Bridgeport’s The Stepkids tapped for Bonnaroo music festival

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Bridgeport’s own The Stepkids have been tapped to play Bonnaroo this year, according to a live webcast hosted by Weird “Al” Yankovic. This is the first year in which the trio — drummer Tim Walsh, guitarist Jeff Gitelman and bassist Dan Edinberg — will appear at the annual four-day music festival, to be held June […] [Read More]
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Will this Jennifer Aniston movie be any good?

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As you probably know by now, Jennifer Aniston has been spotted around Greenwich and Stamford this month filming scenes for a new movie. That’s exciting for a number of reasons, one being the chance to spot local landmarks on the big screen when the movie is released in 2014. But that’s only fun if the […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Cathy Rigby reprises her role as Peter Pan for a production that arrives at the Palace Theater in Waterbury this weekend. At 60, Rigby is still up for the demands of playing the part of a boy who is loath to grow up. With some preparation, she told my colleague Joe Meyers that she is […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Chris Webby drops “Fragile Lives” video

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Norwalk rapper Chris Webby today released the latest video from his “Bars On Me” mixtape. Directed by Fairfield native Brian Petchers, “Fragile Lives” is a story about four suburban childhood friends who go their separate ways — and take separate life paths — as they grow into adulthood. “One gets into drugs, one gets his […] [Read More]
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“One Life To Live” to get one more life in Stamford

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Pictured: Jill Larson, right, who portrayed Opal Cortlandt on the popular daytime drama, “All My Children,” will star in a reboot of the show, to be produced by Prospect Park’s Online Network in Stamford beginning Feb. 25. Expect an uptick in faked pregnancies, illicit love affairs and multiple personality disorders in Stamford in the coming […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Angelica Salem touring with Wyclef Jean in Sweden

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Last week, Angelica Salem was sitting in class. Today, she’s on a plane bound for Sweden. Salem, a 19-year-old pop songstress and Stamford native, is joining rapper/singer Wyclef Jean for three dates on his week-long promotional tour of Northern Europe. “I’m actually freaking out right now,” Salem, a Pace University freshman, said during a phone […] [Read More]
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Snow storm forces concert cancellations, posteponments

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The most prolific blizzard in Connecticut in more than a century has put a damper on live music, with venues across the state cancelling or postponing concerts that were schedule for this weekend. This is by no means a complete list, so it’s best to contact the venue directly to find out whether or not […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Given the weather, the first part of the weekend might be less about being out and about and more about staying in, but still there should be a few diversions worth checking out once the snow has moved on through. First, there are some postponed events because of the weather. The performance of Rhonda Denet […] [Read More]
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