From ‘Trail’ to ‘Harvest,’ art will be explored, cultivated this week

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Every week typically offers fans of visual arts a chance to criss-cross Fairfield County in search of new shows and events. And, this week, and weekend, is no exception. In particular, Bridgeport’s Art Trail opens on Thursday and will run through Sunday with multiple events and locations highlighting the work of artists from the greater […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, General

Band Together comes together for CT Challenge Bike Ride

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For the past nine years, the CT Challenge Bike Ride, which attracts riders from all over, has raised funds for cancer survivorship programs and other events. From as little as 10 miles to two-day treks, the cyclists pledge time and money to the effort. In 2011, a record $1.5 million was raised. CT Challenge, which […] [Read More]

Wilton designer hosts holiday farmhouse trunk show

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Every holiday season, Jennifer Paganelli opens the doors of her rambling farm house to the community, selling her colorful collection of goods and raising money for local charities. The Wilton designer, author and creative entrepreneur hosts the annual holiday sale at her home, 40 East Meadow Road, again this year Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 7-9, […] [Read More]
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ChowdaFest still on a quest to find 2014 competitors

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Earlier this month, we brought you news of a yummy contest taking place at restaurants far and wide that will run through Thanksgiving. ChowdaQuest will narrow down the participants for next year’s Chowdafest, which can only accommodate 28 restaurants. The culinary competition, which lets the public decide the top soups in four categories, will be […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food, Local Talent

What will you elect to do on Election Day 2013?

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Election Day is about exercising your freedom to choose among the candidates, but once that is done, just what are your options when it comes to other events and activities. What if your kids are home or you are looking to celebrate the nights’ returns? There are myriad events planned to correspond with the day. […] [Read More]
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Chu-Fang Huang to perform with Stamford Symphony

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Award-winning pianist Chu-Fang Huang will be the featured soloist when Stamford Symphony Orchestra puts on its second concerts of the season, Nov. 9 and 10. A finalist in the Van Cliburn Piano Competition, Huang will perform two concertos – Johann Sebastian Bach’s Piano Concerto No. 5, and Dmitry Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Local Talent, Music

‘America’s Music’ documentary series opens at Fairfield University

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Fairfield University is one of 50 venues nationwide that will participate in a series of documentary screenings and scholar-led discussions on the history of American music. “America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” will be held on Mondays through November at the University’s DiMenna-Nyselius Library. All events […] [Read More]
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Steve Wilkos celebrates 1,000th episode

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When NBC announced in 2007 that Jerry Springer’s body guard would be given his own talk show, there was a lot of skepticism over whether he would make it past the first episode. But seven seasons later, Steve Wilkos is still going strong. The cop-turned-talk show host is set to film the 1,000th episode of […] [Read More]
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