A spark­ing celebrity en­counter for Stam­ford auto body brothers

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Scene… Al and Sal LoBalbo — from the LoBalbo Brothers Auto Body in Stam­ford — were seen at a celebrity event at Fox­woods Re­sort Casino, hang­ing with tele­vi­sion per­son­al­ity DJ Pauly D

(also known as Paul DelVec­chio Jr.) of MTV’s re­al­ity show “Jersey Shore” and celebrity jew­eler Avi

Pris­tine of Pris­tine Jewel­ers in Man­hat­tan.

On dis­play… The Green­wich Arts Coun­cil is host­ing an open­ing re­cep­tion for “FACETIME at the Bend­heim Gallery: Clas­sic Tech­niques in a Dig­i­tal Age” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun­day, Jan. 13. The open ju­ried ex­hibit fea­tures fine art por­traits. The re­cep­tion will in­clude a Meet the Masters gallery walk; live jazz by Roni GZB Jr.; and live por­trait de­mon­stra­tion by Ed­die Nino with guest model Mar­cia O’Kane,

CEO and pres­i­dent of the Green­wich Cham­ber of Com­merce. The Bend­heim Gallery is lo­cated at 299 Green­wich Ave. For more info, go to www.green­wichartscoun­cil.org.

Scene… New York Yan­kees man­ager Aaron

Boone was seen din­ing with his fam­ily at Mediter­ra­neo Restau­rant on Green­wich Av­enue dur­ing Christ­mas week.

Artist’s talk… Amy Tal­luto, who work is fea­tured in the “Forces of Na­ture” ex­hibit at the Flinn Gallery at the Green­wich Li­brary, will give an Artist’s Talk at 2 p.m. Sun­day, Jan. 6. The art­work will be on dis­play through Jan. 23.

Scene… Ac­tor Richard Gere of Pound Ridge, N.Y., will be a pre­sen­ter at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which will be broad­cast on NBC at 8 p.m. Sun­day, Jan. 6. The ac­tor, who is ex­pect­ing his se­cond child with new wife Ale­jan­dra Silva, won a Golden Globe for “Chicago” in 2002. This year’s awards will be hosted by ac­tress San­dra Oh from “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Killing Eve” and “Brook­lyn Nine-Nine” star Andy Sam­berg.

Au­thors Live… New York Times best­selling au­thor

Chris Bo­h­jalian is the fea­tured guest at Green­wich Li­brary’s Cole Au­di­to­rium on Wed­nes­day, Jan. 9. His lat­est book, “The Flight At­ten­dant,” comes out in pa­per­back on Tues­day. Signed copies of the book will be avail­able for pur­chase cour­tesy of Diane’s Books of Green­wich. For more info, con­tact 203-622-7933 or au­[email protected]­wich­li­brary.org.

Habi­tat… Word on the street is that the nine-bed­room man­sion owned by mu­sic mogul Tommy

Mot­tola and his wife, singer Thalia, has been sold. It is lo­cated on John Street in Green­wich next to their good friends, de­signer Tommy Hil­figer and his wife, Dee Ocleppo Hil­figer.

In con­cert… Gin Blos­soms vo­cal­ist Robin Wil­son will be the spe­cial guest vo­cal­ist as he takes the stage with Jim Bab­jak,

Den­nis Diken and Mike Me­saros, who are all orig­i­nal mem­bers of The Smithereens. The con­ert at the Ridge­field Play­house be­gins at 8 p.m. Thurs­day, Jan. 11, with the Larry Stevens Band as the open­ing act. For more info and tick­ets, call 203-438-5795 or visit ridge­field­play­house.org.

Out there… Green­wich band Billy & the Show­men Rhythm & Blues Re­vue will per­form at North Street Tav­ern in White Plains, N.Y., at 9 p.m. Satur­day, Jan. 12. For reser­va­tions, call 914-437-7111. And that’s all for now. Later …

Al and Sal LoBalbo of LoBalbo Brothers Auto Body in Stam­ford meet DJ Pauly D of “Jersey Shore” fame and celebrity jew­eler AVI, se­cond from left, and Wil­liam Vasi­lakos at Fox­woods Casino last week­end.

THE DISH with Susie Costaregni

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