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Rowayton Arts Center Holiday Gift Show

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Discover exciting and unique gifts, decorations and collectibles created by some of the region’s finest artists and crafters during the 20th Holiday Gift Show at Rowayton Arts Center from November 22-December 24.   Hand-painted ornaments are among the one-of-a-kind items available during the popular annual event, which has a fresh, new look this year. Bruce […] [Read More]
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Tomorrow night at Stage One: A Typical Night of Funk, Jazz, R&B and Disco

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The Fairfield Theatre Company, in downtown Fairfield, is offering a double billing that promises a night full of high-energized music and vibes. The Nth Power is part soul, part funk, part jazz, and 100% amazing. Creating infectious indie gospel-funk, they define what a modern all-star ensemble is for a new generation. Especially considering the players involvedDumpstaphunk’s Nikki […] [Read More]
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Exhibit Opening at Franklin Street Works on Saturday: An Exploration of What Happens When Painting Breaks Out

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Franklin Street Works, located in Stamford around the corner from the UConn Campus, opens a new exhibit on Saturday called “About Like So: The Influence of Painting,” which explores what happens when painting breaks out of its frames, canvases and other supports. The show  aims to dismantle the romantic notions of painting through unorthodox use […] [Read More]
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The Strings Are Coming to Town, This Weekend!

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The 42nd Heida Hermanns International Competition will be held the weekend of November 22-23, 2014 at Westport  Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Avenue in Westport.  This year’s competition highlights strings – violin, viola and cello.  A record number of 22 contestants have been chosen to perform in the Semi-Finals on Saturday, with the top six Finalists […] [Read More]
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“Little Women, The Broadway Musical” Now Playing at Stunning New Visual and Performing Arts Center at WCSU

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The Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) Department of Theatre Arts will present “Little Women, the Broadway Musical” in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus in Danbury. Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” features the adventures of the lively quartet of sisters — Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March […] [Read More]
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Lecture on Wednesday Evening at the Carriage Barn Arts Center about Dynamic Small Works Exhibit

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Co-Director of the Carriage Barn Arts Center, Dr. Arianne Faber Kolb, will be  Joined by Exhibiting Artists to Discussing Historical and Current Inspirations for the current exhbit, Small Works. The lecture, entitlted “The Dr. Kolb will be joined by two of the show’s artists, Robbii Wessen and David Barnett, in a further discussion of historical and […] [Read More]
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West Meets East In A Unique Antarctic Voyage.

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Margie Turrin, Coordinator, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses her experience in late fall 2013, when a small group from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory traveled to the Antarctica Peninsula with The Antarctic Forum, an interdisciplinary group of Chinese leaders and elites.  See how the magic of Antarctica served as a backdrop for conversations on entering a new […] [Read More]
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See the Iconic Glass House Enveloped in Mist – Just Through November 30

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Coinciding with the 65th anniversary of the Glass House and its 2014 tour season, the Glass House presents Fujiko Nakaya: Veil, the first site-specific artist project to engage the iconic Glass House itself, designed by Philip Johnson and completed in 1949. Nakaya, a Japanese artist who has produced fog sculptures and environments internationally, will wrap the […] [Read More]
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“God of Carnage’ at Darien Arts Center Receives Critics’ Accolades – Runs Thru Nov 22

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he ongoing DAC Stage production of Yasmina Reza’s ‘God of Carnage’ has won praise from theatre critics with positive reviews posted online at Broadway World, OnStage Connecticut, CT Theatre News and Reviews, and Connecticut Critics Circle. Cindy Cardozo, reviewer for BroadwayWorld.com and OnStage Connecticut, had this to say, “This refreshingly feral and ferociously funny show just […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Art Trail: View Art, Talk Art, Buy Art

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Bridgeport’s 6th annual Art Trail commences Nov. 13-16, with 30 venues and organizations participating to promote, engage and discover community and arts in the city. The open studios weekend kicked off at McLevy Hall on Thursday night a where there was music and refreshments courtesy of WPKN 89.5FM. As Mayor Bill Finch said on the trail’s website, “Creativity […] [Read More]
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