Arts & Entertainment

Art receptions, author appearances, performing arts and some film events

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You Could Find a Christmas Gift in the ‘Small Tidings’ Art Exhibit at Darien Nature Center

Small Tidings exhibit Darien Nature Center 11-21-17
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The Darien Nature Center is hosting “Small Tidings,” an art exhibit with more than 130 works from 11 local artists, each with their own unique style ranging from natural landscapes to abstract imagery. With holiday giving in mind, all works are priced at $250 and under. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Artist Dana Goodfellow Donates Painting for Rowayton Art Center Raffle

Island Lighthouse Painting by Dana Goodfellow Rowayton AC 11-16-17
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A beautiful painting, “Island Lighthouse,” by award-winning artist and instructor Dana Goodfellow has been generously donated to Rowayton Arts Center’s Holiday Gift Show. Valued at $3,200, it could be yours if you have the winning ticket! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Cheese Shop Owner Wants to Prove to You How Good This Cheese Is: Free Tasting Today

Parish Hill Creamery cheese cheeses 10-21-17
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When Ken Skovron, longtime co-proprietor of Darien Cheese & Fine Foods in Goodwives Shopping Center, says the cheeses from Parish Hill Creamery are not only delicious but “absolutely amazing,” you don’t have to take his word for it. You can decide for yourself at a free cheese tasting from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, when the Vermont cheesemakers themselves, Peter and Rachel Dixon, will visit Ken and Tori Skovron’s store. The tasting will also include seasonal smoked charcuterie and apple and pear ciders to pair with the cheeses. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Support Hurricane Relief with Local Band ‘Gunsmoke’ Friday Night

Gunsmoke band members 10-18-17
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Local country western band Gunsmoke is performing in its latest “Music for Hope” concert at the Piedmont Club in Darien on Friday, Oct. 20. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Red Cross and the charity, Samaritan’s Purse for hurricane relief in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Also performing at the hurricane relief concert is the classic rock and soul band, The Law. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308 Students Videoconference with 2 DHS Grads Who Write, Produce ‘The Simpsons’

Simpsons Theatre 308 10-14-17
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The cast of Theatre 308’s fall drama — Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play — had the opportunity to deepen their exploration of the play through a videoconference with two Simpsons writers and producers who are also Darien High School alumni. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Barbara Smith-Soroca, CEO of Stamford Symphony, Retires After 39 Years

Barbara Smith-Soroca 10-07-17
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At the Stamford Symphony’s opening concert on Oct. 14, the Orchestra and Stamford community will pay tribute to CEO and President Barbara Smith-Soroca, who has announced her retirement from the leadership position she has held for 39 years. (more…) Continue Reading →

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