Movie Menu: Judy and Barbara’s classics light up the silver screen

Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland headline the movies available this weekend on broadcast and cable television stations. Check out the highlights of the careers of these legendary superstars who worked together, one time, in 1963, on Garland’s television show. Here’s what’s showing. Funny Lady (1975) Barbra Streisand recreates her Oscar-winning portrayal of Fanny Brice in …

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Reel Dad: BlacKkKlansman hits between the eyes when we need it

Sadly, we live in a divided nation. Despite claiming to live the common values that framed our country, we let ourselves, with each passing year, become more rooted in the echo chambers we unfortunately label as red and blue, conservative and liberal, white and black. Or brown. Or anything and anyone some consider different. And, …

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Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE Mad Men Modern: Norwalk’s Contemporary Architecture Tour, Sept. 16, 12:30-5 p.m., Remington Rand Building, 333 Wilson Ave., Norwalk. Tickets $60. Info: norwalkpreservation.org/. Taken from the Headlines: A Look Back at Bridgeport 100-75-50 Years Ago, Sept. 29, 2 p.m., Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St., Bridgeport. Local Historian and Bridgeport Fireman Rob Novak presents …

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On Stage: This weekend and upcoming

THIS WEEKEND *Lyn Dillies, Aug. 18, 7 p.m., Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., Danbury. The magician will perform her Mystify show. Tickets $15-$25. Info: thepalacedanbury.com. The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Aug. 18-19, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation. Tickets $35. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.  CONTINUING The Understudy, through …

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Film: Screenings and more

* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org: One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Backyard Wilderness and Pandas …

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After Dark: Coffeehouse-style concerts, benefits and galas

Elm Shakespeare Gala, Aug. 30, 5-8 p.m., Edgerton Park, 75 Cliff St., New Haven. Tickets $75 – $175. Info: elmshakespeare.org. The Kennedy Center Food, Wine & BrewFest, Sept. 15, 6-10 p.m., Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Rd., Fairfield. Tickets $75. Info: KC-Autism.org. FTC 80’S Dance Party, Sept. 15, 8 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., …

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