Former Teen Idol Bobby Rydell Still a ‘Wild One’

09/14/16

Former Teen Idol Bobby Rydell Still a ‘Wild One’

On tour and with a new autobiography, former teen idol Bobby Rydell is still going strong

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TerrifiCon at Mohegan Sun Draws Amazing Cast of Characters

09/14/16

TerrifiCon at Mohegan Sun Draws Amazing Cast of Characters

Mohegan Sun hosted the first TerrifiCon Aug. 18-21, featuring celebrity guests, panel discussions, exhibits and plenty of fans attending in costume as their favorite superhero, sci-fi, horror and anime characters. The event is currently scheduled to return in August 2017.

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At 80, Legendary Singer Johnny Mathis Not Slowing Down

09/06/16

At 80, Legendary Singer Johnny Mathis Not Slowing Down

Believe it or not, 80-year-old Johnny Mathis is celebrating six decades in the business and is coming to Waterbury’s Palace Theater with his 60th Anniversary Concert Tour on Sept. 10.

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Are You Not Entertained? 6 September Events to Keep You Busy

09/01/16

Are You Not Entertained? 6 September Events to Keep You Busy

SLURPIN’ SUMMER FUN Fresh and briny — few things say New England quite like oysters. They are the star of the show at the 39th annual Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival, scheduled for Sept. 10-11 at Veterans Memorial Park. Head to the Oyster Pavilion for the slurping contest and to learn all about Norwalk’s oystering history. Take a ride on the 65-foot gondola Ferris wheel, stop by the Paul Bunyan lumberjack show and pick up something special at the arts and crafts show, which will feature more than 100 juried vendors. The Kids’ Cove has games, rides and activities under the big circus tent, and there will be live music throughout the weekend. seaport.org ARTISTIC VISION Spend your Labor Day weekend discovering new artistic treasures at the 43rd...

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BACKSTAGE: Feeling Closer to Shakespeare and Early Meryl Streep

08/30/16

BACKSTAGE: Feeling Closer to Shakespeare and Early Meryl Streep

The first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published by two of his fellow actors (yes, he acted, too) in 1623, seven years after the Bard’s death, is touring every state in the U.S. Connecticut’s stop will be at the William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut at Storrs Sept. 2-25.

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