‘The Artificial Jungle’ to open in Newtown

Summer may be ending, but Newtown’s theater troupe keeps the mood light and fun with its production of “The Artificial Jungle” by Charles Ludlam, opening Friday, Sept. 5. A zany, comedic spoof of film
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An afternoon of music, theater and dance

                    If you’re a fan of musicals and want to support the local arts scene, set aside Saturday, Sept. 13, for an electric afternoon of
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Artists labor to present weekend of creativity in Mystic; look for zombies, too

Pictured, Mike McCarthy carving shorebirds at a previous Meet the Artists and Artisans Labor Day weekend show in Mystic at Olde Mistick Village in Connecticut. Contributed photo If your travels find
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Panacea set for encore performance Aug. 31 in Newtown

Pictured, the band Panacea will return and reunite for a second time in more than 40 years for a concert on Aug. 31, 2014 in Newtown. It follows a rousing, though abbreviated set during last year’s
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‘Stop Kiss’ a poignant and funny play

The Ridgefield Theater Barn opens its 2014-2015 season with “Stop Kiss,” Diana Son’s poignant and funny play about the ways — both sudden and slow — that lives change. Directed by Marla Manning, and
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Joan Rivers rushed to hospital after she stops breathing

Veteran funny woman Joan Rivers has been rushed to the hospital in New York after she stopped breathing during a medical procedure. The comedienne, 81, was undergoing a procedure on her vocal cords at

Best of Summer: Barbecue in southwestern Connecticut

Summer weather and the succulent, sweet heat of barbecue go hand-in-hand. While Kansas City, Texas and North Carolina all make legitimate claims to the best barbecue in the nation, Connecticut is
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Summer enchantments continue with ‘Magic of Lyn’ at Levitt Pavilion tonight

It may be back-to-school week for many, but the magic of summer continues tonight at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Lyn Dillies, an award-winning illusionist, will return to the