Centuries-old tradition to meet modern audience in Greenwich

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Several years ago, Victoria Hackman, a member of the Japan Society of Fairfield County, met Oikado Ichiro at the society’s Bon Odori Festival, which features the kind of folk dancing, music and other activities that mark one of Japan’s biggest summer festivals. Over the years, the two have stayed in touch and Hackman has helped […] [Read More]
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Westport’s Nile Rodgers and Chic among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

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Nile Rodgers must be feeling lucky. A week after being nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Westport resident is up for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the pioneering funk/disco group Chic. The band, which was short-listed for the honor last year, is up against some […] [Read More]
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Animal Planet star Jeff Corwin talks adventure in Norwalk

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When Jeff Corwin descends on a remote habitat, he turns into a kid on a playground, taking everything in with a healthy dose of childlike innocence and scientific appreciation. Now, the Emmy Award winning adventurer will share his enthusiasm in person when he appears at the Martime Aquarium at Norwalk on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at […] [Read More]
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Connecticut’s drinking habits uncorked in new poll

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Connecticut likes to think of itself “The Land of Steady Habits.” But as a recent poll detailing the nation’s drinking and hangover habits finds, the state isn’t quite living up to its wholesome reputation. People in Connecticut were more likely than residents of any other state to have gone to a bar last month, according […] [Read More]
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Greenwich resident Rebekah Lowin to stage cabaret show in NYC

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Playing to an audience of one, three if you counted the cats, Rebekah Lowin and her musical director Bill Zeffiro made the most of an hour rehearsal on a recent Saturday afternoon in Zeffiro’s New York City apartment. “Where were we?” Lowin asked, as she flipped through her plastic binder to find the sheet music […] [Read More]

Citizen Cope to play solo acoustic show in Bridgeport

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Biting breezes are starting to creep into the autumn air, so Citizen Cope’s Connecticut visit couldn’t have come at a better time. The Memphis, Tenn.-born singer/songwriter brings his warm, summery tunes to the area for a solo acoustic show at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. Tickets, which […] [Read More]
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Art Garfunkel plans intimate show at Stamford’s Ferguson Library

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So far in 2013, Art Garfunkel has performed intimate performances throughout Connecticut, making stops in West Hartford, Southport, Wilton, Danbury and other places. It will be Stamford’s turn on Nov. 8, 2013, when the singer is set to perform at the Ferguson Library at Bedford and Broad streets. This “acoustic rehearsal,” as it is described […] [Read More]
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Westport’s David Pogue to host ‘Making More Stuff’ screening

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On Oct. 16, New York Times technology writer David Pogue will have the fun of seeing his latest PBS NOVA series hit the small screen. If you happen to be in Westport that night, you can join him. Pogue will mark the debut “Making More Stuff,” at the Westport Public Library where he will host […] [Read More]