Subject: Click...Pick...Go... Your E-Buzz Events for the Week June 27 - July 3, 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.
Shakespeare on the Sound
A Midsummer Night's Dream 

Through July 1
Pinkney Park

New artistic director Joanna Settle directs this outdoor production, designed by Andrew Lieberman as a narrow boardwalk snaking across the grass of the park, with the audience on blankets and lawn chairs on either side. The New York Times comments: "The youthful cast members, dressed in cool contemporary clothes, almost blend into the audience at times as they chase their romantic passions through the Athenian woods."   More...  
Elizabeth Rose
Women and the American Revolution

Wed. June 27, 12:30pm
Fairfield Museum

In the latest in the Museum's monthly series of "History Bites" Lunchtime Chats, learn how women experienced the American Revolution, as soldiers or spies, following the army, and keeping the home front together. Bring lunch; beverages and dessert provided.  More...
The O’Jays with Jake Tavill

Wed. June 27, 6:30pm
Columbus Park

Stamford Downtown’s Wednesday Night Live Series continues with these Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, best known for their chart-topping singles including “Love Train,” “Put Your Hands Together,” and “For the Love of Money.” More...
Fairfield Center Stage
The Music Man in Concert

June 28 - 30
Fairfield Museum Commons

Featuring a local cast of 55 performers and a 12-piece onstage orchestra – this concert version of Meredith Willson’s classic musical is a great opportunity to experience one of the best musical comedies from the golden age of Broadway. Bring blankets/low-back chairs & picnics for this family-friendly summer event under the stars. Free general admission but reserved VIP tickets are for sale. More...
Burn Baby, Burn

Thurs. June 28, 5pm
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
New Canaan
Opening Reception

This group exhibition features works by Kathleen Kucka, Dennis Lee Mitchell and Jay McCafferty, each of whom exposed their materials, and their works-in-progress, to smoke, soot and flames.  Their process-driven techniques incorporate smoldering devices and scorching that make for surprisingly and unconventionally contemplative paintings and drawings. More...
Kamasi Washington

Thurs June 28, 8pm
FTC Warehouse

In 2015, this post-bop jazz sax pioneer released a 3-vol. studio album, The Epic. This acclaimed debut followed years of collaboration with the likes of Thundercat, Kendrick Lamar, Erykah Badu and Snoop Dogg. Now the genre-bending bandleader hits the road with his hotly anticipated follow-up album, Heaven and Earth, a double album featuring backing band West Coast Get Down, choir and strings. Washington combines the soulful jazz of John Coltrane and the 70s fusion of Miles Davis and Weather Report with neo-soul. More...
David Podles
Gypsy Music

Thurs June 28, 6:30pm
Christine's Garden
New Canaan Library

The Latvian violin virtuoso will present a musical program: Trail of Mystery: An Enchanting Gypsy Experience in Concert that promises to bring to life the mysteries of gypsy culture, whose music is rich in tradition and mysticism.  More...
Drew Cole

Fri. June 29, 7:30pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Fresh from his season with NBC’s “The Voice,”  the Ridgefield native returns home. With influences ranging from Gregg Allman and Shannon Hoon to John Mayer and James Bay, this soulful vocalist has been honing his craft in his adopted home of Los Angeles. More...
Summer Time

Sat. June 30, 5pm
GR Art Gallery
Opening Reception

Enjoy this group exhibition on the theme of summer, with artists including Cultural Alliance members Elizabeth Agresta, Yuko Ike, Heidi Lewis Coleman and more. More...
Marine and Coastal Exhibition

Sun. July 1, 4pm
Rowayton Arts Center
Opening Reception

Rowayton Arts Center's new, juried members show, Marine & Coastal, opens with a reception 4-6pm. See paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture on marine and coastal themes. More...
Firefly Night

Thurs. June 28, 8:30pm
Audubon Greenwich

After a short indoor introduction to these enchanting creatures, at 8:30, take a walk through the meadow, to capture the magic of early summer by watching hundreds of fireflies and their mesmerizing bioluminescence. Bring your own jar with hole-punched lid or borrow one from the Audubon.  More...
Westport Is Your Oyster: Cocktail & Garden Party

Sun. July 1, 5pm
Westport Historical Society

Kick off Summer and the July 4th week with WHS and fresh, off-the-boat oysters courtesy of Copps Island Oysters, flowing Prosecco, generously donated by Fiona Garland and Andrew Bentley, Bourbon tasting by Black Bear Wine & and Spirits and entertainment by Verbatim. More...
Mary Ann Hall's Summer Musical Theater Camp
The Little Mermaid

July 2-27, 10am
United Methodist Church

The Little Mermaid 4 days/week: 10am-2pm for ages 6-14 yrs. July 2-27 with a staged performance on July 26th. Join our cast! "Star"-fish roles for everyone!  More...
Photo of ACE award winners, guests and speakers, courtesy of Adair Heitmann. From left: James Naughton, Valerie Cooper, Robin Tauck, Dennis Bradbury, Perrin Stein, Robbin Zella, Ted Thomas, Melissa Engel, Jim Royle, Megan Bonneau McCool, Amedee Maggard, and Meg Joyce. Sitting, Ann Chernow. Click for larger image.
We were delighted to have received, in May, a $5,000 grant from the TRIP Foundation towards the cost of re-designing and re-building our Cultural Alliance website, which will integrate our two faces: the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County and At the ACE Awards Breakfast (above), we were thrilled when TRIP Foundation president (and ACE Awards keynote speaker) Robin Tauck, understanding the critical role of a strong digital presence for the Cultural Alliance, challenged the audience that if we continued our campaign to complete the website redesign project, she would match all donations up to a further  $2,500! This match will enable us to complete and launch the website by late July. Please help us meet our goal by making a donation of $10, or more, at this Impact Vine donation site. Thank you for your support! UPDATE:  With only 27 days to go, we are 29% of the way ($693) to meeting our $2,500 goal.
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