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Stamford’s Avon Theatre plans an evening for the birds

Above, brown pelicans fly over the waters off the California coast in a scene from “Pelican Dreams,” a documentary that will be shown Feb. 4, 2015, at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, Conn. Contributed
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One of its own: Ferguson Library presents ‘Meet the Author’ with Jennifer Cipri

Readers may recognize glimpses of Stamford in Jennifer Cipri’s debut novel, but the story itself holds far more secrets that it reveals – some of which she may offer up during a talk scheduled Jan. 22
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Best of the Super Bowl: Wings

UPDATE: And the winner is….Archie Moore’s! With the Connecticut Wing Fest coming up this weekend–and, of course, the Super Bowl on February 1st–you may have wings on the mind. So who in southwestern
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Exhibit ponders intimate spaces at Drawing Room Gallery in Greenwich

Above, Christopher Gallego of Woodstock, N.Y., whose “Kitchen,” a charcoal and graphite on paper, is pictured, is among four artists whose work is featured in “Inspection: Poetics of Space.” The
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Music to flow at ‘Speakeasy’ and funds to grow for Kennedy Center

Above, Betina Hershey, Nick Russo and Dan Martin, members of the Dan Martin Sextet, are set to perform at the Kennedy Center Children’s Services benefit, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Trumbull
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Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

Above, The Beach Boys performs on stage during Alive@Five in Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a sponsor of the event. Jason Rearick/Staff

Joan Rivers appears on Donald Trump’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ tonight

One of Joan Rivers’ last taped appearances before her death in September was as an adviser on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ with Donald Trump. The episode airs tonight on NBC. According to the Daily News,
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Local students can see “Selma” for free this weekend

Local students in the 7th, 8th and 9th grades can score free tickets to see the new movie “Selma” this weekend. By showing their student id or report cards at box offices listed below, students will
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