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Stamford Concert April 4 by Artists Who Brought You ‘Walking in Memphis’ and ‘Love Potion #9’

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Grammy Award Winner Marc Cohn will perform in concert with The Coasters on Thursday, April 4 to benefit Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County. The singer/songwriter is best known for his hit song Walking in Memphis, from his 1991 album of the same name. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Seniors: Free Admission, Free Ride for ‘Chicago: The Musical’ March 26 at Darien High School

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Darien High School’s Theater 308 has kindly invited Darien seniors to attend the dress rehearsal of Chicago The Musical at Darien High School on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7 p.m.

(The date has been changed from an earlier announcement.)

Seniors can enjoy the show free of charge without the crowds expected at performances over the weekend. Free transportation to and from the Darien High School is also available through At Home In Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308 Presents ‘Chicago: The Musical’ at Darien High School, March 22 to 30

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It would be criminal if you missed it: Darien High School’s Chicago the Musical! Theatre 308 will present the high school edition of the longest running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago, at the Darien High School Auditorium, March 22 – 30, 2019. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Library Presents a One-Woman Play, ‘Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer’ on March 31

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Darien Library presents Libby Skala, winner of the London Fringe’s Best Solo Performer Award, in her new solo show, Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer, a heroic intergenerational story about the power of one person to effect change in the world, on Sunday, March 31. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford Symphony’s ‘Path to Jupiter’ Program This Weekend Includes Works by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert

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Twice this weekend, Conductor Michael Stern will lead the Stamford Symphony in The Path to Jupiter program, which includes works by Mozart, Haydn and Schubert. The concert takes place on Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 3 p.m. at Stamford’s Palace Theatre. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On a Break from Saving the Planet, Marvel Comics Heroes Visit Aquarium Saturday, March 9

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On the day after the nationwide release of the “Captain Marvel” movie, meet Marvel Comics characters Iron Man, Spider-Man, Black Panther and Captain America in special live appearances on Saturday, March 9 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Arts Center Board Members Thank Caffè Nero for Hosting Fundraiser

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To the editor:

We are fortunate to have many individuals and local businesses that value the importance of arts in our community and that support the Darien Arts Center. The DAC, which is not subsidized by the town of Darien, solely depends on funding from its programs, donations, grants, and fundraising. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Live Acoustic Music at ‘Coffee and Culture’ Benefit for Darien Arts Center at Caffè Nero Feb 28

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Darien’s newest coffee house, Caffè Nero, will be host to “Coffee & Culture,” a benefit for the Darien Arts Center, on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 6:30p.m. to 9 p.m.

The evening will include live acoustic music by DAC music instructor Dan Saulpaugh, artwork by the 2018 Ginny Wright Scholarship recipient Nadia Czebiniak, and complimentary beverages and light fare provided by Caffè Nero. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Youth Commission’s Community Festival of Arts and Sciences Coming Saturday, March 2

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Darien’s Community Festival of the Arts has expanded into a festival of the arts and sciences, this year — and it’s coming (at the speed of light from a far corner of the galaxy, but you knew that) Saturday, March 2. The festival includes professional face painters, caricaturists, science experiments, dance presentations, crafts and more. (more…) Continue Reading →

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