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From Greenwich to Milford, there is art to be seen this week

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Greenwich’s Flinn Gallery continues to push through its 2013-14 season with the opening Thursday of “On the Move. ” The show features the work from around the country, featuring images such as motorcycles, planes, railroads and people, as well as other fauna and flora. The gallery is located in the main branch of the Greenwich […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, General, Local Talent
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‘Nutcracker’ season is under way throughout region

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Mistletoe. Holiday cookies. Red sweaters. Green scarves. Crazy shopping excursions. There are many different traditions that mark the holiday season, including the staging of¬†Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.” Organizations in the area have not failed to deliver in that department, and on any given weekend leading up to Christmas, you can catch a production or two in […] [Read More]
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Meet Lidia Bastianich at Stamford’s Fairway Market

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Lidia Bastianich has a favorite expression that illustrates her welcoming personality: “Everyone come to the table and eat.” Bastianich is inviting everyone to do just that when she comes to Fairway Market, 699 Canal St., Stamford on Saturday, Dec. 14. The Emmy-award winning TV host, author and restaurateur will sign copies of her new book, […] [Read More]
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13-year-old Stamford chef is ‘Chopped’ teen champion

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There aren’t many chefs who could figure out what to make with toaster pastries, filet mignon, jarred black truffles and heirloom tomatoes. But Hunter Zampa isn’t your typical chef. At 13, Zampa, of Stamford, is already a whiz in the kitchen, a budding ‘Food Network’ star who has cooked with Rachael Ray, Regis Philbin and […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Franklin Street Works explores emergence in ‘Neuromast’ exhibition

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Did you know that fish have a sensory organ that allows them to effectively behave in unison against the threat of predators? Called neuromast, it is an example of what scientists and sociologists refer to as “emergence” — the theory that unforeseeable results happen when a system reaches a certain level of complexity. For more […] [Read More]
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Norwalk reggae singer Mystic Bowie plays local dates on ‘More To Life’ tour

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Connecticut’s favorite reggae artist, Mystic Bowie, has several in-state performances coming up on his ‘More To Life Tour’ this month. The Connecticut Music Award winner for ‘Best Reggae’ stops at Stamford’s Seaside Tavern for a concert benefit for Toys For Tots on Friday, Dec. 13 at 10 p.m. The following night, he heads to Anna […] [Read More]
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Plot twist: Stamford mystery writer pens a romantic comedy

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Rosemary Harris, a Stamford resident and author of the Dirty Business mystery series (“Pushing Up Daisies,” “The Big Dirt Nap,” “Dead Head” and “Slugfest”), has turned to a new genre and a new way to get her work to her fans, with the release of “The Bitches of Brooklyn.” (Chestnut Hill Books, $12.95) Her new […] [Read More]
Categories: Books, Local Talent
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75-year-old Norwalk football player in the running for Super Bowl contest

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Lee Krost once had the guts to try out for the Baltimore Colts. “It was kind of a bad decision cause they had this little guy, this little skinny guy from Louisville — Unitas I think they called him,” Krost joked, referring to the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback. “I thought I could throw a […] [Read More]
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