Eric Clapton, Green Day pack Mohegan Sun

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Eric Clapton and Green Day both performed at Mohegan Sun Arena this weekend, drawing sold out crowds — and a few celebrities — to the Connecticut venue. Renee Zellweger was at Clapton’s show, as she dates Clapton’s guitarist Doyle Bramhall II. The members of Green Day — Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Film fans will be treated to two festivals in Connecticut this weekend, with one focused on shorts and the other on the Jewish experience. The Brookfield Film Festival will bring a program of international shorts to the Edmond Town Hall in Newtown from Friday to Sunday, while the Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest delivers […] [Read More]
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Dan Aykroyd to get into the spirit in Norwalk

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Throughout his long movie career, Dan Aykroyd’s has faced a disgruntled bar crowd and angry protoplasmic creatures. He has battled dangerous foreign operatives and become embroiled in neighborhood politics, just in time for the holidays. But his part in an event on Saturday, April 6, 1-3 p.m. hopefully will be a lot more peaceful than […] [Read More]
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Arthur Murray to get his day in Greenwich April 4

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Above, dancers perfect their steps at the Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich. By official proclamation, April 4 will be Arthur Murray Day in Greenwich Last year’s 100th anniversary of Arthur Murray’s entry into the world of dance instruction spun out multiple celebrations throughout the year, including a worldwide dance party that marked his birthday, […] [Read More]
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Acclaimed actress, singer Audra McDonald to perform in Stamford

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During the next two months, there will be little time for five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald to rest. A packed performance schedule, multiple appearances and honors are expected to keep her busy. She also is working to complete her latest album, “Go Back Home,” which is set to be released next month. However, area […] [Read More]
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Newtown Historical Societs hosts appraisal day and open house

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Ever wonder how much that vase or broach that Great Aunt Mary left you is worth? The Newtown Historical Society will host an antique appraisal day at The Meeting House, 31 Main St., Newtown on Sunday April 7, 1-4 p.m. Four appraisers will be on hand to evaluate your goods: Lincoln Sander, executive director of […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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For those who like to celebrate the Easter holiday with a bit of action, a number of egg hunts and “egg-stravaganzas” are scheduled this weekend. Meanwhile, a new exhibition is on display at the Bruce Museum that “unscrambles” the long history of the egg. Of course, there might be some out there who are looking […] [Read More]
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Pasek and Paul plan concert next month in Wilton

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In less than two weeks, the awarding-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, known as Pasek and Paul, are expected to perform in Wilton as part of the Arts at St. Matthew’s 2012-13 season. This past year has been a busy one for the two, who watched as their musical “Dogfight” premiered off-Broadway […] [Read More]