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Stamford Symphony’s Next Concert: Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ and More on Nov 10 and 11

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Stamford Symphony will be performing the Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, along with Mendelssohn’s Sinfonia No. 8 and a piece called Visions and Miracles by contemporary composer Christopher Theofanidis. The performances are at 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10 and at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11 at  Stamford’s Palace Theatre. Continue Reading →

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Free Tickets to Stamford Symphony Concerts Available to Those Who Work in Certain Fields

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The Stamford Symphony on Wednesday announced a new program, “Appreciation Sundays,” to give free tickets for Sunday concerts to “worthy individuals that serve the Fairfield County community.” For this Sunday, Oct. 14, the symphony is giving free tickets to people who work in nonprofits in Fairfield County. Veterans, health-care professionals, teachers and emergency services professionals will get free tickets at future Sunday concerts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Musician Joins Darien Arts Center to Teach Rock Ensemble, Young Composers, Give Private Music Lessons

Dan Salpaugh to teach Rock Composing Private Lessons at Darien Arts Center
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Musician Dan Saulpaugh has joined the Darien Arts Center to lead new group lessons that include a Rock Ensemble Workshop as well as the Young Composers’ Workshop, in addition to teaching private music lessons in guitar and voice. The group workshops each take place on Saturdays, beginning on Oct. 13, and private guitar and voice lessons are ongoing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Raveis Ride + Walk Fundraiser on Sunday Features Bob Marley’s Band, The Wailers

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You can join hundreds of people from Darien, Norwalk and surrounding towns who will be running, walking and riding, then listening to Bob Marley’s legendary reggae band, The Wailers, this Sunday, Sept. 30 at the fourth annual Raveis Ride + Walk at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk. The Wailers will perform when the riders and walkers have finished. This year is the first time the family-friendly event will include a musical performance. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Artists at Grove Street Plaza Outdoor Arts Fair This Saturday, Sept 22, Downtown

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The Artists at Grove Street Plaza art event will be back this Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Now in its fourth year, the event has grown to become a popular Darien fall tradition, and many people are looking forward to this unique community event. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Paula Abdul Coming Nov 30 to Norwalk’s Wall Street Theater — and Here’s Its Fall Lineup

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Paula Abdul takes the stage Nov. 30 at the the Wall Street Theater in Norwalk, and Blue Oyster Cult will play there on Halloween night. Those are the most prominent entertainers in this fall’s lineup of acts at the venue, an old theater that was refurbished and reopened a year ago.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘DNR’ Band Performs at Levitt Pavilion, With Bonus: Westport EMS Open House

D.N.R. band Westport at Levitt Pavilion
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Fairfield County’s (almost) all -physician rock band plays an infectious mix of rock, Motown, oldies, and contemporary hits. Celebrate the life-saving acts these heroes perform on a daily basis and recognize and remember the sacrifices they make. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Spadtastics Perform Friday, Aug 31 in Fundraising Concert for Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement

We Choose Love from Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement website
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Darien Summer Nights is hosting a special concert fundraiser on behalf of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, featuring the Spadtastics from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31 at Tilley Pond Park. (more…) Continue Reading →

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