Saxophonist Branford Marsalis to perform at the Danbury Audi Jazz Series

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Branford Marsalis
The Marsalis family is well known not only in the Jazz world, but throughout the entire music world as great musicians, composers and bandleaders. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis—with his Quartet (Joey Calderazzo, Eric Revis and Jeff “Tain” Watts)—is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m., just after the release of their latest album, “Metamorphosen,” which includes original compositions by all four members in a variety of moods. This evening of innovative music is part of the Danbury Audi Jazz Series.
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Apr 23, 2009 - 3:59 AM

Westport Youth Film Festival hosts special screening of new Sam Mendes movie

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Away We Go
The Westport Youth Film Festival (WYFF) has been given an incredible opportunity to hold a Special Screening of “Away We Go,” directed by Sam Mendes, on Monday, April 27, 7:00PM, at Bowtie Royale 6, 542 Westport Avenue, Norwalk. The Bowtie Cinema and Westport Arts Center are holding this screening to support WYFF. Tickets are $25 and are tax deductible.
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Apr 21, 2009 - 1:59 AM

The Wiz extends for extra weekend

Due to popular demand, Playhouse on the Green, Bridgeport's not-for-profit community theater, has extended the run of its production of the Tony Award® winning musical THE WIZ for three additional performances: Friday, May 15 at 8PM; Saturday, May 16 at 8PM; and Sunday, May 17 at 3PM. The show, which opens Friday, April 24, already has had an overwhelming response at the box office. The 1975 contemporary re-telling of The Wizard of Oz has music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown, who, for this production only, granted permission for the story to be set in Bridgeport. More
Apr 21, 2009 - 8:57 AM

The Man In Black, a celebration of the music of Johnny Cash

Starring Scott Keeton, a Descendant of the Cash Family, and His Roadhouse Blues Band

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Scott Keeton
The Award-winning Downtown Cabaret Theatre presents the world debut of The Man In Black, a live stage and media celebration of the music of the great Johnny Cash starring Scott Keeton. Keeton, an actual distant cousin of the Cash clan, and his band pay homage to one of the greatest performers of all time in The Man In Black which opens Thursday, May 14 and continues through Sunday, May 24 (2009).
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Apr 20, 2009 - 2:56 AM

Los Lonely Boys return with their unique rock 'n' roll

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Los Lonely Boys
After a childhood of playing cantinas and honky tonks from Texas to Tennessee, the band of brothers-Los Lonely Boys-from San Angelo, Texas rocked their way to the top of the American music industry with such hits as "Heaven," which earned them their first Grammy Award. Los Lonely Boys are bringing their Texican Rock 'n' Roll to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 14 at 8 p.m.
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Apr 20, 2009 - 3:58 AM

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