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WPKN Blue Grass Benefit

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WPKN Radio presents a Bluegrass Benefit Concert at the Acoustic Café, May 2nd, featuring top Connecticut-based bluegrass bands Rodeo Fever and Five in the Chamber. Rodeo Fever plays an eclectic blend of traditional and contemporary Americana music with sprightly rhythms and rich, haunting harmonies. Five in the Chamber is a New Haven, CT-based rollicking bluegrass and […] [Read More]
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“SKETCH” From Petroglyph to iPad

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The first manifestation of a good idea is usually a quick sketch. The synthesis of thought or observation transposed to paper through immediate marks made with simple tools is a sublime marvel. Now through May 30th, City Lights Gallery presents “SKETCH”, from Petroglyph to iPad. This exhibit will consider the creative thinking process through drawing, […] [Read More]
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Searching for Sugar Man

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Join Fairfield Theatre Company & WPKN 89.5 FM for the screening of the Academy Award Winning documentary film “Searching for Sugar Man”, April 29th. The film tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ’70s rock icon who never was. He was discovered in a Detroit bar in the late ’60s by two celebrated […] [Read More]
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Lez Zeppelin Rocks Out at FTC!

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Lez Zeppelin comes to the Fairfield Theatre Company May 3rd through May 4th. According to Chuck Klosterman from SPIN, “There are a few jarring moments when [Lez Zeppelin] will feel like the most powerful all-female band in rock history…” Of course the FTC is still trying to book the original, but meanwhile they are excited […] [Read More]
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Joe Sample

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Tonight, Joe Sample performs at Fairfield Theatre Company! For more than four decades, pianist and composer Joe Sample has been an integral, innovative and bestselling part of jazz history. With Soul Shadows, the first all solo piano recording of Sample’s illustrious career, he pays homage to the great American songwriters of the 20th century whose […] [Read More]
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Copperhead: Screening and Fundraiser for The New Canaan Historical Society

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Be the first to see Ron Maxwell’s new Civil War movie, Copperhead. “Based on the extraordinary novel by Harold Frederic,…Copperhead tells the story of Abner Beech, a stubborn and righteous farmer of Upstate New York, who defies his neighbors and his government in the bloody and contentious autumn of 1862″ (“Copperhead the Movie”, 2013). The […] [Read More]
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After Vincent, a Staged Reading

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  The Ridgefield Theater Barn is proud to present a staged reading of the original play After Vincent, by Ridgefield resident Robert Riche, April 23rd. In the face of universal scorn of Van Gogh’s paintings and pressure from her family to destroy his works, Johanna Bonger Van Gogh persisted in saving them and exhibiting them, […] [Read More]
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Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Ridgefield Playhouse

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April 24th, at the Ridgefield Playhouse: Tedeschi Trucks Band, the 11-piece ensemble led by husband-wife team Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, have proven themselves one of the hottest, most uplifting acts on the road today. Formed in 2010 when Derek and Susan decided to set aside their successful solo careers and join forces, Tedeschi Trucks […] [Read More]
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Last Day of Chinosaurs at the Bruce Museum

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  Since the first paleontological expedition to Mongolia by Roy Chapman Andrews of the American Museum of Natural History in the 1920s, the allure of discovering exotic Asian dinosaurs has been every dinosaur paleontologists’ dream. Since then, dinosaurs from China have been unearthed, revealing their relationships to birds as evidenced by the presence of feathers […] [Read More]
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Not So Silent Cinema at the Bijou Theatre

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No So Silent Cinema, tonight, at the Bijou Theatre! Stumbling through shooting galleries, trains, secret societies, and falling houses Buster Keaton delivers outrageous stunts and antics (all with the famous deadpan delivery that earned him the nickname “The Great Stone Face”) in four classic comedic shorts. Enjoy these films along with Brendan Cooney’s fresh new […] [Read More]
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