Surreal saga of Bridgeport band’s Gibson guitar culminates in benefit auction for Save The Children

The surreal saga of a Bridgeport musician’s 1965 Gibson ES-335 has culminated in an auction benefit that involves two Ryan Millers, two local bands and a charity dedicated to supporting children in developing countries. Dave Schneider, lead singer of Bridgeport band The Zambonis and guitarist for Hanukkah-themed rock band The LeeVees, is auctioning off his […] [Read More]
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Stamford woodworker wins Aquarium ‘Lighthouses’ contest

A Stamford woodworker’s model of a mysterious sub-aquatic city has won first prize in the Maritime Aquarium’s Festival of Lighthouses contest. This is the second year that David Bishop, owner of Bishop Woodworking, has come out the top vote-getter. He took home a $1,500 prize. Nearly 10,300 votes were tallied from this most recent display, […] [Read More]
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Norwalk art show celebrates simple to complex ‘thingamabobs’

From now until April 25, visitors can see what happens when artists are called upon to crate works that are inspired by machines, instruments, technical gadgets, technology or other instruments. “Thingamabob” has opened at the Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery and it features pieces from artists from Connecticut and New York.  For instance, Tom […] [Read More]
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Darien screening, talk looks at Mother Nature’s influence

The current weather might not be entirely conducive to long stretches of time spent outdoors, but nature’s importance, particularly its role in children’s health and development, will be discussed during a film screening and talk scheduled for this week. Three area groups, Darien Land Trust, Audubon Greenwich and the Darien Nature Center will host the […] [Read More]
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Secure your spot for a Glass House tour; tickets now on sale

As you struggle through single-digit temperatures, try thinking about a time this spring when you will make your way through the Glass House campus, admiring all that is in bloom. Tickets for the 2014 Glass House tour are now on sale. The season will run from May 1 to Nov. 30. This year, in addition […] [Read More]
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Dave Matthews Band to play two Connecticut concerts this summer

In about six months, when the temperatures in Hartford should be topping out in the mid-80s, the Dave Matthews Band will be making two stops, July 11 and 12, to the Xfinity Theatre. And, if you want to be in those seats (or out on the lawn), tickets go on sale to the public on […] [Read More]
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Peter Max expected at booksigning, art show in Greenwich

If you failed to catch Peter Max’s show at POP International Galleries‘ midtown location in October, and his newest collection featuring Marilyn Monroe, you are in luck. C. Parker Gallery in Greenwich will welcome this pop artist from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 30, for a book signing and reception, which will feature some […] [Read More]
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are in the running for Best Album.

56th GRAMMY Awards: Nominees

Connecticut native John Mayer isn’t up for any awards this year, but the list of nominees for the 56th Grammy Awards is full of great musicians. A full list of nominees can be found on the Grammy Awards website. Record of the Year “Radioactive,” by Imagine Dragons “Get Lucky,” by Daft Punk “Royals,” by Lorde […] [Read More]
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