artist Duece Bug was back on the Vans Warped Tour circuit again this year, performing festival dates throughout the northeast while promoting his group, The Full Blast Movement’s debut LP. Appearing on the Yo! Bring It Back Stage, Duece Bug rocked Scranton, Pa., Mansfield, Mass., Camden, N.J., Wantagh, N.Y. and Hartford. […] [Read More]
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Firefighters in barbecue battle at Fairway Stamford

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The first ones to run into a burning building when everyone else is running out, firefighters are some of the bravest people around. And for that, they have earned my respect and admiration. But after serving me plate after plate of delicious homemade barbecue this Saturday, they’ll have made a supporter for life. Along with […] [Read More]
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‘PreterNatural Selections’ photo exhibit opening in Norwalk

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“PreterNatural Selections: Between the Everyday and the Sublime” — a photography exhibition featuring the work of David Boyajian, Mike Childs, Peter Konsterlie, Dan Lenore, Phil Nelson and Laureen Vellante — opens at Leclerc Contemporary in Norwalk this week. The exhibition, which runs through Sept. 7, opens with a public reception on Thursday, July 17, 6-8 […] [Read More]
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Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Amy Grant performing at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Beginning tomorrow, members of Stamford Center for the Arts, will get a chance to start snapping up those seats for performances by some big-name comics, award-winning singers and high-energy children’s programs. Tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Palace Theatre will go on sale beginning at 11 a.m. for members on Tuesday, while tickets for […] [Read More]
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