John LaBarca hosts popular ‘House Party’ of Italian tunes Oct. 14

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For years, radio personality John LaBarca, right, has presented a showcase of Italian song, stories and remembrances during his “Italian House Party.” On Monday, Oct. 14, he will recreate that showcase of song and sentiment during his tribute to “The Legends of Italian Song,” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, One Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, N.Y. He […] [Read More]

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

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Apparently Oct. 12 is International Moment of Frustration Day and, as part of its observance, people from around the world are encouraged to go outdoors and scream at an allotted time for 30 seconds. You could spent part of your weekend doing that, or you could put your time toward planning some fun activities. I […] [Read More]
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Street artist’s flower murals blooming on Greenwich Avenue

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If you’re strolling down Greenwich Avenue this week, make sure to keep a look out for the large-scale flower murals blooming at the bottom of the boutique-lined street. Street artist Michael DeFeo has been busy emblazoning his trademark flower images on two Avenue sites — the exposed brick wall of 409 Greenwich Avenue and the […] [Read More]
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Skrillex to headline first-ever EDM show at Capitol Theatre

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EDM heads, get your credit cards out right now. The crown prince of bass drops Skrillex is set to headline the first-ever EDM show at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y. (just a few feet blocks from the Metro North train station) on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Bro Safari and Valentino Kahn will open. Tickets, […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Chris Webby plays Black Friday concert in New Haven

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Chris Webby has played Toad’s Place on Black Friday for three years running, which by this point makes it an annual tradition akin to Thanksgiving. That’s if you pair beats and blunt smoke with your turkey and mashed potatoes. The Norwalk-raised rapper performs at the New Haven venue on Friday, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Local musicians Cyndi Lauper, Chic’s Nile Rodgers up for Songwriters Hall of Fame induction

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When the final votes are in, two Connecticut residents may be among the Songwriters Hall of Fame 2014 inductees. The organization made the announcement today of 2014 nominees, listing 30 individuals who are up for the honor. Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper is in the group, as well as Chic’s Nile Rodgers, who lives in Westport. Lauper […] [Read More]
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Stamford resident and ‘God MC’ Rakim announces new LP

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For all the local hip hop heads out there, you may not have known this, but Rakim, otherwise known as the God MC, is a longtime Stamford resident. That’s right: the man behind “Paid In Full” (the legendary LP recorded with fellow Golden Age icon Eric B.) supposedly resides in a home just down the road […] [Read More]
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Tarrytown Music Hall to screen cult flick ‘Phantom of The Paradise’

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I cannot believe I did not know about this work, but I plan to remedy that situation nearly immediately. The movie will be at the Tarrytown Music Hall on Oct. 16. Tickets are on sale now. Let me know about other movies that capture the spirit of this Halloween season. I’d love to share the […] [Read More]
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