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Westport Fairpress (Newspaper) - June 23, 1976, Westport, Connecticut FAIRPRESS, Wednesday, June 23, 1976 8B Pink Tent Festival blooms One man show Internationally renowned abstract expressionist Don Fink has a one-man show of his works at Gallery 101, 101 Broad St., Stamford through June. Thursday, June 24, is launch day for Stamford’s eighth Pink Tent Festival of Arts, an expanded festival with a larger performing arts tent, special Bicentennial events and performances and a performing arts program. In addition to four nights and two full days of continuous performing arts programs, the Pink Tent Festival will offer a Flower Fantasies Tent featuring flower art in all media, and growing things; a large Artisan Crafts Tent displaying the old and the new in the crafts world; a Photography Tent with professional and amateur exhibits; and a small craft's tent filled with the work of Stamford’s senior citizens. The Ferguson Library Flyer will be on the grounds showing movies every evening. The Fine Arts Tent this year will have a new look. Artists from New York, New Jersey, Westchester and Fairfield County will fill a 50-by-100-foot tent showing and selling their works in the Greenwich Village style. There will be a separate tent for Fine Arts Demonstrations coordinated by Elsie Ralph with many local artists participating. A special Bicentennial touch will be the American Ethnic Heritage Tent in which 10 ethnic groups who are part of Stamford's present and past will tell Why we’ll never sell you a $5.95 steak for $3.95 It’s simple. We still buy the choicest cuts of aged beef available ... at the best market price. We then add a reasonable mark-up. A $5.95 boneless Sirloin Steak at the Peppermill is worth $5.95 If we charged $7.95 we'd be fooling you ... and you'd probably go somewhere else. At $3.95 we'd be fooling ourselves, and we d probably have to go somewhere else. At the Peppermill we don't fool around with quality, quantity or price! And that's no fooling. Open 5 pm daily Westport, Conn. 1700 Post Rd. E. (US 1) Greenwich, Conn. 1051 E. Putnam Ave. (US 1) the story of their contributions to America through artifacts, historical items, song and dance. Another Bicentennial addition will be a Film Tent showing the three-dimensional slide presentation “In Search of Stamford,” a Bicentennial program produced by General Teleohone & Electronics for the Stamford Bicentennial. The performing arts stage will feature two Bicentennial special events. On Saturday night excerpts from the musical ”1776” will be presented. On Sunday night "The First Day of Freedom” will be performed by the Company of the Revolution, an original script and lyrics by Doug Taylor, director of the Connecticut Center for Continuing Education at Fairfield University. The Thursday night performances will end with the All City Band featuring a Revolutionary Fife and Drum Corps. The Festival runs from noon Thursday, June 24, through midnight Sunday, June 27, in Mill River Park in downtown Stamford. Admission is free. Only at OAKDALE BEN SEGAL & BOB HALL presents for the CONN PERF ARTS FOUNDATION THIS THUR, June 24 at 8:30 PM BOXING at OAKDALE Official ENGUtHO Lightweight TITLE MATCH Luis DAVILA vs Vinnie DeBORROS *“«$7.75 This FRIDAY & SATURDAY, June 25 & 26 FRIDAY 8:00PM. SATURDAY 9 30 PM Roberta PETERS in'A Salute to featuring The BARRY SISTERS & THE AYALONS & HARMONY & GRITS ALL SEATS $9.50 This SUNDAY, June 27 at 8:30 PM The NEW RIDERS of the PURPLE SAGE All Seats $7.75 JUNE 28 to JULY 3 MON TO THUR 8:00 PM FRI 9:30. SAT 6:30 & 9:30 PM BOBBYMON > HANK GARCIA Mon-Tue S600. Wed-Thur $8 50. Fri-Sat(9 30)5950. Sat 6 30 $8.50WED, JULY 7-CHILDREN’S THEATRE SERIES Super Kid Variety Show POPEYE-SYLVESTER & TWEETY-YOSEMITE SAM-PLANET of APES WED 11:00 AM & 2:30 PM ALL SEATS S2.25-GROUPS 25 OR MORE $1.75 Box Office NOW OPEN MON to SUN-II AM to 9 PM-lnto 265 -1501 MASTER CHARGE ACCEPTED Oakdale/^^ Theatre WILBUR CROSS PKWY - EXIT 64 - WALLINGFORD - CONN 06492    ) GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLECALL GROUP SALES-269-8723 ;