September 2014

Connecticut Dance Students to Appear on CBS Show 'Madame Secretary'

10/09/14

Connecticut Dance Students to Appear on CBS Show 'Madame Secretary'

Seventeen teenage girls from northwest Connecticut traveled to New York City on Sept. 29 to take part in the filming of a segment of the hit CBS TV series “Madam Secretary.”

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5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Food Trucks, Haunted Happenings

10/02/14

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Food Trucks, Haunted Happenings

Round up of five great events in Connecticut this weekend; Oct. 3-5.

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Connecticut Halloween 2014: Haunted Attractions & Cemetery Tours

09/29/14

Connecticut Halloween 2014: Haunted Attractions & Cemetery Tours

Tis the season for screams, chills and frights. Some of the best that October has to offer:

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Florence Griswold Museum Show Links Three Connecticut Women Artists

09/26/14

Florence Griswold Museum Show Links Three Connecticut Women Artists

The exhibitions of three female artists will come together to create a mosaic-like showcase of Connecticut art across three centuries and three different mediums at the Florence Griswold Museum in October.

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The 5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Durham Fair, Greenwich Food & Wine …

09/25/14

The 5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Durham Fair, Greenwich Food & Wine …

It’s safe to say the things we highlight here—purposefully including different types of events in different parts of Connecticut—are all great options for enjoyment and discovery.

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Connecticut Guy Flat Stanley (Friends With Meryl Streep, Obama) Is 50

09/23/14

Connecticut Guy Flat Stanley (Friends With Meryl Streep, Obama) Is 50

Flat Stanley, the diminutive and unlikely world-traveling hero, has gone to the Oscars with Meryl Streep and has hung out with President Barack Obama, just to name two of his famous associations.

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James Taylor to Play Mohegan Sun Dec. 4; Tickets on Sale Sept. 19

09/16/14

James Taylor to Play Mohegan Sun Dec. 4; Tickets on Sale Sept. 19

Singer and songwriter James Taylor will play the Mohegan Sun Arena on December 4. Tickets go on sale on Friday, September 19 on Ticketmaster and at the box office the next day.

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‘Welcome to New York’ Film a Big Break for Connecticut Actress

09/12/14

‘Welcome to New York’ Film a Big Break for Connecticut Actress

Shown at the Cannes Film Festival, “Welcome to New York” has special meaning for Connecticut actress Anna Lakomy, who plays Gerard Depardieu's assistant.

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Montgomery Gentry Plays Mohegan Sun Sept. 26 in MADD Benefit

09/12/14

Montgomery Gentry Plays Mohegan Sun Sept. 26 in MADD Benefit

Country duo Montgomery Gentry has helped fuel a country music revolution on radio airwaves. They talk with us about their upcoming Connecticut show and their new album.

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'Buddy Holly Story' at Historic Thomaston Opera House; Get Ready to Rock 'n' Roll

09/11/14

'Buddy Holly Story' at Historic Thomaston Opera House; Get Ready to Rock 'n' Roll

The Landmark Community Theater at the Thomaston Opera House in Litchfield County will present “The Buddy Holly Story” Sept. 20 to Oct. 4.

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Amy Grant on Christian Music, Touring, Remixes; Stamford Show Sept. 12

09/03/14

Amy Grant on Christian Music, Touring, Remixes; Stamford Show Sept. 12

Best-selling contemporary Christian artist and six-time Grammy Award winner Amy Grant will perform at the Palace Theatre in Stamford on Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m.

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 Coming to Infinity Hall, Mary Fahl Talks About Singing on Anne Rice’s Audio Book

09/02/14

Coming to Infinity Hall, Mary Fahl Talks About Singing on Anne Rice’s Audio Book

The former lead singer of October Project has a new album and recently recorded the wolf-inspired theme song for Anne Rice's latest audio book.

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