After Dark: Coffeehouse-Style Concerts, Benefits, Galas, Etc.

Western Conn. State U. Midtown Coffeehouse, Thurs. at 8 (open mic), featured act at 9; in the Colonial Corner, Midtown campus, 181 White St., Danbury; free adm., donations accepted; info., 203-837-8486: Rhett Price, contemporary violinist, Thurs., April 27; all-night open mic, May 4. 16th annual Evening of Hope with Aloha theme, hosted by Operation Hope …

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Film: Documentaries, Film Fests, Special Screenings

The New Haven International Film Festival May 3-6, film exhibition and competition, education, music and parties; details: filmfreeway.com/festival/newhavenfilmfestival Saturday Night Fever, brand new director’s cut for 40th anniversary of Director John Badham and Paramount Pictures restoration of classic, Sun., May 7, 7 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., tickets $12.50, ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. Stratford …

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Dance: Performance and Participatory

Thirty Something! Connecticut Ballet’s 35th anniversary program with three one-act ballets, Sat., May 6, 7:30 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford, palacetheatre.org or 203-325-4466; tickets $35. Center Stage Recital 2017, Sat., May 13, 5 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford, palacestamford.org or 203-325-4466; dance production with students ages 3-18 showcasing talents …

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Kids’ Stuff: Family Fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Stepping Stones Museum’s Out-of-This-World events, 303 West Ave., Norwalk; open daily 10-5: Thurs.-Sun, May 4-7, celebrating sci-fi and space. Visitors invited to come dressed as favorite character or show off sci-fi tee shirt for these activities, free with museum adm.: May 4: 10:15-10:45 a.m., Paper U.F.O; 2-2:30 p.m., Rocket Science; 3:15-3:45, Jedi Forces, …

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