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Don Rickles set to perform at Foxwoods

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If you don’t have the time or funds to make it out to Las Vegas next month to see Don Rickles, don’t worry. The 87-year-old entertainer is going to make it easy for you. Rickles, who is scheduled to set up shop at the Orleans Hotel & Casino on March 22 and 23, will be […] [Read More]
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Harlem Globetrotters want you to make the rules for their Bridgeport stop

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Do you wish you could make the rules sometimes? Well, when it comes to the basketball court, you can, at least when it comes to the Harlem Globetrotters. This crew of merrymakers will be making a stop at the Webster Bank Arena on Friday, but before they can even make their first basket, fans can […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s Nest Arts Factory honors poet Amiri Baraka

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The Nest Arts Factory honors the life and legacy of the late poet activist Amiri Baraka with a poetry event on Thursday, Feb. 20, 8-10 p.m. Artist Iyaba Ibo Mandingo will host the celebration of Baraka, which will feature performances by poets Ngoma Osayemi Ifatunmise and Oshunyoyin Alake Ifarike, as well as an open mic […] [Read More]
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Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery opens solo exhibition by painter Jena Thomas

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The colorful, expressive landscapes of painter Jena Thomas will splash up the walls of the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery beginning this weekend. “Shades of Man-Made Summer” opens with a public reception at the gallery, located at 96 Bedford St., Stamford, on Friday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. Deriving from her experience living in […] [Read More]
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Despite the snow, the drinks will flow in Stamford

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Stamford Downtown Special Services District will kick off its Winter Restaurant Weeks with a signature cocktail showcase tonight, Feb. 18, at Hudson Grille, 128 Bedford St., from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bartenders will be shaking and stirring and pouring throughout tonight’s event as they serve up free signature drinks. In all, 15 drink-makers will be […] [Read More]
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Deadline looms for Westport Arts Center’s SOLOS 2014

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A new crop of artists are sought for the SOLOS 2014 exhibition at the Westport Arts Center. But hurry, you only have a few more days to submit that work. The annual show (you can see scenes from previous ones above) is a way for the center to put a spotlight on the talent of […] [Read More]
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‘Emerging Images’ opens at University of Bridgeport gallery

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University of Bridgeport’s Schelfhaudt Gallery opens a new exhibition featuring seven “unconventional” photographers on Tuesday, Feb. 18. A reception will be held at the gallery, located at 84 Iranistan Ave., Bridgeport, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In “The Photo Show: Emerging Images,” seven photographers — Jeff Becker, Miggs Burroughs, Eric Fennell, Linda Lindroth, Sven Martson, […] [Read More]
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Stamford Symphony’s next concerts to feature ‘Scheherazade’

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When it came to cliffhangers, Scheherazade had the market cornered. AsĀ  queen to a sultan that had no qualms marrying a new wife one day and beheading her the next, it was Scheherazade’s ability to tell stories, wisely holding back the ending until the next evening, that saved her life and gave the Sultan an […] [Read More]
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