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Markov, Savery together at Carnegie Hall

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Russian violinist Alexander Markov and Midwest Maestro Matthew Savery will renew an old friendship with a concert Friday, June 5, at 8 p.m. at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan. Fans of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony and the Connecticut music scene will remember that Markov has performed in Bridgeport on numerous occasions; after leaving Russia with his […] [Read More]
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ACO ends season with 3 gifted young musicians

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Gifted young musicians from Stratford, Greenwich and Weston will be featured at the season finale of the American Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, June 6, at 8 p.m. in Fairfield. The three teens are winners of the ACO’s recent Concerto Competition: Brianna Tam, of Greenwich, will perform Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, 1st […] [Read More]
Dancers of all ages will perform Sunday, June 14, 2015, in Greenwich, Conn., as part of a Dance4Live event presented by DanceXStudio. Classical and contemporary dance styles from India will be featured.

Dancers come together for fun and funds in Greenwich

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Dancers from as young as 5 to those as old as 30 will be putting on a show June 14 in Greenwich, which will provide a glimpse into the rich history of Indian dance, from its classical traditions to the contemporary Bollywood styles. Dance4Life is a performance and fundraiser presented by DanceXStudio, led by Jayshree […] [Read More]
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Robert Steven Williams, left, and Deej Webb are producing a documentary film about F. Scott Fitzgerald that will be screened at the Fairfield Theatre Company in Fairfield. Williams and Webb are standing in front of the Compo Road South house where Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, lived from May until early October 1920. Photo: Anne Amato

Fitzgeralds’ Westport sojourn is subject of new documentary

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Over the years, Westport certainly has housed quite a few famous residents, even those who have only managed short spells, such as author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. A documentary of the Fitzgeralds months-long stay in this Gold Coast town in 1920 is the subject of a new documentary, “Boats Against The Current,” […] [Read More]
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Grab a pen with your coffee, and write

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Kristin L. Wolfe is a Danbury writer and educator who will begin offering creative writing workshops called “W(rite) On Café,” starting Tuesday, June 23. She’s holding them evenings at Rumors Coffeehouse on Mill Plain Road in Danbury. Wolfe is a fan of doing workshops in a café environment because of the freedom that tends to exude […] [Read More]
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Below the Gaff band will be on hand to entertain when the Robin Hood Springtime Festival comes to North Haven on weekends from Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, June 7.

Knights, lords & ladies in North Haven

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The 7th annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival — set in 12th century Nottingham, England — is in North Haven on weekends through June 7. When organizers say it will offer “old-fashioned fun” for the entire family, they’re not exaggerating as many shows and activities have their roots in Medieval Europe. “Here you can forget your […] [Read More]
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 24:  American Idol Season 14 winner Nick Fradiani performs at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert on May 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)

Idol winner Nick Fradiani to perform in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL — About 100 lucky people will attend a private concert by Nick Fradiani, the Guilford resident who won this year’s American Idol competition a few weeks ago. Thursday night’s concert at Marisa’s Restaurant is by ticket only. Listeners of Star 99.9 FM, the Milford radio station, will have a chance to win tickets at 8:40 […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Frozen yogurt

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UPDATE: And the winner is….Rosie’s in Greenwich! Memorial Day weekend ushered in the “unofficial” start of summer, and the weather has taken note. The hot mugginess that is summertime in New England has begun to take hold, and sometimes ice cream just doesn’t cut it as a cold refreshment. For those who prefer the light, […] [Read More]
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