RCD The Nutcracker The Ridgefield Playhouse

‘Tis the weekend for ‘Nutcrackers’ throughout region

Several ballet companies throughout the state will be on their toes this weekend, presenting their versions of the beloved holiday classic, “The Nutcracker,” with a score by Tchaikovsky. For those who
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Cranky kids?

Looking for activities for the kids during vacation week? The Westport Library is offering a film festival during the school vacation day, Saturday, Dec. 26, to Thursday, Dec. 31. The films, free and
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Group concerto

Music for Youth, library host Jan. 9 GBYO Concerto Competition

From left to right: GBSO’s Concerto Competition finalists are Sophia Zhang, Alixon Shively, Clair Lane, Julian Shively, Alvyn Velasquez, Benjamin Crosby. Missing from picture: Bryan Page.
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Brava to Carole Ann Maxwell!

Maestro Eric Jacobsen Update: What was I thinking? My Sunday post failed to mention that the Mendelssohn Choir is spectacular because its director is Carole Ann Maxwell, director of liturgical music
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Connecticut Chamber Choir opens season Jan. 10 in Trumbull

Under the direction of Constance Chase (above), the 38th season of the Connecticut Chamber Choir, “A Season of Poetry in Song,” opens Sunday, Jan. 10, at an afternoon concert in Trumbull. “La
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Fairfielder photographs quiet moments in sports

“Foursome, 2012” at Sharp Park Golf Course, Pacifica, Calif. “Carmel Beach, 2007.” “San Francisco Surfers,” 2012. “Ladders, 1990,” Spectators at the 1990 Open Championship in St. Andrews, Scotland.
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“Sea Santa” at Maritime Aquarium this weekend

THIS JUST IN (no kidding!): “Sea” Santa Dry and Wet! Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 12 & 13 Pose with Santa 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. “Santa Claus poses for photos and accepts Christmas wishes from a Neptune-themed
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Lisa Bagley First Place Member Show 2015

Milford Council searching for artists; show to open Jan. 13

Art work is by Lisa Bagley, “Fis Gorm”, Oil on canvas, First Place winner in Member’s & Resident’s Show, 2015. CALL FOR ARTISTS The Visual Arts Committee of the Milford Arts Council has issued a “Call
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