Stamford’s Avon Theatre targets young professionals in new ad

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Are you a young professional living in Stamford? Looking to escape your apartment? Not sure where to get your cultural fix? The Avon Theatre could be your new refuge. Stamford’s downtown art house recently released a new commercial geared toward 20- and 30-somethings who may be looking for a nightlife alternative to the bar scene […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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We are not even into the throes of the super-packed weekends of November and December, and the number of events and activities scheduled for the weekend, and beyond, is nearly overwhelming. I don’t envy you in having to make some tough choices, but as a way of leading you in the right direction, here’s a […] [Read More]

Wall Street ‘Charging Bull’ sculptor signs on with Stamford gallery

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For more than 20 years, the hulking bronze “Charging Bull” sculpture has stood mightily at the center of New York City’s financial district. Now, Wall Street is coming to Connecticut. Arturo Di Modica, the artist behind the 7,000-pound metallic statue, recently accepted representation by Stamford’s own Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery — his first with a […] [Read More]
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Deadline looms for Curtain Call’s American Harmony Prize contest

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Aspiring lyricists, librettists and composers may want to take this weekend to put the final touches on any musicals they have cooking, given there are just days left in the American Harmony Prize competition sponsored by Stamford’s Curtain Call theater company. Every year, for the past six, a prize has been given to a musical that […] [Read More]

Fright on! A guide to area Halloween parties and attractions

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In just a few short weeks, ghouls and goblins, zombies and vampires (and maybe even a few Miley Cyrus clones) will invade the streets of our towns and cities. But don’t go running for the hills just yet — these creatures are only here to party. The year’s most fun and frightful holiday — Halloween, […] [Read More]
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If you like soup, you will love this contest launched by Chowdafest

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As Chowdafest heads into its sixth year, fans of the culinary competition have a chance to let their taste buds do the talking before and during the show, with the launch of the new initiative ChowdaQuest. “Last year was great, and we caught the attention of so many more restaurants and chefs,” said Jim Keenan, […] [Read More]
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Eat For Equity Stamford celebrates one-year anniversary

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After feeding 400-plus people, raising more than $7,000 for myriad nonprofit organizations and serving a slew of wholesome, delicious dishes (vegan chili, anyone?), Eat For Equity Stamford is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month. The group is marking the occasion with a pop-up style dinner at 117 Woodbury Ave., Stamford on Saturday, Oct. 19, 7-10 […] [Read More]
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Westport women ‘Rock’ at benefit fashion show

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A cadre of Westport women will rock fresh fashions for a good cause at the Westport Woman’s Club on Friday, Oct. 18, 7-9 p.m. Admission is $20. “Westport Women Rock & Shop” will see a bevy of influential Westport women take to the runway in clothing and accessories by Fairfield designer Lauren DiNardo. “To rock […] [Read More]
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