John Mayer album to feature Katy Perry, Frank Ocean

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John Mayer is making room on his new LP for two high-profile guests. The longtime Fairfield resident has tapped sometimes girlfriend Katy Perry, and his friend and frequent collaborator Frank Ocean, to appear on his upcoming sixth studio LP, “Paradise Valley.” Perry guests on a country-tinged track called ‘Who You Love’” while Ocean lends his […] [Read More]
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Cajun music flavors next RiverSwing event at Westport’s Levitt

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Hot step it over to the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts on Friday and by night’s end you just may leave knowing how to really move your feet. As part of its RiverSwing series, the Levitt will present the Grammy-winning band Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys at 8 p.m., to a crowd that […] [Read More]
Categories: Dance, General, Music, Outdoors

Howie Day set to ‘Collide’ with Alive@Five

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Howie Day is about to “Collide” with Stamford. The Maine native performs at the city’s Alive@Five concert series (the second to last one, folks!) on Thursday, Aug. 8. Golden Bloom and The Field Effect open. Entry is $10. Emerging from the Boston coffeehouse scene in the late 1990s, Day earned a reputation for nonstop touring […] [Read More]
Categories: Music, Outdoors

Darien’s Topher Grace joins cast of ‘Interstellar’

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Topher Grace is the latest star to join the cast of “Interstellar,” Christopher Nolan’s upcoming science fiction film. The longtime Darien resident and “That 70′s Show” actor will star opposite Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Bill Irwin, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow and Casey Affleck, according to IMDB. Directed by Nolan and featuring […] [Read More]
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Crowd protests ‘racist’ Ted Nugent show in New Haven

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A group of New Haven residents has pretty much told Ted Nugent to get off their lawn. Dozens of people descended on Toad’s Place last night to protest the southern rocker’s performance in the wake of controversial remarks he made about Trayvon Martin. “Hey hey. Ho. Ho. Let’s shut down this racist show,” shouted the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players hope for a success with ‘Succeed’

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Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players summer production, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” opens Wednesday night at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich. This award-winning play, which debuted on Broadway in 1961, tells the tale of an ambitious window washer who makes his way up the ranks by following some unconventional advice. A large […] [Read More]

Beyonce rocks Mohegan Sun on ‘Mrs. Carter Show’ stop

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Beyoncé dazzled with a dizzying array of songs — and outfits — during her sold out performance at Mohegan Sun on Friday, Aug. 2. The 31-year-old singer and wife of Shawn Carter, otherwise known as Jay Z, blasted through hit after hit, from “Run The World (Girls)” to “Get Me Bodied” to “Irreplaceable.” Among those […] [Read More]
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Rob Zombie complains about noise at Woodbury skatepark, says issue has become ‘ugly event’

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Even heavy metal stars need their beauty rest. Just ask Rob Zombie, whose wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, recently told a town meeting that the couple considered a small skatepark abutting their Woodbury home to be “a significant noise pollutant.” As a result, hours at the Hollow Park Skatepark have been drastically reduced and measures to curb […] [Read More]
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