Maritime Aquarium cruises offer a variety of ways to get out onto Long Island Sound this summer
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The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk invites you to come out onto Long Island Sound this summer with the Aquarium to meet live marine animals or to see lighthouses, sunsets and even holiday fireworks.
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Jun 20, 2019 - 3:20:25 AM

Savor the Flavors, Sights & Sounds of Latin America at Stepping Stones Museum for Children during Latin Dance Night and Sabor Together
As the school year winds down and we glide into the summer season, Stepping Stones Museum for Children is heating things up with two separate, special events that will give local adults and families the chance to immerse themselves in and explore cultures south of the border…without leaving Fairfield County. More
Jun 12, 2019 - 5:42:06 AM

Sayaka Ganz scultpure exhibition "Reclaimed Creations" opens June 28 at SM&NC
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Stamford Museum & Nature Center is pleased to present “Reclaimed Creations,” an exhibition of 10 sculptures & collotype prints by Sayaka Ganz. The internationally recognized artist uses reclaimed plastic household objects like brush strokes to give her large-scale sculptures the illusion of form and motion.
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Jun 11, 2019 - 8:46:02 AM

Warner Theatre Announces its Final Production of the 2019-2020 Warner Stage Company season
The Warner Theatre has announced its final Main Stage production of the 2019-2020 Warner Stage Company season – SOMETHING ROTTEN! Lauded by audience members and critics alike, SOMETHING ROTTEN received several Best Musical nominations and was hailed by Time Out New York as "the funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years." Performances of SOMETHING ROTTEN are November 2-10, 2019. The 2019-2020 Warner Stage Company Season is presented by Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.
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Jun 3, 2019 - 5:06:53 AM

9:30pm show added! Seth Meyers comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse for a night of Stand-up on June 9
If you missed getting tickets to the SOLD OUT 7pm show, you’re in luck because Seth Meyers has added a second show at The Ridgefield Playhouse -- 9:30pm on Sunday, June 9! Don’t miss this night of stand-up from the Emmy Award-winning writer and “Late Night” host, and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people. This show is part of Barts Tree Service Comedy Series. Visit TerraSole (3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield) for dinner before the show and get a free glass of house wine or dessert with your entrée when you present your tickets! Media partner for this event is 90.7 WFUV - The Real Alternative.
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May 31, 2019 - 9:25:27 AM

2019 Connecticut Arts Hero René Soto Marks a Milestone With a One Year Gallery Anniversary Event at Stepping Stones on May 30
Eight years ago, René Soto left his native Guatemala for the United States to experience a bigger world. Some back in his homeland laughed at his plans, but René was undeterred.
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May 30, 2019 - 5:30:13 AM

SHU to lease renovated Fairfield Community Theater
Sacred Heart University announced today that it will reopen the long-shuttered Community Theater in downtown Fairfield as the new Sacred Heart University Community Theater.
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May 28, 2019 - 11:08:23 AM

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to Celebrate Statewide Connecticut Open House Day on June 8
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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk will participate in the 15th Annual Connecticut Open House Day – a unified celebration of the state’s fascinating world of art, history, and tourism – on June 8, 2019, 12-4 p.m. at 295 West Avenue Norwalk, CT. During this one-day event, the Museum, along with more than 200 other organizations and attractions throughout the state, will open its doors and offer special $5 Mini-Tours to visitors. This exciting statewide event, sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism (COT), is designed to broaden awareness among residents of Connecticut’s exceptional cultural and tourism assets and encourage them to become ambassadors who share their newfound discoveries with visiting family and friends. Visitors will have a chance to view two new exhibitions, From Corsets to Suffrage: Victorian Women Trailblazers, which features the efforts of local women and men towards the fight for women’s right to vote, and Historic Grounds & Modern Gardens, a juried contemporary art exhibition.
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May 25, 2019 - 5:49:41 AM

Mystic Seaport Museum Celebrates 40 Years of Sea Music
Mystic Seaport Museum will host its 40th annual Sea Music Festival June 6-9, featuring concerts, workshops, hands-on demonstrations, and a scholarly symposium – all celebrating the music of the sea. From songs of the golden age of sail to contemporary compositions, the festival includes a wide variety of sea music both modern and traditional, a children’s stage with special performances for families, and demonstrations of maritime work songs – or chanteys – aboard the Museum’s historic vessels.
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May 25, 2019 - 5:40:49 AM

Stamford Downtown Announces Summer Concert Lineup 2019
Two of the region’s hottest concert series, Morgan Stanley presents Wednesday Nite Live in partnership with BDO USA and City Carting & Recycling on the Dental365 Stage and Alive@Five in partnership with Reckson and BevMax on the Dental365 Stage and kick off on Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11 respectively in Columbus Park in Stamford Downtown.
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May 20, 2019 - 9:38:04 AM

Several local celebrations of art, innovation and music on June 1 in Danbury
The first weekend in June will provide a wide variety of arts, music, food, entertainment, innovation and hands-on opportunities in Danbury. The Fourth annual Art at Ives, Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show will be from 1 to 7:30 p.m. with a concert by flutist Sherry Winston at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Ives Concert Park on Danbury’s west side. Saturday also will feature CityCenterDanbury’s Street Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. downtown on Main Street, and the Customer Appreciation Fair from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Housatonic Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 51 Austin St. in Danbury.
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May 20, 2019 - 1:58:18 AM

Community leaders kick up their heels for local theatre
Not since Cain and Abel has there been a fraternal rivalry like the one at Curtain Call's Dancing with the Stars event, Saturday night, May 18. And though there was a casket onstage later in the evening, there was no bloodshed, and one brother came out on top when Chris Carozza of the Carozza Realty Group, bested his brother, Michael Carozza of Carozza Fitness, by winning the Judges’ Choice Award (male division). Chris’ professional partner was Iraida Volodina of Arthur Murray Greenwich.
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May 19, 2019 - 1:03:59 PM

Westport Country Playhouse Stages “Skeleton Crew,” Powerful Drama by Dominique Morisseau, 2018 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow
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Westport Country Playhouse will stage the gripping drama, “Skeleton Crew,” written by 2018 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow Dominique Morisseau and directed by LA Williams, from June 4 through June 22.
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May 18, 2019 - 8:37:58 AM

Stepping Stones Honors Active-Duty Military Families with Blue Star Museums Program
Today, Stepping Stones Museum for Children announces it will join museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program will begin earlier than in past years, launching on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and ending on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day. Military can find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Since 2012 when the award-winning children’s museum first joined the nationwide program, Stepping Stones has not only offered free admission during the summer months, but thanks to tremendous local support, it has extended the free offer all year long.
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May 17, 2019 - 8:36:04 PM

ACT of Connecticut announces cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
To conclude its wildly successful inaugural season, ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut is excited to present the hit Broadway musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE with performances from May 30 - June 23, 2019.
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May 17, 2019 - 5:12:04 AM

Julian Marley to Perform at the Wall Street Theater, Norwalk CT
Norwalk, CT - It has been close to a decade since Grammy Award-nominated Julian Marley delivered his critically acclaimed “AWAKE” album, and while fans and music lovers have been clamoring for another musical offering, the reggae star recently released his fourth full-length-album “As I Am”. Julian Marley will perform at the Wall Street Theater in Norwalk on May 18 from 8 p.m. Tickets are from $15 to $45. More information is available at www.wallstreettheater.com or by calling 1-877-987-6487. More
May 10, 2019 - 5:08:56 AM

ACT of Connecticut gala raises over $200,000
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ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theatre) raised more than $200,000 at its 2019-2020 Season Announcement Gala held at the theatre. Gala attendees were treated to standout performances by some of the original cast members from ACT’s productions of MAMMA MIA!, EVITA and Stephen Schwartz’s WORKING.
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May 4, 2019 - 4:57:01 PM

Wives of Henry VIII Lecture Series at Norwalk Public Library
The Norwalk Public Library is pleased to present a four-part series, “Wives of Henry VIII,” about four of the six wives of the King of England, who reigned from 1509 - 1547. Historian and Reference Librarian Ramona Garcia will present a fascinating view of Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymor and Catherine Parr, all of whom left more than a passing influence on the monarch’s life.
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Apr 26, 2019 - 5:24:51 AM

Pure Chaos: The Math Musical to Multiply the Fun at Stepping Stones from May 11 – 15
It just doesn’t add up! Pure Chaos is about to descend on Stepping Stones Museum for Children and the award-winning children’s museum is… excited? Well, “sum” of the reason for that excitement is because the smiles and laughter will multiply when West Hyler, writer and associate director of Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour and associate director of Broadway's Jersey Boys and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, debuts his new show Pure Chaos: The Math Musical for an exclusive run at Stepping Stones.
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Apr 23, 2019 - 5:16:52 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of New Comedy Thriller “Murder Too” by Weston’s David Wiltse
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of a new comedy thriller, “Murder Too,” by David Wiltse of Weston, former Westport Country Playhouse playwright-in-residence, on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. The cast includes Playhouse alumni David Beach, Joanna Gleason, Deirdre Madigan, and Andrew Veenstra. 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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Apr 18, 2019 - 1:30:28 AM

The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory presents The Nutmeg's Dance Jubilee
Nutmeg Conservatory Founding Director Sharon Dante and Artistic Director Victoria Mazzarelli invite you to experience the joy of dance at The Nutmeg’s Dance Jubilee, May 16-18, 2019 on the Warner’s Main Stage. The Jubilee takes place over the esteemed ballet conservatory’s graduation weekend, and is the culminating event of not only the 2018-2019 dance season, but of the school’s first 49 seasons.
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Apr 11, 2019 - 5:13:07 AM

AR technology comes to life at Mystic Aquarium
Humpback whales and walruses now at Mystic Aquarium? Not literally but virtually, beginning this weekend. Just in time for school vacation, Mystic Aquarium will debuted Wild Arctic, an augmented reality journey that will provide guests an unbelievable encounter with some of the Arctic’s most amazing creatures. More
Apr 7, 2019 - 7:14:40 PM

'Crazy for You' at WCSU opens April 4
The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will present “Crazy for You” from April 4-14 in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.
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Mar 26, 2019 - 9:55:17 AM

Curtain Call seeks large cast for Tony Award-winning musical
Curtain Call's final show of the season will be the 1984 Tony Award-winning musical, Big River. Based on the Mark Twain novel from 100 years earlier, "Huckleberry Finn", Big River won Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score, among others.
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Mar 22, 2019 - 5:50:43 AM

Stamford Symphony Announces Dr. Janey Choi, as the First Director of Community Engagement and Education
Russell Jones, President and CEO of Stamford Symphony announced Dr. Janey Choi as the first Director of Community Engagement and Education. As she joins the organization, her initial challenge will be to re-imagine the strategy for all the community and education work that the Stamford Symphony produces. Within her purview, she will facilitate opportunities for the Orchestra to engage with the wider Fairfield County communities and school systems, and bring new audiences to our concerts.
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Mar 21, 2019 - 5:56:11 PM

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