Evoking stories: Westport native inducted into Narrator Hall of Fame

Westport’s Davina Porter was inducted into the Narrator Hall of Fame and recognized as one of 20 “voices that transform stories.” The Narrator Hall of Fame was launched by Audible Books in celebration of its 20th anniversary. Since 1986, Porter estimates that she has narrated nearly 600 books. She is an award-winning narrator of audiobooks …

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This Weekend: Musicals, art show openings, outdoor concerts, festivals & more

‘Nordic Tapestry’ in new exhibit Before the weekend starts, the Washington Art Association & Gallery in collaboration with the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens will open a new exhibit, The Nordic Tapestry Group: Weaving Knowledge into Personal Expression, on Thursday. The Nordic Tapestry Group consists of weavers from Sweden, Iceland and the United States …

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This Weekend: Books, art, bacon!

Books under tents, books indoors — books everywhere at the Westport Library Book Sale this weekend. Across the Post Road, look for the Westport Fine Arts Festival.

Summer book sale The Westport Library’s 24th Giant Summer Book Sale, which opens Saturday, July 16, will offer more than 150 special books, including a limited, signed edition of Salvador Dali’s Dali: A Study of His Art-in Jewels; a Plantin Press edition of Seneca’s Tragedies (published in 1576 in Antwerp, with elaborate period binding); and …

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Earth Day celebrations

Free programs, including tours, music and activities for kids, will celebrate Earth Day at Grace Farms at 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, on Saturday, April 23. Activities run from 10 to 4; the complete schedule is at gracefarms.org. —Kiernan Kesner photo

Earth Day at Grace Farms Upcoming Earth Day festivities include the free day-long celebration on Saturday, April 23, at Grace Farms, at 365 Lukes Wood Road in New Canaan. Beginning the day at 10 a.m. is Sustainable Capitalism: A 21st Century Response to Climate Change and Modern Slavery, the topic of a panel discussion to …

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