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Norwalk reggae singer Mystic Bowie plays local dates on ‘More To Life’ tour

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Connecticut’s favorite reggae artist, Mystic Bowie, has several in-state performances coming up on his ‘More To Life Tour’ this month. The Connecticut Music Award winner for ‘Best Reggae’ stops at Stamford’s Seaside Tavern for a concert benefit for Toys For Tots on Friday, Dec. 13 at 10 p.m. The following night, he heads to Anna […] [Read More]
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Plot twist: Stamford mystery writer pens a romantic comedy

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Rosemary Harris, a Stamford resident and author of the Dirty Business mystery series (“Pushing Up Daisies,” “The Big Dirt Nap,” “Dead Head” and “Slugfest”), has turned to a new genre and a new way to get her work to her fans, with the release of “The Bitches of Brooklyn.” (Chestnut Hill Books, $12.95) Her new […] [Read More]
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75-year-old Norwalk football player in the running for Super Bowl contest

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Lee Krost once had the guts to try out for the Baltimore Colts. “It was kind of a bad decision cause they had this little guy, this little skinny guy from Louisville — Unitas I think they called him,” Krost joked, referring to the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback. “I thought I could throw a […] [Read More]
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Old friends, musical all-stars usher in Rob Mathes’ Christmas

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No matter where Rob Mathes‘ work takes him each year, he knows, as does his fans, family and friends, that come December he will be close to home gearing up for a tradition that shares the spirit of the holidays through song. “Since the beginning, this has been a family and friends affair,” said Mathes, […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob art gallery extends run of ‘Drawn’ exhibition

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The exhibition “Drawn,” which features the work of five artists whose approaches to drawing are as varied as their images, has been extended a week, according to show organizers. Initially set to close at the Drawing Room Gallery on Jan. 13, the final day is now Jan. 20. (At right, “Black Lion” by U.K. artist […] [Read More]
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Goodspeed Opera House to ‘Trumbull for RENT’ students: the show must go on

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The show must go on. That’s the message from Goodspeed Opera House to the Trumbull High School’s Thespian Society, a student group that last week lost their hard-fought campaign to convince school administrators to allow them to produce “Rent: School Edition.” Staff at Goodspeed — the world-famous Victorian theater nestled on the banks of the […] [Read More]
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A&E offers sneak peek of Darien-raised Chloe Sevigny’s new series

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This weekend saw the release of a new trailer that offered a sneak peek of a new dramatic series, based on a Danish crime series of the same name, set to air on A&E next year. “Those Who Kill” will star Chloe Sevigny, who grew up in Darien, as Catherine Jensen, a police detective who […] [Read More]
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Loft Artists, Laurel House host holiday boutique benefit

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Getting your holiday shopping done this week? A local artists group is giving you the opportunity to buy your gifts and give a gift to your community. The Loft Artists Association opens its Holiday Show and Boutique at its headquarters at 575 Pacific St., Stamford on Friday, Dec. 13, 5-8 p.m. The show, which runs […] [Read More]
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