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“Stop Making Sense”: Films that Rock

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Enjoy an incredible evening at the Fairfield Theatre Company with Chris Frantz of the Talking Heads and percussionist Steve Scales for a screening of the groundbreaking concert film ”Stop Making Sense”. VIP ticket holders will be able to attend a private pre-show reception and meet and greet with Chris and Steve. Over the course of […] [Read More]
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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Hosts Annual Victorian Tea

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Tea lovers, history buffs and those looking for a unique experience will delight in attending the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Annual Victorian Tea. On Sunday, May 5, the Victorian-era National Historic Landmark salutes the great afternoon “teatime” tradition, said to have been started by the Duchess of Bedford, one of Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting. The family-friendly event […] [Read More]
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Honey Locust Tree Relocation at Franklin Street Works

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The newest contemporary art exhibition at Franklin Street Works is structured via a string of invitations. Three participants were invited by the art space with the understanding that they, in turn, would ask a collaborator to join them – a framework that encourages improvisation, experimentation and exchange. Titled Strange Invitation (also the title to a […] [Read More]
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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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