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Danbury’s Wayne Leiss to be honored by Cultural Alliance

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will honor Wayne J. Leiss at its annual Business Supports the Arts breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Matrix Corporate Center in Danbury. Leiss will be celebrated for his numerous contributions to the local arts scene. A graduate of Immaculate High School in Danbury, Leiss got involved in Ridgefield’s theater scene […] [Read More]
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All are invited to The Great Pumpkin Race in Newtown

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How fast can a pumpkin travel on wheels? How far can it fly through the air? Find out Saturday, Oct. 18, when The Great Pumpkin Race returns to Newtown, behind Edmond Town Hall on Main Street. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those who attend will get to see a bunch of […] [Read More]
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Thousands of slurps have spoken: Chowdafest champs announced

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Of the 30 soups up for accolades, four rose to the top this past weekend. The champs of this year’s Chowdafest, which attracted thousands to Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach during its first year there, include the New England clam chowder from Donovan’s of South Norwalk; Gray Goose of Fairfield’s Manhattan clam chowder; chorizo and shrimp chowder […] [Read More]
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Danny Aiello to talk movies and memoir at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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Danny Aiello will be finding a seat among the fans of his 1996 film “2 Days in the Valley,” when Stamford’s Avon Theatre hosts a screening of the movie and an appearance by its star on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Aiello, who has starred in more than 80 films throughout his more than […] [Read More]
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Martha Stewart to sign copies of ‘One Pot’ at Stew Leonard’s Norwalk

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Martha Stewart attends the Ralph Rucci fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on Sept. 8, 2013 in New York City. She will be in Norwalk signing copies of her book, “One Pot 20+ Easy Meals from Your Skollet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot and More,” on Saturday, Oct. 25, […] [Read More]
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Aretha Franklin is coming to Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena in March

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Aretha Franklin, left, and Clive Davis attend the 92Y Presents Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis In Conversation at the 92nd St. Y on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP) With her latest release, Aretha Franklin has made Billboard history, becoming the first woman and fourth artist to notch 100 career […] [Read More]
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Author’s pictures of the Litchfield Hills now featured in new book, and you can meet the photographer

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Lesley Meyer will sign copies of her  new photography book, “Chasing Beauty in the Litchfield Hills,” on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 3-4 p.m. at House of Books at 10 N. Main St. in Kent.  [Read More]
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Enjoy some laughs with comedian Kathleen Madigan at The Ridgefield Playhouse

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Comedian Kathleen Madigan is returning to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, Oct. 18, for an 8 p.m. show. Her previous appearances have sold out and she is still the only one to go unchallenged by any other comedian in “Last Comic Standing.” Her last hour-long special, “Gone Madigan,” premiered on Showtime. She also won the American Comedy Award and the […] [Read More]
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