State troubadour Kristen Graves to play Fairfield University

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Between her humanitarian work at a children’s home in Mexico, her guitar camp at a Native American reservation in South Dakota and her duties as the Connecticut state troubadour, Kristen Graves covers a lot of ground. But even with her busy schedule, the Fairfield resident still makes time to play in her own backyard. The […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Duece Bug drops video featuring Slip Knot’s Sid Wilson

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For the preying mantis, mating is a deadly game: the female feeds on the male, and she may even bite off his head during the act. Ouch. This¬†grisly love story resonates with Norwalk hip hop artist Duece Bug, who details a toxic relationship in the new video for “Don’t Sleep,” the latest single off of […] [Read More]
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Get ready for some rolling and rocking from Matuto in Westport

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We dare you not to want to dance when Matuto arrives at the Westport Library on Nov. 3 for an afternoon of free music. The six-person band uses dozens of instruments to achieve a sound that has been described as “bluegrass meets Brazil.” Matuto has toured the world with its bend of jazz, roots and […] [Read More]
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Wall Street ‘Bull’ replica charges into Stamford

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Stamford got bullish Thursday morning with the arrival of a stainless steel replica of Arturo Di Modica’s iconic “Charging Bull” sculpture. The 700-pound statue — a smaller version of the world-famous “Charging Bull” that stands in Manhattan’s financial district — was unloaded directly in front of the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery at 96 Bedford Street. […] [Read More]
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Laura Schroff of “An Invisible Thread” to tell her tale in Greenwich

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You’ve read about their story; you’ve seen them on television, and next week you will get a chance to hear from one of them when Laura Schroff makes a visit to the Byram Shubert Library. Schroff, along with co-writer Alex Tresniowski, is the author of “An Invisible Thread,” a book published in 2011 that told […] [Read More]
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‘Bull’ sculpture is charging into Downtown Stamford

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Wall Street is coming to Connecticut tomorrow morning. Arturo Di Modica, the artist behind the 7,000-pound metallic “Charging Bull” statue in Manhattan’s Financial District, will deliver a replica of the iconic statue to Bedford Street in Stamford on Thursday, Oct. 24, between 9:30 and 10 a.m. In addition, the artist will bring a life-size stainless […] [Read More]
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Spoken word artist Buddy Wakefield to perform in Stratford

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Poet Gabrielle Bouliane once referred to him as an “unbullshit artist.” That’s an apt title for the brutally honest and ever insightful spoken word artist Buddy Wakefield, who performs live at the Forest to Shore Gallery, 2415 Main St., Stratford on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. Born in Louisiana […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport gospel group JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise to record next album live in Bloomfield church

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The last time JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise recorded an album at The First Cathedral in Bloomfield, they ascended to the top of the Billboard Gospel charts. Now, the Bridgeport gospel group is hoping for a repeat success as they return to the Cathedral to record their seventh album, “I See Victory,” during a live […] [Read More]
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