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50 Things To Do in Connecticut this weekend

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Connecticut has plenty of events, and here are 50 that you may want to check out — with one caveat. Given the snow that is set to fall, it’s probably best to call or check websites before heading out the door. [Read More]
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Dustin Hoffman, François Girard to film new movie at Fairfield University

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Actor Dustin Hoffman is coming to Fairfield University in March to shoot scenes for a new independent film directed by François Girard (“The Red Violin”), according to the Connecticut Film Office. Prior to filming, Hoffman and Girard will be visit Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts to talk about the film, “Boychoir,” […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Blue Sky Studios wraps production on ‘Rio 2′

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The animation wizards at Greenwich’s Blue Sky Studios are back with a sequel to “Rio 2,” which is set for an April 11 release in the United States. “Rio 2,” Blue Sky’s first film to have a sequel outside of their existing “Ice Age” franchise, features the returning voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, will.i.am, […] [Read More]
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Westport Arts Center announces new education team

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Anyone who has ever made a three-dimensional instrument, composed a fantasy musical score, enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour or enjoyed a beverage while taking paintbrush to canvas has been a part of the education program at Westport Arts Center. And, though the center is closed today because of the weather – which has prompted a cancellation […] [Read More]
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Franklin Street Works postpones tonight’s talk on ‘Missed Connections’

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There is no need to bundle up and make your way to Franklin Street Works tonight if you had hoped to catch artist Ingrid Burrington talk about her “Missed Connections” project. Organizers have pushed the event to Feb. 20, because of the nor’easter that has made a visit to our area. The evening, which begins […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s Michael Jai White starring in ‘Fast & Furious 7′

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Bridgeport native and action star Michael Jai White is the latest name to be added to the cast of “Fast and Furious 7,” which also features longtime franchise stars the late Paul Walker and Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Jason Stratham, Ludacris and Michelle Rodriguez. White is set to play the role of Dorian […] [Read More]
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Bethel, Stamford, Darien and Wilton restaurant weeks boast tasty deals

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Several area communities have been or will be celebrating restaurant weeks, which typically feature special or discounted menus for the duration of the event. Here’s the list: Darien Restaurant week has been extended. It will run through Thursday, Feb. 13. You can get more information here. Stamford’s Winter Restaurant Weeks will run Feb. 17 to […] [Read More]
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New Canaan’s Allison Williams makes AskMen’s ‘Most Desirable Women’ list

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“Girls” star and New Canaan native Allison Williams has made Ask Men’s “Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2014″ list. The 25-year-old actress landed at No. 54, placing ahead of actress Kristen Bell (No. 55) and behind Victoria’s Secret model Candice Swanepoel (No. 53). “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke topped the list, followed by […] [Read More]
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