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John Fogerty brings ’1969′ to 2015 when he performs in June at Mohegan Sun Arena

Above, John Fogerty performs on the Samsung Galaxy Stage, May 4, 2014, at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Scott Threlkeld)   Amid his “1969″ U.S. tour, John Fogerty took a moment to perform on “The Voice” last week, along with Sawyer Fredericks, who was ultimately named […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Harbor Point readies for a summer of fun, food and festivities

Above, Stamford Conn.’s Harbor Point residential and commercial neighborhood, located in the city’s South End, has announced a full slate of activities through the summer, including a car show, road races, art festival and paddleboard demonstrations. It may still be spring, but Stamford’s Harbor Point area already has plans for the summer. In June and […] [Read More]
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Ready to launch: FOX’s Gretchen Carlson to celebrate release of first book

Gretchen Carlson is no stranger to stories, considering her post as host of “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” weekdays on television’s Fox News. In just a few weeks, however, she will be telling a different tale — a personal one — when she releases her first book, “Getting Real.” Described as a “candid, inspirational […] [Read More]

Concert of many cultures set for Danbury’s Green in June

A free multiethnic, multiarts concert of music and dance will mark the arrival of the World Heritage Cultural Center in Danbury at 55 Main St., according to Sattie Persaud, founder and executive director of the center. The free event, set for Saturday, June 20, will run 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the CityCenter Danbury […] [Read More]

Sports heroes and a rock god on view in Brookfield; show opens May 23, featuring artworks by Dan McKee

Dan McKee never liked school but always loved to draw and paint. His pictures hang all over the country now, yet he’s never had a bonafide art show. The first one is  about to open and it’s at the Brookfield Craft Center. It features renowned sports figures, many of whom he met in person, plus a pencil […] [Read More]
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Danbury Museum & Historical Society to have Memorial Day, pre-parade open house on Monday, May 25

  Looking for something to do while you wait for Danbury’s Memorial Day Parade to begin? Spend some time at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society, at 43 Main St., for an early morning open house event. You can visit the John & Mary Rider House, seen above, The Dodd Hat Shop, The Marian Anderson Studio and […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Beaches in southwestern Connecticut

UPDATE: And the winner is….Seaside Park in Bridgeport! With Memorial Day weekend comes the unofficial start of summer and the opening of many local beaches. Southwestern Connecticut is home to plenty of town and private beaches, but we want to know what the best one is. In this installment of “Best of Summer” tell us […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Loft Artists offer summer youth workshops

Pictured, Kavita Bhansali, Jesus Betancour and Natalia Betancour draw a still life during the Loft Artists Association’s free Draw On workshop on Saturday, March 15, 2014. It’s never too early to line up creative opportunities for the summer, especially when it comes to art workshops for young people. Fortunately, Stamford’s Loft Artists Association again will […] [Read More]
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