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  • 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...
  • Our Picks: Thursday Night Coffeehouse Series at WCSU

    Our Picks: Thursday Night Coffeehouse Series at WCSU
    Students, get your asses back to your classes. The new school year is upon us, and with it comes a wide-range of student-focused activities. At WestConn, for example, they've got a weekly coffeehouse series on Thursday nights. And here's what the schedule...
  • The Ives Concert Park in Danbury Hosts Zombiefest on Saturday

    The Ives Concert Park in Danbury Hosts Zombiefest on Saturday
    Ives Concert Park is trying out something new this fall, their 1st ever Zombiefest. It consists of a zombie beauty contest (both male and female), a screening of Night of the Living Dead, music by Pat Horgan and Thunder Road, a Thriller Dance Party,...
  • Best Local TV Personality

    Best Local TV Personality
    1) Paul Piorek (News 12) Paul Piorek, the News 12 weathercaster, didn't start his career by gazing skyward. He is a former elementary social studies teacher and assistant at Western Connecticut State University's weather center. Weather was his passion...
  • The Dalai Lama Speaks at The O'Neill Center in Danbury on Thursday

    The Dalai Lama Speaks at The O'Neill Center in Danbury on Thursday
    Hello Dalai. The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet accepted an invitation to speak at WestConn, and this Thursday and Friday he's going to make good on his promise. Thursday's talk is called The Art of Compassion while Friday's is the somewhat vaguer one titled...
  • Philip Glass Performs Live at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury on Oct. 18

    Philip Glass Performs Live at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury on Oct. 18
    Philip Glass has composed over a dozen operas and eight symphonies, one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century. He's known for being minimalist, but has distanced himself from that genre-fication as of late: He describes himself as a writer...