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Entries Tagged as 'Downtown Cabaret Theatre'

Cast Your Vote, Show Off The Best Of Bridgeport

April 24th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The Connecticut Office of Tourism has launched a contest to name your favorite place in the state (no, not your favorite place to neck) and wouldn’t it surprise to create a Bridgeport buzz. Stamford, Hartford and New Haven are often highlighted in the state’s tourism campaign, while little ol’ state’s largest city (okay, it’s a […]

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View From A Political Demagogue, ‘New Haven Would Look Like Bridgeport Without Yale’

April 22nd, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

It always intrigues when the state’s largest city serves as a convenient foil for political demagoguery, especially from one who seeks the office of mayor in New Haven. State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, speaking at a mayoral forum in New Haven on Saturday, said the following according to the New Haven Independent when candidates were asked about […]

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Bill Promotes City On Billboard

April 5th, 2013 · 59 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Bridgeport must promote its assets: concert venues, attractions, destination points, parks, restaurants, arts community, sporting events, new housing Downtown. It’s an economic driver that brings folks into the city and reminds residents about positive options in their community. The electronic billboard at the Webster Bank Arena promotes in rotation a variety of businesses and venue […]

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Discount Tix For OIB Readers, Elton John And Billy Joel Tribute Show Sunday Night

April 5th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The weekend shows for the Face 2 Face Elton John and Billy Joel Experience at the Downtown Cabaret are sold out, but there are still some tix available for the Sunday 8 p.m. performance and we have a special 50 percent discount offer for you. Call the box office 203-576-1636 with promo code “OIB50″ for […]

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Mayor Puts On Bright Face, Highlights Accomplishments, Braces For Beastly Budget–Will Malloy Step Up For Bridgeport?

March 20th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Bill Finch took office as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city in December of 2007. Assuming he fills out this second four-year term he will become one of the longest-serving mayors in city history surpassed only by Republican Clifford Wilson, Democrat Joe Ganim and Socialist Jasper McLevy. The budget Finch will soon propose to the City […]

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Sing The Praises Of City’s Music Scene

March 4th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

Spread the word, the Downtown Bridgeport music scene is heating up. The Bijou Theater, Downtown Cabaret, Two Boots, Klein Memorial, Webster Bank Arena and so much more. Concerts, clubs, community theater. Saturday night a jammed Bijou grooved to the genial showmanship of Livingston Taylor, singer songwriter extraordinaire, who’s also a professor at Berklee College of […]

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City Restaurants Served Up In Connecticut Magazine’s Best List

January 26th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Several Bridgeport restaurants including Joseph’s Steakhouse, Barnum Publick, both downtown, and Home On The Range in Black Rock made Connecticut Magazine’s list of top eateries. A bunch of us closed down Joseph’s twice last week following performances at the Bijou Theater and Downtown Cabaret Theatre. The staff was like “dudes, it’s midnight, can we go […]

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If You’re Normal (Or Not), Check Out Next To Normal At Downtown Cabaret

January 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events

From The Bridgeport Theatre Company: NEXT TO NORMAL’s story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her family. The musical also addresses such issues as grieving a loss, suicide, drug abuse, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life. The musical opened on Broadway in April […]

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