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Go to the Moon With the Astronauts in the ‘Apollo 11’ IMAX Movie at the Maritime Aquarium

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Turn the clock back to July 1969 and see newspapers, collectibles, rocket models and other items celebrating the Apollo 11 mission to the moon — including a piece of the moon itself — in a special display coming to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For One Day (and for Hours) ‘Dark Knight’ Batman Trilogy Plays on IMAX at Maritime Aquarium

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Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18 for an exclusive one-day-only presentation of Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy on Saturday, May 11 on the giant IMAX screen of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The Maritime Aquarium will be one of only five theaters in the U.S. presenting this special engagement of the “Dark Knight” trilogy. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Original ‘Willy Wonka’ Movie, a Family Friendly Classic, Showing at 2 PM Saturday at Darien Library

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Spend part of the afternoon with the whole family at Darien Library’s presentation of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” from 2 to 3:45 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 29 in the library’s Community Room. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Don’t Just See This Documentary About a Whale-Hunting Japanese Town: Talk to the Filmmaker on Wednesday

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Can a proud 400-year-old whaling tradition survive a tsunami of modern animal-rights activism and colliding forces of globalism vs. localism? A Whale of a Tale reveals the complex story behind the ongoing debate. You can see the movie and take part in a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker, Megumi Sasaki, on Wednesday night, Dec. 5 at the Avon Theatre in Stamford. Continue Reading →

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‘Lives Well Lived’ Documentary About Seniors Living to the Fullest, Shown Thursday Evening in Greenwich

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“Lives well Lived” Celebrating the Secrets, Wit and Wisdom of Age, a documentary that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest, will be presented Thursday night at Greenwich Library. After the film is shown, there will be a question-and-answer period with the film’s director, Sky Bergman. (more…) Continue Reading →

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