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Service of Choral Evensong on Feb 3 Sung by Men of St Luke’s Parish Choir (and There’s Beer)

Medieval Evensongs and Beer Tasting St Luke's Chior
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The gentlemen of the Saint Luke’s Parish Choir, Darien, will sing a service of Choral Evensong on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 5 Saint Luke’s Parish in Darien. Following the service there will be a tasting of hand-crafted Trappist beers from St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Mass.  The event is free and open to the public. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Valerie Simpson, Paul Shaffer and Darlene Love Headline Concert for Children’s Learning Centers

Valerie Simpson contributed photo publicity 12-22-17
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Valerie Simpson will take the stage to benefit Stamford nonprofit preschool provider Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County at Stamford’s Palace Theatre on Saturday, April 28. Paul Shaffer will make a special appearance with Simpson, and Darlene Love will also perform.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Holiday Winter Concerts Coming to Darien’s Public Schools

Music Darien Public Schools winter concerts 11-28-17
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The Darien Public Schools Music Department would like to announce their schedule of upcoming holiday winter concert programs for the month of December. The concerts will feature nearly 2,000 band, chorus, and orchestra students performing in 10 concert programs throughout the district. (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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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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‘Surcari’ Performs Latin American Music for Families Thursday at Library

Surcari concert Library 09-26-17
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Join us for a family music performance at Darien Library on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room. Surcari (a combination of two words: “Suramérica” and “Caribbean”) is a performance group originally from Chile and Puerto Rico under the musical direction of guitarist Lorena Garay. (more…) Continue Reading →

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