The Alive @ Five free Summer Concert Series rolls on with Blind Melon

In 1992 “No Rain” became a smash hit and Blind Melon became one of rock’s feel-good overnight success stories. The success translated into album sales as well as a memorable appearance at Woodstock ’94. “Soup,” one of the decade’s most underrated rock gems, was released in 1995. After a decade apart the band stumbled across Blind Melon fan/singer, Travis Warren, headed a sold out club tour and released “For My Friends” in April. www.myspace.com/blindmelon. The concert is sponsored by New York Sports Clubs. Two other amazing bands will open for Blind Melon! More
Jun 25, 2008 - 5:41:27 PM

Flags to half staff to honor peace officers

Governor M. Jodi Rell today directed that both United States and Connecticut flags be flown at half staff on Thursday, May 15, in observance of Peace Officers’ Memorial Day. National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day was designated as May 15 of each year by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. The week including May 15 is designated National Police Week. More
May 14, 2008 - 3:24:02 PM

Guitar giant Allan Holdsworth is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse

Some call Allan Holdsworth a giant in the field of guitar playing; some say he beats all at pushing the outer limits of instrumental technique and textural possibilities. All agree that in concert, the man absolutely soars. Allan Holdsworth takes the stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, May 23. More
Apr 23, 2008 - 5:49:41 AM

National Poll: Americans report Christmas is number one, public religious displays AOK, and holiday spending likely up

A new Sacred Heart University Poll shows Christmas beats out its next closest holiday rival by more than a three-to-one margin. In a national survey of Americans, 48.5% said that Christmas was their favorite holiday followed by Thanksgiving (15.9%), July 4th/Independence Day (7.1%), Easter (6.5%), and Halloween (5.8%). More
Dec 20, 2007 - 3:51:43 AM

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