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

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With the promise of beautiful late-summer weather before us, make the most of this weekend by checking out some of the many outdoor events set to take place throughout Fairfield County and beyond. Oysters will be teamed with rides, muisc, lumberjacks and BMX bikes in Norwalk. Fine arts will be the draw in Southbury. Apples […] [Read More]
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New Canaan’s Harry Connick Jr. made ‘American Idol’ judge

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New Canaan resident Harry Connick Jr. will join Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban on American Idol‘s newest judges panel. In an announcement on Tuesday, the jazz musician and actor, who previously served as a mentor on ‘Idol,’ said he was “honored . . . to be a judge this season.” “As an entertainer, I am […] [Read More]
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Hartford mayor to heckled Chappelle: ‘quit whining’

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Dave Chappelle may have dropped a bomb on Hartford, but the city’s mayor has some ammunition of his own. Responding to Chappelle’s recent trash-talk of his city, Mayor Pedro Segarra Tweeted on Friday that the “Comedy Central” star should “quit whining, do his job and try some yoga.” “Dave Chappelle should stick to his job, […] [Read More]
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Stamford gallery exhibits work of Colombia’s John J. Bedoya

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The Fernando Luis Alavarez Gallery will feature the work of John J. Bedoya — a contemporary Colombian artist who explores humanity’s impact on the natural world — with an exhibition opening on Friday, Sept. 6. A reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres will be held at the FLA Gallery, 96 Bedford St., Stamford, from 6 […] [Read More]
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Must-see concerts in Connecticut this fall

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The sun is setting on the season of outdoor music festivals, but fall promises a jam-packed concert calender featuring major and local acts at venues across the state. Take a look at our top concerts picks of the upcoming season (in chronological order) and buy your tickets early — these shows will sell out fast. [Read More]
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Dave Chappelle hits back at Hartford, hopes nuke lands on city

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Dave Chappelle has no love for Hartford. In fact, he’s hoping the city gets hit with an atomic bomb. The comedian, who walked off stage after being heckled by the crowd at Comcast Theatre last week, said if North Korea were to drop a nuclear bomb on the United States, “I swear to God I […] [Read More]
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John Mayer to play homecoming concert in Bridgeport

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John Mayer is coming back to where he was born and raised. The Bridgeport-born musician and longtime Fairfield resident performs a hometown show at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Monday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Ticket’s for the stop on the singer’s “Born and Raised” tour go on sale Friday, Sept. 13 via Ticketmaster […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer Annie Nirschel wraps up busy summer

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What did you do this summer? Stamford singer Annie Nirschel,18, who heads off to SUNY Purchase this week, certainly has been busy. In August, she had the fun of traveling across the country to perform at the Colorado Freedom Festival – thanks to an accomplishment she earned last year. In 2012, Nirschel was named one […] [Read More]
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