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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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Best of Fall: Pumpkin Picking in Southwestern Connecticut

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It’s just about time to pick out the perfect pumpkin for your Halloween Jack-O-Lantern. We want to know which spot in Southwestern Connecticut has the best selection. For this week’s installment of best of fall, we’re asking readers where you go when you’re in need of a pumpkin. Vote here for the best local pumpkin […] [Read More]
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Diabetes diagnosis shocks filmmaker; inspires ‘Carb-Loaded’ documentary; screening set for Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Bethel

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Bethel filmmaker Lathe Poland is seen above in the cereal aisle of a supermarket. His documentary, “Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat,” will be shown at Bethel Cinema on Wednesday, Oct. 15. About four years ago, Poland went to the doctor for a routine checkup. He was trim and seemingly healthy at the time, but […] [Read More]
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Fall for new art this weekend in Greenwich

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If the Columbus Day holiday weekend has you thinking about exploration, the Bruce Museum will be bringing the discoveries to you. The 33rd annual Outdoor Arts Festival will arrive on the museum’s grounds on Saturday, Oct. 11, and stick around the next day to give treasure hunters a chance to snap up the goods. Nearly […] [Read More]
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