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Twins who look and sound like dozens of celebrities will perform on stage at the Danbury Palace

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“Celebrities on Stage,” starring the Edwards twins, takes place at the Palace Theater in Danbury on Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9. Show time is 8 p.m. and tickets are $35 and $45. The twins, Anthony and Eddie Edwards, perform regularly in Las Vegas, and look and sound like more than 100 superstars. Is […] [Read More]
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Family-friendly, electronic-comedy duo will perform in Sherman on Thursday evening

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The Sherman School will present “AudioBody,” a family-friendly, electronic-comedy duo on Thursday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. The duo has been described as “a modern-day Smothers Brothers meets Blue Man Group,” and their performance will feature kaleidoscopic strobes, LED lights, juggling, music, contortion and more. Tickets are $10 for people 14 and older, $5 for children ages […] [Read More]
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Statewide competition looking for singers — young & old

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The Barnum Festival is a multi-week entertainment event that culminates in the Great Street Parade in Bridgeport. Do you sing in the shower? Do you love to belt out a song for family and friends? Is your child the most talented kid on the block? Do you dream of being a singing sensation? The Barnum […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield Gone Country Barbecue Festival returns for second year

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A celebration of America’s original cuisine is returning to Ridgefield. The second annual Ridgefield Gone Country Barbecue Festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3. There will be two national barbecue competitions on the grounds of the historic Lounsbury House, also known as the Community Center. The festival includes carnival rides, a […] [Read More]
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GBS conductor on ‘Prairie Home Companion’ on 4/25

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Eric Jacobsen, left, and his brother, violinist Colin Jacobsen, are both members of Brooklyn Rider, as well as Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. Brooklyn Rider quartet, featuring Eric Jacobsen on cello — the maestro of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony — is scheduled to perform on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” Saturday, April 25, on […] [Read More]
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Whiffenpoofs: another return to Bridgeport

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Yale’s famous a cappella group, the Whiffenpoofs, is returning to the Bijou Theatre in downtown Bridgeport on May 8 at 8 p.m. The 14-member group, featuring Stratford’s own Brandon Sherrod, will present a Spring Concert at the Bijou Theatre. Tickets start at $25 for theatre seats and $30 for table seating. According to Sherrod, this […] [Read More]
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Nick Fradiani makes cut; on ‘American Idol’ tour

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Nick Fradiani, whose band, Beach Avenue, hails from Milford, has cracked the Top 5 on this season’s “American Idol” on Wednesday’s broadcast on Fox. Making the top five means Fradiani, of Guilford, will be on the show’s nationwide tour this summer. The tour kicks off on July 7 in Clearwater, Fla. and ends Aug. 28 […] [Read More]
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Photographs by Brookfield’s Royal Scott on view in Danbury

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A photography show featuring the pictures of Brookfield artist Royal Scott will open at Richter House in Danbury this weekend. The show opens Saturday, April 25, from 2 to 5 p.m. and continues on Sunday, April 26. Scott’s unique work has been shown in many area exhibits and galleries but this is his debut at Richter House. Parking is available at the […] [Read More]
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