Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Get ready to have your fill of entertainment on this weekend before Thanksgiving, from the balloons hovering over Stamford to the sounds of Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky lingering in Woolsey Hall. And that’s just the start. Indeed, the giant helium balloons that draw hundreds of thousands to the UBS Parade Spectacular are back again this year […] [Read More]
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Things to do in Downtown Stamford to make your Parade day even more spectacular

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Will you be one of the 100,000-plus people crowding the sidewalks of Downtown Stamford for the 20th Annual UBS Parade Spectacular this Sunday? After your done admiring the colorful cavalcade of helium balloons, marching bands, celebrities, performance artists and¬†costumed characters (including the Big Red Bearded One himself, Santa Claus) why not get out of the […] [Read More]
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‘Elf’ to get holiday screening at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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To get you feeling all jolly and warm inside, Stamford’s Avon Theatre is hosting a FREE morning screening of the Will Ferrel comedy “Elf”¬† on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10:30 a.m. The Jon Favreau-directed fish-out-of-water tale stars Ferrel as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus (Edward Asner). When […] [Read More]
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Arcade Fire on arena tour dress code: ‘It’s super not mandatory’

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After eliciting negative reactions to their to their request that fans “wear formal attire or costume” to their upcoming arena tour — including a March 18 stop in Bridgeport — Arcade Fire are telling everyone: “please relax.” “It’s super not mandatory,” the band wrote on their Facebook page. “It just makes for a more fun […] [Read More]
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Shop in Peace at the Firing Circuits building in Norwalk

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Does Black Friday give you a panic attack? If so, avoid the mall and head over to the Firing Circuits building in Norwalk for Shop in Peace, a sale and open studios event taking place on the last two weekends of November. The event kicks off each weekend with a reception on Friday, Nov. 22 […] [Read More]
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Videos: Elton John plays Bridgeport

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Relive the Nov. 8 Elton John concert at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena with a few fan-shot videos. Also, check out our slideshow from the concert. [Read More]
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In Wilton, actor John O’Hurley will reveal “The Perfect Dog”

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Days before you can hear and see actor John O’Hurley as host of the televised 12th annual “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina,” you can meet him when he visits the Wilton Library on Monday, Nov. 25. O’Hurley, known to many as J. Peterman of “Seinfeld,” is also an author, which is what brings […] [Read More]
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Darien actress is one of Vince Vaughn’s 533 kids in ‘Delivery Man’

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Karen Summerton couldn’t have asked for a better birthday present. Last October, the actress/comedian and Darien native got the call that she would be playing one of 533 kids fathered by Vince Vaughn’s character in “The Delivery Man,” out in theaters Friday, Nov. 22. “I remember getting the notification that I got the part right […] [Read More]
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