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Diane Farrell

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Diane Farrell has lived in Darien for over 20 years with her husband and three daughters. She has a diversified background in marketing, public relations and advertising, and owns Farrell Marketing and Media, a marketing consulting business that provides social media management, publicity and other marketing services for clients.

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  1. Darien To Go Even More Green With 30 New Plantings By Tree Conservancy

    Darien To Go Even More Green With 30 New Plantings By Tree Conservancy

    DARIEN, CONN. -- Tree Conservancy of Darien coordinated the delivery of 30 trees donated by Planters Choice Nursery for planting in town.The conservancy will plant trees at the Town Hall baseball field, Pear Tree Beach and other locations in which trees fell due to storms, disease, and construction. Funds for the trees became available through donations to the nonprofit agency.The new ...

  2. Registration Open For Darien Arts Center Winter/Spring Programs

    Registration Open For Darien Arts Center Winter/Spring Programs

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Registration has opened for more than 70 classes at Darien Arts Center, including offerings in dance, visual arts, music, kids’ theatre classes and martial arts for children of all ages.Ongoing classes for adults include ballet, tap, watercolor painting and martial arts. To see a full list of offerings or to register, visit darienarts.org or call (203) 655-8683. The DAC ...

  3. Darien Arts Center Holds Auditions For 'Baby'

    Darien Arts Center Holds Auditions For 'Baby'

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Auditions for the Darien Arts Center Stage production of Baby will be held on Jan. 8 and Jan. 9.The production by Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire will runon weekends from April 21 through May 6. The auditions will be held on Sunday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 8:30 p.m. in the DAC Weatherstone ...

  4. Everyone's A Critic: Norwalk Art Professor Finds Value In Feedback

    Everyone's A Critic: Norwalk Art Professor Finds Value In Feedback

    WESTON, Conn. — Joseph Fucigna, an art professor at Norwalk Community College, encourages his students to seek out thoughtful critiques of their work and believes the feedback can wildly fuel their creative process.   “Having someone thoughtfully evaluate a piece of artwork is inspiring," said Fucigna, a Weston resident. "It's easy when people say your work is wonderful and ...

  5. Darien Arts Center Welcomes New Visual Arts Instructor

    Darien Arts Center Welcomes New Visual Arts Instructor

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Young artists can spread out on the floor or work at tables or easels in a spacious studio with a seasoned artist in Drawing and Painting beginning Wednesday, Jan. 4.The class for 10 to 15-year-olds runs Wednesday evenings to March 15 and will be taught by DAC's new Visual Arts instructor, Stephanie Lush-Mastriano.The center's studios are spacious and classes use a ...

  6. Darien Arts Center Receives Grant  For Program For Those With Disabilities

    Darien Arts Center Receives Grant For Program For Those With Disabilities

    DARIEN, Conn. -- A Darien Arts Center dance program for kids and adults with disabilities has received a Community Fund of Darien grant.The creative movement class called "Danceabilities" was started in 2009 by DAC Dance Director Bonnie Gombos and instructor Marie Maccarone. The program presently has 17 students.In addition to Gombos and Maccarone, Elizabeth Hall and Jordan ...

  7. Westport Production Of Agatha Christie Mystery Boasts Large Cast Of Locals

    Westport Production Of Agatha Christie Mystery Boasts Large Cast Of Locals

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- The cast of the Westport Community Theatre's production of Agatha Christie's murder-mystery "Witness for the Prosecution" includes 14 local actors familiar to theatre audiences throughout Fairfield County. The production, which is directed by Tom Rushen, runs through Sunday, Dec. 11.Set in post-war London of the 1950s, the play is a “whodunit” with numerous ...

  8. 'The Nutcracker' Scenes Taking Stage At Darien Arts Center

    'The Nutcracker' Scenes Taking Stage At Darien Arts Center

    DARIEN, Conn. -- "Scenes from The Nutcracker" performances, a production geared to young audiences, is about to open at the Darien Arts Center.This holiday performance which sells out consistently carries on a 15-year tradition begun in 2002 by Dance Director Bonnie Gombos. The first production was of two performances with 10 adult dancers, and has grown every year.This year ...

  9. Tree Conservancy Of Darien Completes Green Projects At Two Cemeteries

    Tree Conservancy Of Darien Completes Green Projects At Two Cemeteries

    DARIEN, Conn. — The Tree Conservancy of Darien went to work recently to install trees at two local cemeteries.Mother Nature cooperated by providing some much-needed rain while the Tree Conservancy of Darien planted 25 trees at the Spring Grove Cemetery and Veterans Cemetery. The Tree Conservancy’s most recent project along Hecker Avenue and the Post Road in Darien was completed during ...

  10. Stratford Actors Star In Westport Production Of Agatha Christie Mystery

    Stratford Actors Star In Westport Production Of Agatha Christie Mystery

    STRATFORD, Conn. --  Stratford residents Geoffrey Gilbert, Tom Rushen and Dave Rylander are contributing their talents to the Westport Community Theatre's latest production of Agatha Christie’s "Witness for the Prosecution."The murder mystery, which takes place in London in the 1950s, is a “whodunit” with numerous plot twists and turns. Performances will be from Friday, Nov. ...

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