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Bringing Broadway to Bridgeport

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Come to a holiday extravaganza at the Bijou Theatre! Bridgeport’s beautiful downtown Bijou Theatre and Stamford-based The New Paradigm Theatre Company are partnering to create a new holiday tradition to be presented on The Bijou’s stage on December 1 and 2. “Bringing Broadway to Bridgeport” is a family-friendly variety holiday show with performers, singers, and […] [Read More]
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“Holiday Memories” at the Theatre Artists Workshop!

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The Theatre Artists Workshop continues it’s 30th anniversary season with the hugely popular holiday show, “Holiday Memories”, by Truman Capote, Nov. 30-Dec 2. “Holiday Memories” combines two Capote short story classics, “The Thanksgiving Visitor,” and “A Christmas Memory.” In both, the younger and older Truman recount memories of times with their beloved cousin, Miss Sook, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Public Schools Student Art Exhibit: Fahrenheit 451

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With guidance from art instructors and visiting professional illustrators, local students interpret Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 and resulting works are exhibited at City Lights Gallery. In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury’s classic, frightening vision of the future, firemen don’t put out fires–they start them in order to burn books. Bradbury’s vividly painted society holds up the […] [Read More]
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Peak Earth: Population, Climate And Energy In The 21st Century, A Conversation

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Bruce Museum’s Science Lecture Series Fall 2012 will be given tonight, 6:30-8:15, by Peter B. Keleman, PhD, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor of Geochemistry, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, and Michael Cembalest, Chairman of Market and Investment Strategy, JP Morgan Asset Management, and member of Lamont-Doherty Advisory Board. This esteemed group will […] [Read More]
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Syria: A Responsibility To Defend?

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Syria’s civil conflict has claimed over 35,000 lives to date and efforts to broker peace have failed thus far. What else can be done? Learn more when the University of Bridgeport International College continues its lectures series with Dave Benjamin, an authority on the UN, and Middle East expert Robert Riggs on “Syria: A Responsibility […] [Read More]
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Susan White: Picture Perfect

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The 1950′s are often portrayed to be the ‘perfect decade’ of American history, where everything was ‘right’ and America was at its best. Flush from victory in World War II, proud of being the good guys, America was booming with growth and optimism, but there was often a subtext behind the smiles in photographs of […] [Read More]
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Sugar Plum Party

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New England Ballet Company will hold its 9th annual Sugar Plum Party on Sunday, November 25, 2012, 12:30 or 3:00 p.m. at the Stratford Theater, 2422 Main Street, Stratford, CT. Share a special afternoon… enjoy a performance of the Nutcracker Suite, hear Clara read the enchanting story of the Nutcracker, meet the dancers and do […] [Read More]
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Grant’s Indian

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Author Peter Johnson will present the fascinating life of Ely Parker from his book of historical fiction, Grant’s Indian at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. Ely Parker was a Seneca Indian who, as Grant’s military secretary, wrote the terms of surrender between the United States and the Confederate States of America at Appomattox. Parker […] [Read More]
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smallWORK at the Carriage Barn Arts Center

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The Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park presents the art exhibition “smallWORK” opening Nov. 21 and running through Dec. 23, 2012. The Exhibition showcases small artwork for sale at affordable prices in all media not larger than 14” including the frame or sculpture base. Intimately scaled artwork, sometimes jewel-like in its presentation, beckons the […] [Read More]
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Caravan of Thieves

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Had enough football and leftovers?  A Friday evening with Caravan of Thieves at the Fairfield Theater Company might be just the cure. On any of the Caravan of Thieves’ three studio albums, they creep around like a band of gypsies in the night fog at a carnival. Somehow the songs simultaneously fit the moods of […] [Read More]
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