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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The holiday season is shifting into high gear, and as you might expect, there are no shortage of activities to get you in a the festive spirit. No, we’re not talking about mall – unless that involves a visit to Santa, of course. On top of all the thumpety thump thump, there’s plenty of other […] [Read More]
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Stamford teen chef competes on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

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Hunter Zampa has been gangbusters in the kitchen over the last few months, competing on “Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off” and showing Regis Philbin a thing or two on “The Rachel Ray Show.” Now, Stamford’s own culinary wunderkind is back to battle it out against three other budding chefs on “Teen Invasion: Chopped,” airing Tuesday, […] [Read More]
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Stay classy, Milford: Ron Burgundy in town today

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Ron Burgundy, the country’s classiest anchorman, has been everywhere as of late: Emerson College, Bismarck, N.D., ESPN and the MTV European Music Awards. And on Thursday, the faint aroma of scotch, hairspray and Sex Panther cologne was in the air as the newscaster — played, of course, by the hilarious Will Ferrell — visited the […] [Read More]
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Your guide to Santa sightings and holiday happenings in Conn.

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As the holiday season kicks into high gear, it’s best not to forget what’s really important about the season. No, it’s not shopping, eating or putting up decorations (although those things tend to occupy a lot of our time) — it’s about family. So, why not take a break from the mall and enjoy some […] [Read More]
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Darien’s Jan Dilenschneider’s art featured in benefit exhibition

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An exhibition of works by Darien resident and award-winning artist Jan Dilenschneider will open tonight at Darien Bank and Trust, as part of an effort to support the work of Center for Hope, a service of Fairfield County’s Family Centers. The reception, which begins at 5:30 p.m. at 777 Post Road, Darien, will feature Dilenschneider’s […] [Read More]
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"Rent" Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Broadway - April 24, 2006

Trumbull High School students lose fight to save ‘Rent’ musical

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Pictured: Curtain Call with Original Cast during ‘Rent’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Broadway on April 24, 2006 at The Nederlander Theater in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic) After submitting 1,500 petitions and garnering community support online, Trumbull High School students have lost their campaign to convince freshman Principal Marc Guarino to rescind last […] [Read More]
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Connecticut duo Violent Mae deal with loss, love on debut album

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For Floyd Kellogg and Becky Kessler, heading into the studio to record their debut album was like taking shelter from a raging storm. At the time, a few of Kessler’s close friends had passed away, as had Kellogg’s father. Then there was the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. “We kept getting hit with these […] [Read More]
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Ballet School of Stamford to host dance benefit for the Philippines

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The tragic news coming out of the Philippines has many people seeking ways to assist the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The Ballet School of Stamford is helping the best way they know how — through dance. The school is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host The Philippine Spirit, a group dance event, […] [Read More]
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