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Nothing going on this weekend? Be an extra in a new movie

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Want to see what it’s like to be in a movie? You may get to find out this weekend, courtesy of Synthetic Cinema International. The company is filming a large “masquerade ball” scene for its next feature film “Tell-Tale Lies,” on Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, in Pomfret, Conn. SCI needs people to volunteer as background […] [Read More]
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String Orchestra of New York City to perform at WCSU’s new arts center on Saturday, May 2, in Danbury

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  The String Orchestra of New York City will perform on at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, May 2, at the new Visual and Performing Arts Center on the westside campus of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. The concert — the fourth and final in the Danbury Concert Association’s 2014/2015 series — will be […] [Read More]
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70th anniversary season announced by GBS

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The Greater Bridgeport Symphony announced at its final concert of the season, last Saturday at the Klein Memorial Auditorium, that the 2015-16 season will be devoted to “A Season of Classics.” Maestro Eric Jacobsen also has announced the themes and dates for each of the concerts next season: So it time to get out your […] [Read More]
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Rico Lewis’ Smoovtime to bring funk and fun to Acoustic Cafe

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Drummer Rico Lewis, pictured, who was the longtime MC for George Clinton and his P-Funk All Stars has recently set out with his new band Smoovtime, which carries with it a high-energy, modern-day funk feel with a healthy nod toward tradition. The band’s website promises “a new wave of funk,” and those who are curious […] [Read More]
Categories: Music

GBS special: One Night Only

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Greater Bridgeport Symphony patrons who purchase or renew a subscription for the 2015-2016 season at Saturday’s concert will receive a complimentary CD that includes Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante or a DVD with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony. And the GBS will waive the standard $10 ticketing charge. See: gbs.org Saturday’s concert, 4/18, will take place at the Klein […] [Read More]
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Liszt is on the program, Moutouzkine is on the keys in Greenwich

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The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will welcome Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine for its final concerts of the season on April 18 and 19. A top prize-winning musician, Moutouzkine (pictured, credit: E. Appel) will be the featured soloist on Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, one of three pieces that will be performed. Gluck-Mottl’s Battle Suite No. […] [Read More]
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‘Sneaky Chef’ among speakers at ‘Conversations’ event in Danbury

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Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine, originator of the Sneaky Chef Method and series of books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals,” will be among the speakers at the annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” in Danbury. Organized by the Women’s Business Council, an […] [Read More]
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Get your dose of art through May at the Easton Library

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A nearly 40-year resident of Fairfield, artist Anthony Santomauro has spent about the same amount of time creating a rich portfolio of works, ranging from pastels to charcoals to acrylics. Over his career, he has amassed a number of awards from groups around the country, including the Silvermine Guild of Artists of New Canaan and […] [Read More]
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