Alive@Five concert featuring Matt Nathanson still on for tonight

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Oh, it’s on. Despite the chance of rain, Alive@Five is slated to go on as planned tonight, Thursday, Aug. 1, at Stamford’s Columbus Park, according to the Downtown Stamford Special Services District. Matt Nathanson is set to headline the concert. Gentlemen Hall and Mike Cusato Band will open. Entry is $10. Rain and overcast skies […] [Read More]
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Stamford gallery says ‘Thank You!’ to Connecticut artists

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The Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery is once again showing its gratitude to Connecticut and the artists who live here. The gallery, at 96 Bedford St., Stamford, opens its 3rd annual “Thank You, CT” juried exhibition with a party on Friday, Aug. 2, 6-9 p.m. The show, said Alvarez, “Came to fruition as part of our […] [Read More]
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Eric Clapton’s ‘Crossroads’ film to be screened in Danbury

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This goes out to all you Eric Clapton fans out there. “Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013” will be shown in nearly 500 theaters for one-night only on Tuesday, Aug. 13, and Danbury’s AMC theater is one of them. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. The film will also play at City Center 15: Cinema […] [Read More]
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‘Dertbag’ teen designer opens Bridgeport store

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You may have seen Phil Post’s street wear on the backs of rappers Tyler, The Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Robb Bank$ and members of the A$AP Mob. Now, the 18-year-old Norwalk designer and founder of dertbag is making his apparel available to Bridgeport residents with his first U.S. retail store, located on the second floor of […] [Read More]
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‘Orange is the New Black’ inspired by Danbury prison memoir

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Chances are you’ve heard about “Orange Is The New Black” — the new Netflix phenomenon that has been captivating viewers with its fish-out-of-water look inside a women’s prison. You may have even watched the entire series (maybe even in a single day) by now. What you may not know is that “Orange Is The New […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer opens for Dianne Reeves at Jazz Up July

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For Maria Tiscia, simply being asked to perform at the Jazz Up July concert series would have been enough. To discover she and her band would be opening for multiple Grammy-winning singer Dianne Reeves was a dream. “It doesn’t get much better than this,” said Tiscia, a longtime Stamford resident, during a recent interview. Tiscia […] [Read More]

Connecticut indie rock band These Animals release debut LP

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Gregory Baldwin, Jon Rick, Brian Crimmins and Will Whatley have spent the last few years practicing in a run-down abandoned storefront. There’s an old mattress in the corner, a family of rats in the walls. Water leaks from the roof when it rains. Forget about heat and air conditioning. It’s hardly the ideal practice room […] [Read More]
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Creative spaces, places and faces on display in Norwalk this week

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For the past 35 years, Stamford artist Susan Frey has been making trips out west, soaking in the landscapes, the scenes and the symbolism. It was not until recently, however, that all those memories made it onto her canvases. There are 47 such remembrances, wrought in acrylic and mixed media, in Frey’s A Very Wild […] [Read More]
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