Arcade Fire on arena tour dress code: ‘It’s super not mandatory’

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After eliciting negative reactions to their to their request that fans “wear formal attire or costume” to their upcoming arena tour — including a March 18 stop in Bridgeport — Arcade Fire are telling everyone: “please relax.” “It’s super not mandatory,” the band wrote on their Facebook page. “It just makes for a more fun […] [Read More]
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Shop in Peace at the Firing Circuits building in Norwalk

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Does Black Friday give you a panic attack? If so, avoid the mall and head over to the Firing Circuits building in Norwalk for Shop in Peace, a sale and open studios event taking place on the last two weekends of November. The event kicks off each weekend with a reception on Friday, Nov. 22 […] [Read More]
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Videos: Elton John plays Bridgeport

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Relive the Nov. 8 Elton John concert at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena with a few fan-shot videos. Also, check out our slideshow from the concert. [Read More]
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In Wilton, actor John O’Hurley will reveal “The Perfect Dog”

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Days before you can hear and see actor John O’Hurley as host of the televised 12th annual “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina,” you can meet him when he visits the Wilton Library on Monday, Nov. 25. O’Hurley, known to many as J. Peterman of “Seinfeld,” is also an author, which is what brings […] [Read More]
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Darien actress is one of Vince Vaughn’s 533 kids in ‘Delivery Man’

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Karen Summerton couldn’t have asked for a better birthday present. Last October, the actress/comedian and Darien native got the call that she would be playing one of 533 kids fathered by Vince Vaughn’s character in “The Delivery Man,” out in theaters Friday, Nov. 22. “I remember getting the notification that I got the part right […] [Read More]
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Josh Ruxin returns to Ridgefield to share tale of transformation

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Seven years ago, newlyweds Josh and Alissa Ruxin had a choice to make. Stay in New York City or move to Rwanda. There, they would help to rebuild a country torn apart more than 10 years earlier by a genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 people. They chose Rwanda. Since then, the lessons they have […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Palace Theatre announces new artistic director

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Above: BT McNicholl, the Palace Theatre’s new producing artistic director; Stamford Mayor David Martin; Sandy Goldstein, president of the Stamford Downtown Special Services District; and John DiMenna, Stamford Center for the Arts Board member. Stamford’s Palace Theatre is getting a fresh dose of creative energy by way of a Broadway veteran. BT McNicholl, who has […] [Read More]
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Spoken word artist Sarah Kay to perform in Fairfield

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From the Bowery Poetry Club, a renowned poetry center in Manhattan, to performing venues around the world, Sarah Kay has established herself as a leading writer, educator, and spoken word poet. Tonight, her talents bring her to the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University, where she will deliver a live performance […] [Read More]
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