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Guest Conductor Paul Watkins Leads Stamford Symphony Concerts This Weekend, March 17-18

Paul Watkins conductor Stamford Symphony
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Guest Conductor Paul Watkins, will conduct Haydn, Mendelssohn and Schumann when he takes the podium in Stamford Symphony’s third concert in Our Next Maestro 2017-2018 Season. The concerts at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 17, and 3 p.m., Sunday, March 18. On Sundays, kids under age 18 get in for free. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Playwrights Invited to Submit Scripts for 10-Minute Plays to Join Darien Library Workshop

Catherine Lindsey Playwrights Workshop 2018
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Playwrights are invited to submit their final scripts for consideration to the Catherine Lindsey Actors/Playwrights Workshop and contest by March 23. The program, now in its 26th year, will present a series of workshops at Darien Library, culminating in the presentation of four 10-minute plays on June 10. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford St Patrick’s Day Parade Begins at 12 Noon Saturday

St Patrick's Day Parade Stamford past picture
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Stamford’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at noon downtown, starting near the intersection of  Hoyt Street and Summer Street, winding downtown and ending up at Latham Park on Bedford Street (see map). U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is the parade marshal. This is the 23rd annual parade, according to the official website (although the official website also says it’s the 22nd annual parade). The parade steps off and keeps on stepping, rain or shine. Continue Reading →

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Community Arts Festival Has Information for Parents and Fun for Kids

A Day to Create Community Arts Festival 2018
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The “Day to Create” Community Arts Festival on Saturday afternoon includes a variety of crafty activities for kids — including hands-on arts, face painting, animals and more — and an opportunity for adults to learn more about community nonprofit agencies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How Did DHS Chamber Orchestra, Tudor Singers Get to Lincoln Center? ‘Practice, Practice’

High School orchestra chorus at Lincoln Center
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Two Darien High School musical ensembles were invited to perform at Lincoln Center this month. The Darien High School Chamber Orchestra, directed by Jane Minnis, and the Darien Tudor Singers, directed by Christopher Andrade, performed to a full house audience at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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