Where to pick your own pumpkins, apples in Fairfield County

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For proof that autumn has arrived, look no further than the farms of Fairfield County, where the air is brisk, the tractors are rumbling and the leaves are turning shades of yellow, orange and crimson. But perhaps the surest sign of the season are the orange and red orbs that have popped up across the […] [Read More]
Categories: Outdoors

FLA Gallery and BLT launch studio space in Stamford’s South End

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For the next several months, a peek inside a street-level commercial space in Stamford’s South End will reveal an artist hard at work on large-scale figurative paintings. The space, located at 100 Washington Boulevard, will become the site of Sprouting Spaces 1, a temporary artist studio that takes over the property beginning Friday, Sept. 27. […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event

Congratulations to local Connecticut Music Award winners

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Nationally-televised music award shows are fun to watch, but it’s almost exclusively pop-radio stars and YouTube hit-makers who get to bask in the applause and the accolades. But what of the musicians in our own backyards? There are plenty of creative, hard-working artists right here in Connecticut who, despite missing out on major label deals, […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Music

Stamford’s Palace Theatre showcases emerging talent

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A night after Tracy Morgan performs at Stamford’s Palace Theatre and an evening before Beatlemania takes to that same stage, a new series will launch at the downtown venue that puts the focus on local and emerging artists. “Showcase 61″ will be presented on particular evenings, depending on performances already scheduled at the venue. “On […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Local Talent, Music

All that glitters: ‘Cinderella’ to open Connecticut Ballet’s season

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Above: Principal dancer Oksana Maslova of Connecticut Ballet, left, performs a preview of the upcoming ballet, “Cinderella,”on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The ballet will be performed in Stamford October 12, 2013. Photo: Lindsay Perry There was no prince to be seen, only a broom to provide company and a hearth to provide warmth as Cinderella […] [Read More]

‘Man of Steel’ opens at Mairitme Aquarium IMAX

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Hollywood’s latest crack at the Superman saga slams onto the six-story IMAX screen at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk for weekend screenings beginning Friday, Sept. 27. “Man of Steel” plays Fridays and Saturday at 4 and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. through Oct. 27 (there’s a bonus show on Sunday, Sept. 29 at […] [Read More]
Categories: Film

Cher this: the singer is releasing a new album, going on tour

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Cher had already said her goodbyes, performing more than 300 concerts in 3 years in front of 5 million fans a decade ago. But clearly, the 67-year-old diva isn’t one for farewells. That’s right — Cher is back, announcing a 49-city tour that stops at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Saturday, April 5. Tickets, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Rampage Rager back in Bridgeport with Wu affiliates, area emcees

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Rampage Rager — Bridgeport’s free, all-ages concert blowout — returns to Rampage Skatepark with performances by the the Full Blast Movement, Fifth Nation, Wu Tang affiliates and more on Friday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. Hosted by Connecticut hip hop stable Full Blast Movement, Rampage Rager is a one of the Park City’s largest and […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, Music