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  • Our Picks: Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs Play the Year's Last CHIRP Show in Ridgefield

    Our Picks: Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs Play the Year's Last CHIRP Show in Ridgefield
    Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs close out CHIRP's 2013 of free shows at Ballard Park in Ridgefield this Thursday night. They won a Latin Grammy award in 2010, and are known for incorporating elements from rock, jazz and Tejano music. They've played the...
  • Comedian Rita Rudner Performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday

    Comedian Rita Rudner Performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday
    Since 2001, standup comedienne Rita Rudner has performed almost exclusively in Las Vegas, and she's done so with great success having been named Las Vegas Review-Journal's "Best Comedian in Las Vegas" eight years in a row. Her show, housed at the...
  • Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.

    Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.
    Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...
  • Why Not Help Clean Up the Long Island Sound Coastline This Weekend?

    If you're looking for something satisfying to do outdoors this weekend, why not join in the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday. The non-profit group Save the Sound and its partners (including Bank of America) will be working at 17 sites along the...
  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
  • Bad Medicine: A Documentary Looks at Health Care in the U.S.

    Escape Fire Saturday, September 29, 7:30 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT; for Information/Tickets call (203) 438-5795; ridgefieldplayhouse.org  Called by The Village Voice “An ‘Inconvenient Truth’ for...
  • Free Music! Gets jumping with Slightly Stoopid

    Free Music! Gets jumping with Slightly Stoopid
    California rockers Slightly Stoopid have covered a lot of stylistic ground since they, as high schoolers, were first signed to Sublime leader Brad Nowell's Skunk record label. The band has previously mixed skatepunk, off-kilter pop and hip-hop sounds....
  • Galactic Expand the Musical Topography of Their New Orleans Home

    Galactic Expand the Musical Topography of Their New Orleans Home
    In New Orleans, funk is important. They pump it into the water supply like fluoride. It’s as vital as air or étouffée. And when New Orleans funk is discussed, a few names spring to mind: the late boogie-woogie piano master Professor Longhair, the...
  • Decline Of Single-Family Homes Threatens Towns' Revenue

    Decline Of Single-Family Homes Threatens Towns' Revenue
    The threat facing the large majority of Connecticut municipalities is silent and barely visible, but creeping slowly toward them. Demographic and economic pressures — aging residents with little savings, young professionals with sizable...
  • Margaret H. Abbott, genetics researcher

    Margaret H. Abbott, genetics researcher
    Margaret Hawkins Abbott, a retired Johns Hopkins Medical School genetics researcher who investigated families with inherited conditions for nearly five decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 1 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89 and lived in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Donate To Sandy Hook School Fund Through Discount Power's Charity Program

    Offers of financial assistance to the families affected by the tragedy in Newtown has spurred the creation of several charity funds. Discount Power, Inc. is proud to partner with The United Way of Western Connecticut, administrators of the Sandy Hook...