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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Studies Suggest There Are Far More Campus Rapes Than The Official Numbers Indicate

    Studies Suggest There Are Far More Campus Rapes Than The Official Numbers Indicate
    It's the stuff of a hideous higher-ed Halloween nightmare: sexual assault, campus fear, rape-culture environments, an ugly federal lawsuit against a prestigious institution, and an ongoing national crisis of violence against women. Earlier this month,...
  • The Mercurial Gallery in Danbury Featuring 'Crown of Clowns'

    The Mercurial Gallery in Danbury Featuring 'Crown of Clowns'
    Andrew Werner is a 24-year-old Bridgeport resident who attended New York's School of Visual Arts. His background in comic book art has blended with his training in the world of fine art to produce darkly comedic illustrations of severed body parts and the...
  • Ives Concert Park's season kick-off features Counting Crows

    Ives Concert Park's season kick-off features Counting Crows
    Danbury's Ives Concert Park opens its season on Tuesday, June 12 when the revived '90s hitmakers Counting Crows take to the scenic stage that rests on a pagoda, in a lake, hiding in the woods behind WestConn's Westside campus. It's one of the most...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • The Stepkids play the streets of Bridgeport on June 7

    The Stepkids play the streets of Bridgeport on June 7
    The Stepkids w/ Echo and Drake. Thu., June 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Downtown Thursdays, McLevy Green, Main & State sts., Bridgeport. (203) 335-3800, downtownthursdays.com.   The Stepkids won't have to travel far when they play the first Downtown...