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  • John Patitucci at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury

    John Patitucci at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury
    Westconn music students are used to jamming with great musicians, but they're going to get a real treat on Friday when bassist John Patitucci stops by to give a master class and then perform alongside them in the Ives Concert Hall (named after composer...
  • Our Picks: The best shows in Fairfield County this week

    Our Picks:  The best shows in Fairfield County this week
    Hey, why not go see some bands? You like live music don't you? 'Cause we've got some ideas. They go a little something like this: Thursday, Feb. 9: WCSU Jazz Ensemble at WCSU's Alumni Hall, Danbury. They've got one of the best music departments around,...
  • Lysistrata enters its final weekend at WCSU's Berkshire Hall

    Lysistrata enters its final weekend at WCSU's Berkshire Hall
    Sal Trapani, co-chair of the Department of Theatre Arts up at WestConn has a thing for making his own unique adaptations to Shakespearean plays. This time around, it's Aristophones getting the Trapani treatment. Lysistrata enters its final weekend of...
  • 7Days: 8/25 - 8/31

    7Days:  8/25 - 8/31
    Thursday, August 25 FREAKS AND GREEKS If any country is America's brethren, it's Greece. It also went from being a trailblazer in the field of democracy and the center of global culture and commerce to a humiliated deadbeat nation. (It took Greece...
  • 7 Days: What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 9/22/11 - 9/28/11

    7 Days:  What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 9/22/11 - 9/28/11
    Thursday September 22 FREEDOM FOR SOME Fernando Bermudez was convicted of murder in New York City in 1992, and spent the next 18 years in prison. And then it turned out that he didn't do it. Oops! Today, Bermudez, whose case was taken on by the...
  • 7 Days: What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/6/11 - 10/12/11

    7 Days:  What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/6/11 - 10/12/11
    Thursday October 6 GET HOLISTIC Is the U.S. healthcare system getting you down? Dr. Tashi Rabten, president of the Tibetan Medical Association, and the Institute for Holistic Heath Studies at WCSU are looking to help, with a workshop called "Tibetan...
  • 7 Days: What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/20/11 - 10/26/11

    7 Days:  What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/20/11 - 10/26/11
    Thursday October 20 IT GETS BETTER Fairfield University has a slew of events dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ History Month (which is October. Duh) that are intended to bring together students, faculty, staff and alumni to reflect on the history,...
  • Connecticut Supreme Court Case Hinges on Facebook Photos

    Connecticut Supreme Court Case Hinges on Facebook Photos
    Her Facebook page was, according to state prosecutors, "a shrine to alcohol, lewdness and debauchery," and they used photos posted there to help put Alia Altajir away for three years in the women's prison in Niantic. Last week, Connecticut's State...
  • Students On Campus: To Stay Or Go?

    For many students on Connecticut college campuses most affected by the weekend's snowstorm, Monday was a day of decision-making. Should they stay or should they go? For Lauren Poremski and Christy Taylor, the answer came late Monday afternoon, when...
  • The Victims And Their Stories

    The Victims And Their Stories
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. In the day since the worst massacre at a primary school in the country's history, stories of heroism in the face of death and of young...
  • Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings

    Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...