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KC and The Sunshine Band gets down in Stamford

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Standing bright-eyed in front of a crowd of several thousand people at the opening night of Alive@Five Thursday, Harry Wayne “KC” Casey reflected on how much things have changed since KC & The Sunshine Band exploded onto the charts. One obvious thing: the band leader isn’t as young as he used to be. “I’m 63 years […] [Read More]
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Roz Chast brings a whole lot of something, and nothing, to the Bruce Museum

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American cartoonist Roz Chast will soon have an exhibition all to her own, when the Bruce Museum presents “Being, Nothingness and Much, Much More: Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker.” Chast, who has gained numerous fans over the years for her cartoons and covers for the “New Yorker,” will have about 30 works in this […] [Read More]
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‘Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop’ author in Washington

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Want to meet the author of your next favorite beach read? Mary Simses, author of  “Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Café,” will be on hand for a book signing at Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington on Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. The book centers on high-powered Manhattan attorney Ellen Branford, who sets out to fulfill her […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Lobster rolls

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If you’ve been following our Best of Summer series, you know Southwestern Connecticut does many dishes well. But nothing compares to the region’s warm, buttery lobster rolls — a signature summer snack. In fact, the Connecticut lobster roll is believed to have been born in 1927 at Perry’s Restaurant in Milford. And today, there are no […] [Read More]
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‘Pork in the Park’ returns to Stamford’s Mill River Park

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After a successful first run last year, Stamford’s “Pork in the Park” barbecue festival will be returning to Mill River Park Saturday and Sunday, with the heat centered along Washington Boulevard and West Broad Street. (You can see some of the 2013 event Some of this year’s features include the crowing of the state barbecue […] [Read More]
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Fairfield’s The Silent Scene is ReverbNation ‘Featured Artist’

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The Silent Scene took a blow last month when they were disqualified from a VH1 contest because of age restrictions. This is a new month, however, and the Fairfield indie dance band is celebrating the news that they are this week’s top Featured Artist on ReverbNation. The band secured the honor after their debut hit […] [Read More]
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‘Clerks,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ stars coming to Bridgeport comics convention

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ComiCONN — Connecticut’s answer to San Diego Comic-Con and New York Comic Con — returns this year with a stacked guest list, including the stars of “Clerks,” “Star Wars,” “X-Men,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and more. Nicholas Brendon, who starred as Xander on “Buffy,” will be on hand, as will “Clerks” and “Chasing Amy” star […] [Read More]
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Bernie Williams, Billy Ocean added to fall schedule at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Bernie Williams, Gino Vannelli, Billy Ocean and Al Jarreau are set to play Stamford’s Palace Theatre this fall, V2 Concert Promotion has announced. Williams and Vannelli will share the bill on Friday, Sept. 19, while Ocean will play on Friday, Oct. 10 and Jarreau will stop in for a performance on Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets […] [Read More]
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