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Letter as Recipes for Life

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Sunday afternoon at the Westport Library, join local author Nina Sankovitch (Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading) for a discussion on the art and value of letter-writing, using the letters of Julia Child and her husband Paul as an example. Nina’s next book, Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter […] [Read More]
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Fairfield’s Musical Legacy!

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Just opened – the fantastic exhibit at the Fairfield Museum and History Center “Fairfield’s Rockin’ Top Ten!”  This cultural center celebrates 10 musicians who have helped create our region’s musical legacy, including the Remains, Leonard Bernstein, David Brubeck, Jose Feliciano, Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth, Richard Rodgers, Keith Richards, Donna Summer and more.  See the great outfits […] [Read More]
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Naughton Performs Songs By Randy Newman in a Pre-Lincoln Center Show at the Fairfield Theatre Company!

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From Broadway and regional theater to television and films, James Naughton has won critical acclaim in dramas, comedies and musicals. He is the winner of two Tony Awards as Best Actor in a Musical, for his portrayal of media-savvy lawyer Billy Flynn in the Broadway hit “Chicago” (1997) and for his role as a film-noir […] [Read More]
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WPKN Music on Film Series Presents: Gram Parsons Fallen Angel with LIVE DJ!

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WPKN presents the next film for their Music on Film at the Bijou Theatre on Monday evening, January 13th.  On September 19, 1973, the musician and heir to a million-dollar fortune died under the influence of drugs and alcohol near his favorite place – the Joshua Tree National Monument in the Californian desert. As the founder of […] [Read More]
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Amahl & Peter: A Family Affair

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Two Orchestras Tell Two Tales with Narration and Song! Under the direction of Conductor Christopher Hisey, the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestra (GBYO) will perform Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Vistors with professional singers, followed by the Greater Bridgeport Symphony (GBS) performing Serge Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf with narration by Stephan Stout. The […] [Read More]
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Anything Can Happen with Improv Comedy in a Barn!

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Start the year with laughs!  The Role in the Hay Players are back for their popular comedy night, Whose Barn Is It Anyway, at the Ridgefield Theater Barn, tonight!  The players are returning to provide an evening of original comedy and hilarious skits. Improvisation involves dialogue and actions created spontaneously in response to suggestions from the […] [Read More]
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Hot Tuna Acoustic!

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From their days playing together as teenagers to their current acoustic and electric blues, probably no one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the founders and continuing core members of Hot Tuna. Jorma and Jack certainly could not have imagined, let alone predicted, where […] [Read More]
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WestportREADS 2014: Author Alex Prud’homme On Julia Child

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Alex Prud’homme co-wrote My Life in France with his great-aunt Julia Child. Hear about the book and his memories of her Saturday afternoon at the Westport Library. In the final year of her life, Julia worked with Alex on creating this memoir of her time in France. After her death, he was aided in its […] [Read More]
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So We Think We Can Dance!

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Student-run “So We Think We Can Dance” will enter its third year of production, as the Darien Arts Center prepares to host another popular tradition.  In this impassioned production, DAC dance students and volunteers, manage all stages of creation and execution.  The students choreograph and perform approximately 14 dances that encompass many different styles of […] [Read More]
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Inside the Artists’ Studio

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‘Tis the season once again for the Bruce Museum’s holiday exhibition of structures constructed in “small scale” that began in 1981. This exhibition, Inside the Artists’ Studios: Small-Scale Views, features artists’ studios created by four living artists – Joe Fig, Richard Haas, Lori Nix and Jimmy Sanders – who also work in painting, printmaking and photography. […] [Read More]
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