Lorca to show mini-paintings by Stamford artist Cris Dam

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If you’ve enjoyed a latte at Lorca, then you’ve enjoyed the work of Cris Dam. A colorful mural by the Stamford artist adorns an exposed brick wall of the specialty cafe (check out the third slide, above). Now, the Stamford artist is bringing more of his talent to the interior of the Bedford Street hotspot […] [Read More]
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Peak experience: Now is the time to catch Connecticut’s fall foliage

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If you were going to pick a week to go and see the foliage in Connecticut, now would be the time to do it, as most parts of the state are at peak. Before you head out, though, make sure to check out the fall foliage map — a handy resource that tells you your […] [Read More]
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Auditions to be held for TV’s ‘America’s Got Talent’

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  “AMERICA’S GOT TALENT”  is holding auditions for its 9th season next month. NBC television’s variety show offers the winning act a million-dollar prize. It would be great if the winner was from our area. People of any age are welcome to audition. It’s not just for singers or dancers. Any kind of talent is welcome. […] [Read More]
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Johnny Winter to appear at Johnny’s Records in Darien

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Johnny is coming to Johnny’s. Blues master and Easton resident Johnny Winter will sign autographs at the local record store, located at 45 Tokeneke Road in Darien, on Sunday, Nov. 10, 5-6 p.m. Winter will hand out his signature to fans who purchase his latest album, “Roots.” Recorded at Carriage House Studios in Stamford, the […] [Read More]
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Pitbull bounces in for a performance at Foxwoods in December

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Connecticut is set to get a visit from “Mr. Worldwide” when Pitbull performs at the Foxwoods Resort Casino on Dec. 27, according to a recent announcement from the resort casino. It has been about 10 years since Pitbull first appeared on Lil Jon’s album “Kings of Crunk,” a breakthrough for the Latin hip-hop artist, who […] [Read More]
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Greenwich salon owner goes global on L’Oréal World Tour

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As his clients can attest, Becker Chicaiza can do wonders with a pair of scissors. But they’re not the only ones who think so. The Greenwich salon owner was recently chosen by L’Oréal to be one of select group of hairdressers to participate in the company’s Professionnel’s World Tour in Barcelona. “It was very inspirational […] [Read More]
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MGMT return to Connecticut for fall concert

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Wesylan University-bred psychedelic rock band MGMT return to Connecticut for a performance at The Dome at Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which cost $25, go on sale Friday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. via Live Nation. Kuroma will open. Founded by Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden during the […] [Read More]
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A year after Superstorm Sandy, Ellis Island reopens to visitors

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It’s been a tough year for the Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island and Ellis Island. Nearly a year ago, Superstorm Sandy’s storm swell covered 75 percent of Liberty Island and all of Ellis Island. In addition to the flooding, the storm damaged infrastructure on both islands, forcing their closure to visitors. Then came the government […] [Read More]
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