Former Oscar winners to savor

To Kill A Mockingbird.

As we bask in the announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations, we can revisit films honored in the past this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Take a look at what’s available. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) As children we look to our parents for many things, security, direction and ...

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It’s time for ‘The Schumies’ awards for 2014

Citizen Four.

As the awards begin for the best movies of 2014, “The Schumies” honor the achievements of the movie year! Slow Baked to Perfection: Boyhood Who else but Richard Linklater could deliver an approach so creative, a production so consistent, and a cast so focused for so many years? And what other ...

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Afterdark — benefits, clubs, dinner theater

* = Suitable for children. COFFEEHOUSE-Style CONCERTS, BENEFITS, GALAS, etc. Hat City Ball, benefit for the Danbury Museum and Historical Society, Fri., Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m., The Amber Room Colonnade, Danbury; info., danburymuseum.org or 203-743-5200. Voices Café at the Westport Unitarian Church, ...

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Dance

* = Suitable for children. Thursday Night Ballroom Dance Party, 7:30 to 11 p.m., all levels, no partner necessary, Ballroom Dance & Latin, $12/person; hosted by Ballroom DanceSport at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 35 Norfield Rd., Weston; info., 203-454-9200 or visit ...

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On Exhibit — opening this weekend

* = Exhibits for children. OPENING Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Mathews Park, 299 West Ave., Norwalk; contemprints.org or 203-899-7999: Kindred, annual members’ exhibition, Jan. 17-March 17; opening recept. and award ceremony on Sun., Jan. 25, 2-5 p.m. Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup ...

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Bill of Fairs

* = Things to do with children. * Festival of Lighthouses Contest at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 North Water St., Nov. 22-Jan. 19; 24 large model lighthouses on display, with visitors voting on prize-winners; 10 North Water St., Norwalk; maritimeaquarium.org or 203-852-0700. Pequot ...

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Kids’ Stuff

A selection of events planned for youngsters and their families — see other calendar listings for more comprehensive coverage of area performances and activities. SPECIAL EVENTS * Downtown Cabaret Children’s Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport; mycabaret.org or 203-576-1636: Family Trio: ...

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