fun. to bring ‘Most Nights’ tour to Bridgeport

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Fresh off their Grammy Award wins for Best New Artist and Song of The Year, New York City’s fun. have announced a busy summer tour that takes them to Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Saturday, Sept. 28. Tickets, which cost $40, go on sale Friday, March 15 at noon via Ticketmaster or by calling […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Fans of film, fans of France and fans of festivals are in such luck this weekend. Focus on French Cinema (see trailer below) will run throughout the weekend at Purchase College in Purchase, N.Y. The festival, which is in its ninth year, offers a mix of documentaries, comedies, dramas and animated films. Throughout the weekend, […] [Read More]

Raw Road to Wrestlemania rolls into Bridgeport

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Wrestlemania 29 is only a few weeks away, and local fans will have the chance to gear up for the biggest night in sports entertainment when Raw Road to Wrestlemania rumbles into Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Friday, March 15. The non-televised house show will feature a six-man tag team match pitting John Cena, […] [Read More]
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Chopin and Bizet are on the program for SYAP’s second concert

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Above: A member of Stamford’s Young Artists Philharmonic practices prior to a previous concert. The group will come together again on Sunday, March 10, 2013, to present a concert at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, Conn.  Pianist Nina King, at right below, will be a featured soloist. Nina Knight tries to make the most of […] [Read More]

Wu Tang Clan’s Cappadonna headlines Bridgeport rap show

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Cappadonna and Duece Bug have crossed paths a few times in the past three years. After meeting through mutual friends in New York City in 2010, the emcees — one from Staten Island, the other from Connecticut — collaborated on “More Than You Ever Know,” a track off Duece Bug’s debut LP, “F**k Duece Bug.” […] [Read More]
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Stamford jewelry maker shines at Oscar’s Gift Lounge

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The next time Chris Tucker, Khandi Alexander and Sarah Rafferty get asked what they’re wearing on the runway, they can say Jewels for Hope. The Stamford-based jewelry company owned by Sandy D’Andrea and her daughter, Stevie, recently got some high-profile customers when they set up shop at the Oscar’s Gift Lounge at The Sofitel Los […] [Read More]
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Local emcees host all-ages hip hop show in Bridgeport

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Connecticut’s own hip hop stable The Full Blast Movement will host the third installment of its free all-ages concert at Bridgeport’s Rampage Skate Park on Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Rampage Rager 3 will feature a bevy of national and local acts, including Bizarre (formerly of the Eminem-founded rap group D12); New Haven emcee/singer/songwriter […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The sweet, the smooth, the sensational, the scalawaggy … you can find all that, and more, as they say, with another weekend soon to get under way. The Stamford Museum and Nature Center will be presenting its 14th annual Maple Sugar Festival, with plenty of maple sugar, goodies, demonstrations and an “Iron Chef”-inspried cookoff. Maple […] [Read More]