Stamford’s Half Full Brewery going all out for Thanksgiving eve

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Well, I know where I’m going to be on Thanksgiving Eve. Stamford’s own Half Full Brewery is opening on Wednesday, Nov. 27 for an entire day of hoptastic fun. The festivities get going at noon with growler fills of Half Full beer. What could be better than having some Bright Ale, IPA, Toasted Amber, Pumpkin […] [Read More]
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Folk legend Peter Yarrow to perform at Greenwich Library

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Folksinger Peter Yarrow returns to Connecticut once again for a performance on Dec. 8 at the Greenwich Library as part of the library’s Peterson Concert Series. The concert will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium. Over the years, Yarrow has brought his impressive body of work to venues across the state. In 2011, […] [Read More]
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to feature Stamford talent

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Among the more than 8,000 participants in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade there will be a quartet of performers with ties to Stamford. David Rutstein, Lindsey Hartfelder, Alex Beltran and Nelson Desmond, all alumni from the Stamford and Westhill high schools marching bands, will be performing with the University of Massachusetts Minutemen Marching Band, […] [Read More]

Prince to play three-night year-end stand at Mohegan Sun Arena

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Fans of Prince will be penciling in some party time between Christmas and New Year’s. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has announced a trio of year-end performances at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 27-29. Tickets, which cost $195 and $125 per show, go on sale Friday, Dec. […] [Read More]
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Artist’s look at portraiture enters final week at Stamford art gallery

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More than 10 years ago, Geoffrey Stein made the jump from legal pads to canvases to create the kinds of images one can see on the walls of the University of Connecticut Stamford art gallery. The show, “Geoffrey Stein: A Decade of Portraits,” is entering its final week (it ends Nov. 29). Stein, who lives […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Get ready to have your fill of entertainment on this weekend before Thanksgiving, from the balloons hovering over Stamford to the sounds of Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky lingering in Woolsey Hall. And that’s just the start. Indeed, the giant helium balloons that draw hundreds of thousands to the UBS Parade Spectacular are back again this year […] [Read More]
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Things to do in Downtown Stamford to make your Parade day even more spectacular

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Will you be one of the 100,000-plus people crowding the sidewalks of Downtown Stamford for the 20th Annual UBS Parade Spectacular this Sunday? After your done admiring the colorful cavalcade of helium balloons, marching bands, celebrities, performance artists and costumed characters (including the Big Red Bearded One himself, Santa Claus) why not get out of the […] [Read More]
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‘Elf’ to get holiday screening at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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To get you feeling all jolly and warm inside, Stamford’s Avon Theatre is hosting a FREE morning screening of the Will Ferrel comedy “Elf”  on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10:30 a.m. The Jon Favreau-directed fish-out-of-water tale stars Ferrel as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus (Edward Asner). When […] [Read More]
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