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Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

The vice president of the Liberian Community Association of Connecticut — who also is pastor of a New Haven parish — is concerned about stigma from the Ebola epidemic affecting Liberians in Connecticut.

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Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

A family of six is quarantined in West Haven for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from one of the Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, as per Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recently enacted emergency protocol, city officials said.

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The Connecticut Table

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5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

Connecticut's craft beer seen is booming. Here are five breweries you'll want to checkout for yourself.

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New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

In early July CTbites previewed the opening of South End, the newest addition to the New Canaan restaurant scene. Nearly two months of frenzied activity has confirmed the local appreciation that the creative cuisine of Chef Nicholas Martschenko is alive on Pine Street.

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Connecticut Politics

$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

Almost $1 million has poured into the state from advocates on both sides of the gun legislation issue, but what impact it will have on the gubernatorial election is up for debate.

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Malloy Leads Foley by 1 Percentage Point in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

Malloy Leads Foley by 1 Percentage Point in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

After a deluge of ads and multiple debates, the gubernatorial race between incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley remains in a virtual tie with Joe Visconti still not making a difference in the outcome.

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Arts & Entertainment

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: UConn Huskies Forever, Scary Trolley Trip ...

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: UConn Huskies Forever, Scary Trolley Trip ...

Our list of the top five things to do in Connecticut this weekend.

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WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

Kara Sundlun, the Emmy-winning co-host of "Better Connecticut" on WFSB, has written a book entitled "Finding Dad: From Love Child to Daughter."

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Style & Shopping

Vintage and Handmade Style at The Haven Collective in New Haven

Vintage and Handmade Style at The Haven Collective in New Haven

The Haven Collective pairs the vintage style of Vintanthromodern Vintage and American-made products of (23rd/1st) with a rotating array of pop-up retailers in new shop to open Friday, October 24.

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Fireplaces and Stoves: What You Need to Know About Adding One to Your Home

Fireplaces and Stoves: What You Need to Know About Adding One to Your Home

If you’re looking to add a fireplace or upgrade the one you have, start with this expert advice.

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Health & Wellness

Coping With Stress: Advice on How to Recognize and Deal With It

Coping With Stress: Advice on How to Recognize and Deal With It

The upcoming holiday season can be the most stressful time of year. Here's some advice for how to cope.

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16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

Born 16(!) weeks early, Graig and Zoe Uzarski have faced serious medical challenges to just survive.

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History

The Way We Went Potty: Wethersfield Museum Restores Historic Outhouses

The Way We Went Potty: Wethersfield Museum Restores Historic Outhouses

Rare 18th-century bathrooms at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum that offer a unique glimpse of the past are in the process of being restored.

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Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

The 21st Annual Induction Ceremony & Celebration for the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate women who have pushed boundaries in the areas of design and innovation. The ceremony will take place on October 29 in Hartford.

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Education

Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University's Film and Television Master's Program (FTMA) emphasizes the art of storytelling through a conservatory-like year-long program.

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Documentary Ban Fuels Critics of Yale's University of Singapore Affiliation

Documentary Ban Fuels Critics of Yale's University of Singapore Affiliation

The controversy over Yale University’s joint college with the National University of Singapore, in which critics charge that Yale should not be in cooperation with the city-state’s authoritarian regime, was recently reignited over a documentary banned by the government.

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Evil Dead The Musical

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

“THE NEXT ROCKY HORROR SHOW!” – The New York Times    The record-breaking musical comedy sensation takes all the elements of Sam Raimi’s cult classic films -- Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness -- then combines them to make one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. And it's also the only musical in the world where audiences can...

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The Kennedy Center's Four Seasons Ball

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

Join us for this very special year as we celebrate the 50th Annual Four Seasons Ball benefiting The Kennedy Center Residential Services. This year we have the great pleasure of honoring Dorothy B. Larson, Lifetime Director with The Kennedy Center Board of Directors and Four Seasons Ball Chairperson from 1966-1984. Ms. Larson will be presented this year's Tribute Journal for her...

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WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "Twelfth Night"

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "Twelfth Night" in the Studio Theatre in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" is the original take on sexual identity and the vagaries of love. It combines mistaken identity with the plights of a cross-dressing...

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Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Oct 26, 2014

A virtuoso on the pedal steel guitar, Robert Randolph set the music world on fire in 2000 when he began playing his first club dates in New York City. Randolph started playing the instrument as a church-going teenager in Orange, NJ, a small city just outside of Newark. He regularly attended the House of God Church, an African-American Pentecostal denomination that had been implementing steel...

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Marshall Tucker Band

Oct 26, 2014

The Marshall TuThe Marshall Tucker Band is definitely one of the KINGS of Southern Rock. Take the Highway, Can’t You See, Heard It In A Love Song, Fire On The Mountain, This Ol’ Cowboy, 24 Hrs. At A Time, Searchin’ For A Rainbow....we could keep going but we believe you get the point. And we suggest you get your tickets straight away. It’s been a sellout show every...

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The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. presents this new family musical by Bert Bernardi and Justin Rugg. “The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust” is an imaginative and outlandish sequel to Dorothy’s journey in Oz.  The story begins in Kansas, where  a lonely Dorothy longs for more colorful adventures. But when the Wicked Witch of the West...

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On Your Toes (musical)

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

Gangsters, vaudeville, and the Russian Ballet come together in this riotous, romantic musical romp. With a magnificent score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, featuring such musical theatre classics as “There’s a Small Hotel” and “Slaughter on Tenth Avenue,” this spectacular production will be a collaboration of Hartt’s Theatre, Dance, and the Instrumental Studies Divisions....

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Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Saturday, October 25 – Sunday, November 2 Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 25 through Sunday, November 2 for the 13th season of the Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County, featuring the very best of current Jewish film, literature, and the very best of Jewish arts and culture that you’ve come to enjoy! For more information, visit www.stamfordjcc.org, contact...

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Modern Primates and Someone You Can Xray- Independent Underground Rock Show

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

Your New Favorite Lady Fronted Acts Exciting rock n roll in a speakeasy atmosphere More bang for your buck and bands you don't want to miss!    

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City Wide Open Studios

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Join 350 artists when they put out the welcome mat for Connecticut’s most exciting visual arts festival, spread across three weekends this October. A complete map to all the studios, a guide to events, guided tours, performances, and more can be found at cwos.org. Artists will also exhibit one work at Artspace’s Main Exhibition Hub. This event is free! 

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