Get Right Comedy Nite at the Warner
Blue Boy Entertainment is bringing all new comedians to the Warner’s Studio Theatre for GET RIGHT COMEDY NITE starring Kareem Blue, K’Rina Fort, Derek Furtado and JT Moore on Saturday, March 2 at 8 pm! This event sold out last time, so don’t miss out!
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Feb 21, 2019 - 9:02:29 AM

The New Blue - Yale's oldest female a cappella group to perform at the Pequot Library
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Mark your calendars to enjoy a dynamic repertoire and wide variety of musical styles performed by The New Blue at Pequot Library on February 28, 2019, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Hear the fresh and innovative sounds of Yale’s oldest female a cappella group. From contemporary pop and rock arrangements to jazz and swing standards, New Blue’s range has something for everyone! Registration suggested at pequotlibrary.org. Tickets: $20/adults, $15/students.
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Feb 19, 2019 - 5:03:46 AM

Cirque Dream Journey coming to Warner Theatre
The Warner Theatre will welcome CIRQUE DREAM JOURNEY to the Main Stage on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8 pm.
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Feb 18, 2019 - 9:01:23 AM

“Weird Connecticut” Lecture Presented by Connecticut Historical Society at Rowayton Community Center
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The Rowayton Historical Society and the Norwalk Historical Society welcomes Natalie Belanger of the Connecticut Historical Society for an unusual lecture that explores some of the oddest items in the Connecticut Historical Society's Archives. “That’s Weird” will be presented on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2:00pm at the Rowayton Community Center at 33 Highland Avenue in Rowayton, CT. Tickets are $5.00 for the general public and free for all RHS and NHS members. Please RSVP at: info@rowaytonhistoricalsociety.org or call 203-831-0136. Light refreshments included. In the event of inclement weather, the lecture will be rescheduled for Saturday, March 2.
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Feb 17, 2019 - 5:50:31 AM

The Concert Band & Soldiers' Chorus of The United States Army Field Band to come to Warner THeatre
The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at the Warner Theatre on Thursday, March 21. The concert, originally scheduled for 8 pm, has been rescheduled for 7:30 pm. The Army Field Bands’ concert is sponsored by Torrington Savings Bank.
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Feb 16, 2019 - 7:50:04 PM

It’s Mardi Gras in CT with Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Cha Wa at The Ridgefield Playhouse February 27
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Mardi Gras beads at the door and Hurricanes at the bar! Two bands direct from New Orleans – Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Cha Wa -- are bringing Mardi Gras to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, February 27 at 7:30pm! For more than 40 years, the internationally renowned, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul. In addition to their genre-bending romps and high-octane performances, they are known for collaborations with Modest Mouse, Widespread Panic, Norah Jones and others! New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit, Cha Wa radiates the fiery energy of the best features of the city’s street culture. This show is part of Moffly Media Evenings of Art Wine & Jazz and is sponsored by Pullman & Comley LLC. Join us in the lobby at 6:45pm for a free wine tasting by Pera Wines and art exhibit by Katie Ré Scheidt (@KatieReScheidt)! Visit 850 Degrees Wood Fired Restaurant (424 R. Main Street ~ Ridgefield) for dinner before the show and enjoy a complimentary draft beer with purchase of an entree when you show your ticket! Media partner for this event is WPKN, The Real Alternative.
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Feb 16, 2019 - 6:29:51 PM

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Romantic Comedy “The Cemetery Club” will be on Monday, February 25
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the romantic comedy, “The Cemetery Club,” on Monday, February 25, at 7 p.m. Written by Ivan Menchell, the reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.
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Feb 16, 2019 - 10:54:29 AM

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to Call for Artists for New exhibition
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT is calling for artists for a juried exhibition entitled, Historic Grounds & Modern Gardens. The submission deadline is March 18, 12 p.m. and the exhibit will run April 11-June 23, 2019 with a reception on Thurs., April 11, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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Feb 15, 2019 - 11:33:14 PM

Westport Country Playhouse Reschedules Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Sun., Mar. 10
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The 13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 10, at 3:30 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse. The event was postponed from its original date in January due to weather. The keynote speaker will be winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction James Forman, Jr., a professor of law at Yale Law School. Forman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book is “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”
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Feb 13, 2019 - 5:48:46 AM

“Broadway Bound” Returns to Emmanuel Church February 24
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Since the 1980s, Weston High School’s theater club, “Company” has wowed audiences with both classic and contemporary shows, dramas and musicals. Emmanuel Church in Weston will host its fourth, annual “Broadway Bound: A Tribute to WHS Company.” This year’s edition will feature the cast from Company’s spring musical, The Addams Family, preceded by a short program by the Faculty of Weston Music Center. The event will take place on Sunday, February 24 in the Emmanuel Church parish hall, 285 Lyons Plain Rd., Weston, from 4:00 - 5:30 pm. It's a family-friendly outing with door prizes and a bake sale. Admission is free and the community at large is invited to attend. Donations are welcome.
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Feb 13, 2019 - 5:22:29 AM

Kids' Candymaking Workshop for Valentine's Day at Pequot Library
What are those three little words we all want to hear on February 14? Let's eat chocolate. This popular Pequot Library tradition celebrates 14 years. The Kids’ Candymaking Workshop will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Children make professional-looking chocolate treats and create gift boxes and Valentine's Day cards using construction paper, ribbons, foam stickers, shape cutters, markers, and, of course, their imaginations. Registration is required at pequotlibrary.org, and there is a $5 materials fee per child. Parental support is required for younger children.
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Feb 9, 2019 - 6:39:10 AM

Stepping Stones Museum for Children is Having a Ball on February 9 and the Whole Family is Invited
All children and their grown-up sweethearts are invited to glam-up and show off their swag during Stepping Stones Museum for Children’s early-evening, pre-Valentine’s Day soirée. Hearts will be a-flutter as the award-winning children’s museum transforms its annual Winter Wonderland Children’s Ball into the Children’s Sweetheart Ball on Saturday, February 9, from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Stepping Stones will be rolling out its purple carpet for children and adults for a heartwarming evening of family fun and entertainment.
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Feb 4, 2019 - 5:34:00 AM

Wilton Library and Wilton Historical Society present “A Journey…” with Kimberly Wilson March 3
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In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, the Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society will be presenting "A Journey . . .” a one-woman musical show by Westport writer and actress Kimberly Wilson. The performance will take place on Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. in the Brubeck Room at Wilton Library. Ms. Wilson was awarded “Best Playwright" in 2016 by the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival for the piece.
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Feb 1, 2019 - 5:38:21 AM

Party with Kool & the Gang and support The Ridgefield Playhouse on Valentine’s Day, February 14
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Kool & the Gang’s bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements have influenced the music of three generations and made them the most sampled band of all time! Thanks to songs like “Celebration,” “Get Down On It,” “Jungle Boogie,” “Ladies Night” and “Joanna,” they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums. Kool & the Gang grooves on down to The Ridgefield Playhouse for a Valentine’s Day Celebration presented by Ethan Allen Hotel on Thursday, February 14th at 8pm. The party starts in the lobby at 6:30pm with champagne, chocolates and a raffle benefitting The Ridgefield Playhouse with amazing prizes donated by our generous sponsors: Adam Broderick Salon & Spa, Addessi Jewelers and BMW of Ridgefield. Enjoy a glass of complimentary champagne, courtesy of sponsor Treasury Wine Estates, with every raffle ticket purchased. We are grateful for the support of Silver Sponsors: Deb & Howard Bubb and Bronze Sponsor: Shari Goodstein. Dessert will be sponsored by The Cake Box, Deborah Anne’s Sweet Shoppe, Stop & Shop, and Whistle Stop Bakery. Beverages sponsors are Campari and Treasury Wine Estates. Additional support provided by All Season Party Rentals, Hollandia Nurseries, and Nutmeg Livery Service. This show is part of Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity. Media partner for this event is WEBE 108, CTs Best Music Variety.
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Jan 31, 2019 - 9:34:30 PM

NPT and NSO partner to West Side Story
To celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th Anniversary, the Norwalk Symphony and The New Paradigm Theatre are partnering for a one-night-only production at 8pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019, to present of one of the greatest musicals in the American repertoire. Bernstein’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics will be showcased by the symphony as well as performers from CT and NYC.
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Jan 28, 2019 - 5:14:26 AM

Maritime with a Twist serves up an adults-only evening at the Maritime Aquarium
Enjoy a unique adults-only night out, sampling fine foods and spirits among sharks and seals, on Thurs., Feb. 7 during the next “Maritime with a Twist” hosted by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
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Jan 25, 2019 - 5:09:03 AM

WSHU presents unique live concerts: "Mozart: Hidden In Plain Sight"
WSHU Public Radio will host the first of a series of live classical music performances entitled “Mozart: Hidden in Plain Sight” on Sunday, January 27, at 4 p.m. The concerts, which feature Grammy-nominated pianist Joshua Pierce and award-winning violinist Andrew Smith, will present the entire series of Mozart’s violin sonatas – some of which are fragments discovered in Mozart’s journals, or pieces that are rarely performed live. Together, they reveal a uniquely personal perspective of Mozart’s journey from wunderkind to icon.
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Jan 22, 2019 - 11:52:48 AM

MONDAY: On MLK Day, The Discovery Museum Offers Free Admission
On Monday, January 21, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Discovery Museum will be offering free admission all day.
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Jan 19, 2019 - 11:49:35 AM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Features 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, January 20
Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction James Forman, Jr., a professor of law at Yale Law School, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Sunday, January 20, at 3 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse. Forman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book is “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”
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Jan 11, 2019 - 5:51:58 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Presents The Moth - True Stories, Told Live, on January 25
Among the storytellers are Westport residents Jane Green, New York Times best-selling author; and Dan Woog, local blogger

Westport Country Playhouse will present The Moth Mainstage, featuring five storytellers sharing true, personal stories from their lives on the theme, “The Ties That Bind: The Moth in Westport,” for one-night-only, Friday, January 25, at 7:30 p.m. Among the storytellers are Westport residents Jane Green, New York Times best-selling author; and Dan Woog, Westport blogger. Others are Alistair Bane, Henia Lewin, and Trina Michelle Robinson. The evening’s host is Dame Wilburn, a poet, storyteller, and writer, and former Moth GrandSLAM champion. Director is Meg Bowles; producer is Michelle Jalowski.
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Jan 3, 2019 - 7:48:09 AM

Winter Wedding Belles ringing at Curtain Call
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What happens when four “mature” Texas women take it upon themselves to stage an elaborate wedding – for a total stranger – all in one day? See Curtain Call’s first production of 2019, Wedding Belles, for the answers!
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Dec 23, 2018 - 1:26:16 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2019 Family Festivities Series
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Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2019 Family Festivities Series on selected Sundays from January through April, featuring musical productions based on classic and contemporary children’s stories. The four-show series includes musical versions of the classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” and the bestselling book, “Angelina Ballerina.” Performances are at 1 and 4 p.m., and are approximately one-hour in length. Tickets, at $20 each, are now on sale.
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Dec 13, 2018 - 9:59:46 AM

"Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruises start Dec. 15 at The Maritime Aquarium
Cruise out onto Long Island Sound this winter with The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk in hopes of seeing some of the seals and birds that spend the colder months just off Connecticut’s shores.
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Dec 11, 2018 - 10:08:31 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Brings “Willesden Reads” Students to Free Performance of “The Pianist of Willesden Lane”
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Westport Country Playhouse will offer a free-of-charge performance to “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” for students at Connecticut schools adopting the “Willesden Reads” program into their curriculum to study the Holocaust. “Willesden Reads” is a program of the Hold On To Your Music Foundation, established in 2003 by Mona Golabek, who stars in “The Pianist of Willesden Lane.” The Foundation’s mission is to expand awareness and understanding of the ethical implications of world events such as the Holocaust, and the power of the arts, especially music, to embolden the human spirit in the face of adversity.
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Dec 4, 2018 - 5:52:53 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2019 Season
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Westport Country Playhouse announces its upcoming 2019 season, featuring five productions, playing April 23 through November 23, under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos. The Connecticut professional theater’s lineup includes two musicals, two dramas, and a comedy. 2019 season tickets are now on sale. Single tickets for 2019 productions will go on sale in March.
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Nov 29, 2018 - 3:26:00 AM

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