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Story sharing series to ‘Ignite’ Stamford

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Ignite Stamford — the speaker series that brings local residents together to share their personal and professional passions — returns for its fifth installment at the Stamford Innovation Center, 175 Atlantic St. on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Tickets, which cost $10, can be purchased here. Similar in format to Pecha Kucha, each presenter speaks about their chosen […] [Read More]
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‘Les Miserables’ opens at Stamford’s Curtain Call Theatre

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You may have seen this epic sweeping tearjerker on Broadway or in movie theaters. Now, you can catch “Les Miserables” right here at home when the popular musical opens a five-week run at Curtain Call’s Kweskin Theatre on Friday, Feb. 7. Tickets, which cost $29, $22 for seniors and $14.50 for students and children, can be […] [Read More]
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Henry Winkler to show off literary talents at R.J. Julia in Madison

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He may forever be known to multiple generations as the Fonz, from the 1970s television series “Happy Days,” but Henry Winkler also is a movie actor, producer and director, and, children’s book author. His latest book, “Bookmarks Are People, Too! (Here’s Hank #1),” will be released Feb. 6. It is the latest in the Hank […] [Read More]
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Darien’s Topher Grace to star in haunted house thriller ‘Home’

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Topher Grace is a busy, busy man. The actor and Darien native, who is slated to appear in a whopping four films this year, has been tapped to star in yet another movie — this one, a supernatural thriller produced by horror master Jason Blum. “Home” centers on a man (Grace), recently released from a […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Beatles fans plan 50th anniversary celebrations in New York City

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Charles Rosenay first memory was an event that would become a milestone moment in history of rock and roll and television. A mere toddler, Rosenay, like millions of others, was tuned in to the Ed Sullivan show on Feb. 9, 1964 to see the televised debut of the Beatles. “It changed my life,” he said […] [Read More]
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Famed portrait artist Everett Kinstler to speak at Housatonic

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He painted seven U.S. presidents, and illustrated for dozens of comics books and pulp magazines. Not bad for a high school dropout. Famed portrait artist and illustrator Everett Kinstler will present a slide show and lecture at at the Beacon Hall Events Center at Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, Monday, Feb. 10 at […] [Read More]
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Dance documentary screening at Avon to be rescheduled because of winter weather

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Update: The documentary “First Position” was set to be shown Feb. 5 at the Avon Theatre, followed by a question-and-answer session with dancer and instructor Flavio Salazar and a short film by the Ballet School of Stamford. However, with theater closed because of the inclement weather, the event must be rescheduled. A note on the […] [Read More]
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Watch for Sandy Hook teen Hayley Pettinato on ‘American Idol’ tomorrow night

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A Sandy Hook teen who was picked for “American Idol” may be appearing on the reality singing competition tomorrow night. Hayley Pettinato, 17, is sworn to secrecy regarding the outcome of Hollywood week, but speculated via Twitter that her performance debut will air on ‘Idol’ on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 8-10 p.m. So, make sure to […] [Read More]
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