Arts & Entertainment

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

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State Issues CARMAGGEDON Warning for Two Weekends of I-95 Closures at Exit 9, Starting 6 PM, Friday, May 31

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Don’t drive anywhere near I-95 in Stamford and Darien and don’t even think of driving over the Route 1 bridge at Exit 9 on the weekend of May 31 to June 2, or the following weekend. That’s the advice from the Connecticut Department of Transportation, which is replacing the bridge — which has been there since the highway was built in 1958 — on those two weekends. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Get to Know Long Island Sound: Maritime Aquarium’s ‘Marine Life Encounter’ Cruises Start in May

Avalon Bunge Marine Life Encounter Cruises
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Get a deeper new appreciation for Long Island Sound when you meet some of its resident fish, crabs and other creatures, brought up wriggling and wet right out of the water right before your eyes, during a Marine Life Encounter Cruise offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DHS Band Performs in Nashville; Young Composers Concert Performed at High School

DHS Band Grand Ole Opry April 2019
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The Darien High School Band took a trip to Nashville several weeks ago to perform, attend a master class and visit some sites important in American musical history. Shortly afterward, back at the high school, students from all grades presented their music at the 19th annual Young Composers Concert. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Various New Offerings at Holistic and Integrative Wellness Center in Darien

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Allison Milano-Stolar, CEO of Inspire Train Fit, is pleased to announce the spring offerings of her health and wellness business and the Holistic & Integrative Wellness Center in Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Do Something Crazy and Fun This Weekend: Drive to 17 Indie Bookstores Around This Beautiful State

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The first thing you should know is that (1) this is more fun than a written description can relay. If you do this, you will remember for the rest of your life just how beautiful Connecticut is, especially when you leave the highway. Prepare to be charmed. The second, third and fourth things you should know are that if you participate in the Passport event for Independent Bookstore “Day” this weekend, April 27 and 28, (2) you’d better not mind being in a car for most of the day Saturday and Sunday, because you’ll be traveling to 17 bookstores around the state; (3) you’ll find it more fun if you love books, because 20%-off coupons at these bookstores are the direct reward; and (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Nature Center Raffle Features Cool Prizes for Kids or Adults

Darien Nature Center Down on the Farm raffle 2019
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The Darien Nature Center is selling raffle tickets in advance of its annual “Down on the Farm” celebration. Participants have the opportunity to choose which of the following four prizes they would like to win: a night out in Darien, a custom lemonade stand, a marble sculpture, and a Nature Center birthday party! (more…) Continue Reading →

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