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WAC to re-create The Factory at Warhol Ball benefit - Culture Cache - Connecticut News
February 16, 2012 at 3:19 pm by Pat Quinn From 1962 to 1968, Andy Warhol's studio, The Factory, was the hip hangout for artists, writers and musicians such as Lou Reed, Truman Capote and Salvador Dalí. Come April, the Westport Arts Center will revive the scene at the iconic Manhattan meeting place when it hosts The Warhol Ball - A Night at The Factory.
Mates of State, Stepkids to perform homestate show - Culture Cache - Connecticut News
February 16, 2012 at 2:18 pm by Scott Gargan Two of Connecticut's most beloved indie acts are teaming up for an in-state concert. Stratford's Mates of State and Bridgeport's The Stepkids are set to perform Friday, Feb. 24 at Studio 756 (756 Chapel Street) in New Haven.
StoryCorps founder brings tales of love to Fairfield - Culture Cache - Connecticut News
February 16, 2012 at 1:16 pm by Christina Hennessy Since 2003, Dave Isay and the crew behind StoryCorps have been collecting the stories of everyday people, in an effort to record and preserve their tales for future generation.
New generation of neighborhood butchers revive long lost craft
Nationwide, newly-minted butchers are selling meat from small local farms that raise their animals humanely and sustainably, while offering a knowledgeable and intimate level of customer service that is luring in foodies like the scent of braised brisket.
Local historian traces history of "Kate's Cottage" in upcoming talk in Fairfield
Local historian traces history of "Kate's Cottage" in upcoming talk in Fairfield Katharine Hepburn spent much of her life living in two places: a spacious row house in Manhattan's upscale Turtle Bay neighborhood and a sprawling waterfront estate in her hometown of Old Saybrook.
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Mr. Noone, Mr. Noone! Can I have your autograph? - Culture Cache - Connecticut News
February 15, 2012 at 5:04 pm by Scott Gargan Herman's Hermits frontman Peter Noone signed an autograph for Connecticut Post assistant managing editor Jim Shay following the singer's performance at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Noone signed his name on the front cover of the Feb.
DMB to perform live in Hartford, release new album - Culture Cache - Connecticut News
February 15, 2012 at 12:37 pm by Pat Quinn After taking a break for much of 2011, The Dave Matthews Band is set to embark on a North American tour that takes them to the Comcast Theatre in Hartford on Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26.
Tiger statues being refurbished in Milford
Signing All-Star slugged Prince Fielder won't be the only offseason upgrade for the Detroit Tigers. The team, which figures to contend for another American League Central Division title, will also have two newly refurbished tiger statues atop the Comerica Park scoreboard when it opens the season in April.
Stage legend Ben Vereen to give "Actor's Studio"-style talk at Sacred Heart
Stage legend Ben Vereen to give "Actor's Studio"-style talk at Sacred Heart When Ben Vereen accepted his induction into the American Theater Hall of Fame at the Gershwin Theatre in January, he couldn't help but wonder if the theater establishment was trying to tell him something. First of all, I didn't expect it.
Google's Valentine's Day Doodle is All Heart -- and Some Politics
By Brennon Slattery, PCWorld Feb 14, 2012 8:30 AM Google's Valentine's Day doodle, a sweet video co-animated by Michael Lipman of Happy Tree Friends fame, packs a small but powerful social message about marriage equality and how materialism -- even with the help of Google searches -- can't solve problems of the heart.
Norwalk named seventh on ‘least romantic’ list - Culture Cache - Connecticut News
February 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm by Scott Gargan Cupid's arrow appears to have missed Foursquare users in Norwalk. The city was named seventh in a list of "least romantic" municipalities in the United States, according to a poll by the location-based social networking website.
Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone at Quick Center Valentine's show
playing Herman's Hermits hits -- "I'm Into Something Good," "A Must to Avoid," "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" -- is a point of pride for the British Invasion star and erstwhile teen heartthrob. [...] when Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone takes the stage at the Regina A.