Subject: Click...Pick...Go... Your E-Buzz Events for the Week June 13-19, 2018

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The list below is a small selection of the many cultural events happening across our region this coming week. We recommend you click the link above for our complete listing for this period.
Justine Stevens, flute
Mid-Day Music 

Weds. June 13, 12pm
St. Paul's on the Green

Showcasing breakthrough 20th-century works, and thought-provoking pieces by living composers, Justine Stephens explores the idiosyncrasies of a selection of modern and contemporary repertoire for flute by Debussy, Varèse, Berio, Mantovani, and Miggy Torres. More...
CT FilmFest52
Up To Snuff

Weds. June 13
Bethel Cinema
Meet the Director, 6pm
Screening, 7pm

Winner Best Documentary at Pasadena Film Festival, Up to Snuff is an affectionate portrait of American musician and composer W.G. Snuffy Walden. Rock and roll success led this Texas musician to Hollywood, where he overcame addiction to become one of the most beloved composers in television history, inspiring and enriching the lives of all he encounters along the way. Post-screening Q&A with director/producer Mark Maxey. More...
A Reverence for Nature

Wed. June 13, 5pm
Opening Reception
Maritime Garage Gallery

The pieces in this show reflect the artists’ admiration of nature or the environment in a multitude of ways. Exhibiting artists include Cultural Alliance members Judith BacalNancy BreakstoneEric ChiangLauren ClaytonHeidi Lewis ColemanRosa ColonJoanie Landau (whose Guanacaste 2 is featured at right), Julia-Rose Liptak, and Al Coyote WeinerNadia Martinez curated the exhibition. More...
Boz Scaggs

Thurs. June 14, 8pm
Stamford's Palace Theatre

The veteran musician reveling in the triumph of his latest album, A Fool to Care. The inspirational heart of those songs lies in the sounds of Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, but they venture forth, ranging from the seductive New Orleans rumble of the title track to the wry social commentary of “Hell to Pay” and a heartbreakingly wistful interpretation of The Band’s “Whispering Pines.”  More...
Elisa Contemporary Art
Her Window to the World: East & West Coast Artists

Fri. June 15, 6pm
2263 Hillside Rd

A pop-up show in a converted 1900 farmhouse featuring 10 women artists (emerging through late-career) from Connecticut, Vermont, Montreal, California and Hawaii. The exhibit, highlighting landscapes, waterscapes and cityscapes inspired by the surrounding areas of the featured artists, includes Cultural Alliance members Nina BentleyNancy McTague-Stock, and Dale Najarian. Image: Nancy McTague-Stock, Nocturnal Rhythms, (2017 Photography, water based glazes, oil based glazes on wood panel 24×24×11/2"). More...
Paul Nelson Band with Chris Tofield

Fri. June 15, 8pm
The Bijou Theatre

Paul Nelson - is recognized as one of today's top guitarists/songwriters and producers, having the distinction of not only being the hand picked fellow guitarist to the legendary rock/blues icon Johnny Winter, but also having toured the world, performing and recording alongside a veritable Who's Who of top artists. More...
Michael-Louis Smith & 
The Left Ear Trio

Fri. June 15, 8pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan

Hop on the bus and check out some funky fresh original acid jazz, rock and afro-beat grooves driven by a powerfully soulful Hammond Organ with Andy Carballiera at the wheel. Bring your dancing shoes and be ready for some surprises. Plus, sample cocktails made with Barr Hill gin and vodka by Caledonia Spirits. More...
Join the Mayor's Walk!

Sat. June 16, 8:30am
Merritt 7 Train Station

Join Mayor Rilling on The Mayor's Walk, starting at the Merritt 7 train station, viewing the notable Charles Perry sculptures. Enjoy the exercise and the camaraderie as you help field test a new 2-mile walking route in this unique neighborhood. Sponsored by the Norwalk Arts Commission & the Norwalk Bike/Walk Commission. Above: Charles Perry, Ship of Our Nights (1985). More...
Aquarium Auto Show: Barracudas, Sting Rays & More Show Cars From The Sea

Sat. June 16, 10am-5pm
Maritime Aquarium At Norwalk

The Aquarium’s first-ever Auto Show will feature 11 rare and exquisite cars all named for marine animals, including a 1956 Bangert Manta Ray, a 1962 Tiburon (Shark) Roadster, plus Marlins, Barracudas, Sting Rays and moreMore...
Al Di Meola: Notorious Electric Tour 2018

Sat. June 16, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Jazz guitarist Al Di Meola, revered for his dazzling, complex fretwork, blends jazz fusion, Latin fusion, acoustic style and world music. Before the show, complimentary wine tasting and an art exhibit by Cultural Alliance member artist Elizabeth Hasegawa AgrestaMore...

Tues. June 19, 6pm
Trattoria 'A Vucchella

SavorCity Bridgeport continues its series of monthly visits to the most authentic restaurants in Bridgeport's diverse neighborhoods. This month, a 4-course, $30 prix fixe Neapolitan menu will be served at 'A Vucchella in downtown Bridgeport, together with the latest paintings by Liz Squillace and music by jazz singer Uma Lou, with Matthew Detroy, piano, and Rich Zurkowski, upright bass. More...
NICE Festival
Kick-Off Event

Sat. June 16, 6pm
Wall Street Theater

Get swept away to the Caribbean with the sounds of Soca, Calypso and Reggae at the launch of the Norwalk International Cultural Exchange (NICE) Festival (July 7). The event features more than 50 Caribbean Carnival dancers from One Island Body Paint Band, Connecticut’s own Anthem Reggae Band, and renowned Soca DJs Musical Mix and HYPA BAJE. Funds raised will help pay for artist participation i the NICE Festival across multiple disciplines and ensures that the festival maintains its integrity as a multi-cultural arts event. More...
Nature Sketching and Journaling Workshops:
Sketching Birds from Life

Sat. June 16, 10am
Connecticut Audubon

Let nature inspire your inner artist in this the first in a series of Saturday morning sketching and journaling workshops with Justine Lee Hirten -artist, science illustrator, wildlife rehabilitator. You’ll learn to improve your observation skills, talk about techniques, and record your insights in a sketchbook or illustrated nature journal. More...
The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is on its last mile in raising funds to implement our new website, that integrates our Cultural Alliance with our material. Please support our Impact Vine campaign ($10 at a time) to raise the last $2,500 needed - part of a challenge campaign issued by Robin Tauck, President of the TRIP Foundation at our ACE Awards Breakfast. Pledge $10 (or more) here. And thank you! More...
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