Beyoncé keeps the beat with Weitzman-adorned feet

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Don’t go looking for any glass slippers on the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. But one is likely to find plenty of bejeweled pumps and military-inspired boots on the feet of pop’s reigning queen. Beyoncé, who launched The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour Monday in Belgrade, Serbia, revealed a steady stream of Stuart Weitzman-designed creations, […] [Read More]
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Honoring vinyl: Connecticut retailers celebrate Record Store Day

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If you plan on stopping by your local record store on Saturday, leave your iPhones, iPods and MP3 players at home. That’s because the new music being released that day is all about the grooves — namely, the ones etched in glossy vinyl records. Connecticut retailers will once again celebrate Record Store Day, a national […] [Read More]
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Fairfield’s Kristin Errett to perform in Bridgeport, release debut LP

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For Kristin Errett, leaving school to pursue a music career wasn’t exactly the easiest decision: she grappled with self-doubt, hesitation, anxiety. But they were feelings she ultimately overcame. That “journey of growing and getting past my fears” is, in part, the driving force behind ”Confessions of a Songbird,” Errett’s debut LP due out May 21. “You […] [Read More]
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‘Be(come)’ a collector at Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery

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If you’re on an average income, chances are you’ve shied away from the high-priced hobby of art acquisition. But in reality, you don’t need to make six or seven figures to start a collection. You just need to know where to look. The Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery will host a sale of discounted artwork at […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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We got a little taste of spring (and even summer!) weather this week, and barring today’s drizzly gloom, the sunshine should continue throughout the weekend. So, no need to stay cooped up indoors — get out there and enjoy some of the weekend’s diversions, including concerts, plays, art exhibitions and more. Hear genre-defying cellist Matt […] [Read More]
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Jackie Robinson biopic ‘42’ opens at local theaters

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In his Major League Baseball career, Jackie Robinson generated excitement for his aggressive base running, outstanding defense and solid hitting. But his legacy goes far beyond statistics: the first black man to play MLB in the modern era, Robinson brought to an end 60 years of segregation in professional baseball. Robinson’s efforts to crack the […] [Read More]
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Stratford’s Mates of State touring with Postal Service

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Stratford indie pop stars — and spouses — Mates of State will open for Postal Service on several dates on the latter band’s current reunion tour. Mates of State — keyboardist/vocalist Kori Gardner and drummer/vocalist Jason Hammel — will join Postal Service for their performances at Air Canada Centre in Toronto on June 11, Bank […] [Read More]
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‘Afghan Girl’ photographer Steve McCurry with Greenwich exhibit

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Cavalier Galleries in Greenwich opens an exhibition of photographs by world famous photojournalist Steve McCurry — best known for his ‘Afghan Girl’ image — on Friday, April 12. McCurry will be on hand for a public reception on Thursday, April 18, 6-8 p.m. Launching his career capturing photographs of the pre-Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in […] [Read More]
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