Subject: Click...Pick...Go... Your E-Buzz Events for the Week May 16-22, 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.
Keith Hawkins
Galactic Archaeology: Finding Fossils In The Sky 

Tues. May 15, 8pm
Westport Astronomical Society

Almost every star you see in the night sky isapart of a vast system called the Milky Way. It is an average-sized barred spiral galaxy with upwards of 100 billion stars and its formation, assembly and evolution is still a mystery. Galactic archaeology is being used today to understand how the Milky Way came to be. Dr. Hawkins is currently a Simons Junior Research Fellow at Columbia University, primarily exploring the Milky Way Galaxy (its formation, evolution, and structure), using stellar spectroscopy as his tool.   More...
Jung-Hee Oh
Traditional Korean Music

Thurs. May 17, 6:30pm
New Canaan Library

In celebration of its inaugural Spring Edition fundraiser, New Canaan Library welcomes acclaimed musician Jung-Hee Oh performing Gayageum Sanjo, a traditional Korean musical genre that embraces the elements and stylistic features of Korean folk music traditions on the Gayageum, a traditional Korean musical instrument over 2000 years old. Click image for performance video.  More...

India Cultural Center of Greenwich
Salaam Bombay!

Thurs. May 17, 7:30pm
Avon Theatre Film Center

See celebrated Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair’s first fictional film, nominated for an Academy Award in 1988, that tells the story of a country boy forced to grow up in the slums of New Delhi. Mira Nair will be present after the screening for questions and discussion.  More...
WPKN Music on Film Series
The Kids Are Alright

Thurs. May 17, 7pm
Bijou Theatre

American fan Jeff Stein's 1979 compilation of archive footage of live performances, promotional films, and interviews from 1964 to 1978 of The Who, including their recording of "Who Are You?" in the studio and legendary guitar-smashing.  More...
David K. Leff
Frederick Law Olmsted

Thurs. May 17, 7pm
Greenwich Historical Society

program on the “father of landscape architecture” in America, who designed major parks in New York (Central and Prospect), Boston and Washington D.C., as well as Seaside and Beardsley Parks in Bridgeport. David Leff is a Pushcart-Prize nominated poet, and former deputy commissioner of the CT Dept. of Environmental Protection, who was appointed poet-in-residence for the New England National Scenic Trail by the National Park Service in 2016.  More...
Jon Meacham
The Soul of America: 
The Battle for Our Better Angels

Fri. May 18, 7pm
Westport Town Hall

The Westport Library presents the Pulitzer Prize winning author discussing his new book that looks back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear to help us understand the present moment in American politics and life. More...
Theatre Artists Workshop
Spring Festival of New Works

May 18-20
Masonic Lodge

Designed to delight, entertain and move, eight original short works, one-acts and monologues, representing the diverse sensibilities of the Workshop’s talented playwrights, will be performed by TAW's gifted company of professional actors. More...
Milo Z
Paul Chapell
American Nomads

Sat. May 19, 7:45pm
Wall Street Theatre

Milo Z, who calls his music “Razzamofunk" (Rock, Rap, Jazz, Blues & Funk), leads a program with Cultural Alliance member Alan Chapell, who plays “Indie Rock for Adults,” and American Nomads, an American roots band from BrooklynMore...
Weston Historical Society
Folk Music in The Sixties

Sat. May 19, 7:30pm
The Grange

Complementing the Historical Society's exhibition on Life in The Sixties, this panel discussion, hosted by Roger Kaufman, features live performances and a hootenanny with four nationally-known folksingers and songwriters.   More...
Norwalk Symphony
The Marriage of Figaro

Sat. May 19, 8pm
Norwalk Concert Hall

Norwalk Symphony, under Music Director Jonathan Yates, presents its season finale, a concert performance of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.  More...
Springtime Swingtime

Sun. May 20, 3pm
Norfield Church Parish Hall

Notables from Broadway and beyond will regroup in their home town of Weston for this concert with host James Naughton, and Chris Coogan as Musical Director.  More...
Fairfield County Preservation Network
Saving Landscapes - Buildings And All

Mon. May 21, 6pm
Norwalk Historical Society
Mill Hill Campus

A discussion of how land trusts and land conservation groups can collaborate with preservationists, to work to save and restore landscapes and their buildings and create newly energized places. Speakers include Amy Blaymore Paterson, Executive Director of the Connecticut Land Conservation Council, Dale Bertoldi, past-president of the Wintonbury Land Trust, and FCPN Steering Committee member, Laurie Heiss.  More...
Maritime Life Encounter Cruises

May 19-20, 1:30pm
Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk

Share a boat ride with an amazing variety of fish, crabs, mollusks and other creatures brought up right out of Long Island Sound right before your eyes during a new season of Marine Life Encounter Cruises with The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Cruises occur aboard the R/V Spirit of the Sound™, a 64-foot catamaran that is the country’s only research vessel with hybrid-electric propulsion.  More...
This is an occasional feature where we alert you to notable Cultural Alliance members performing and exhibiting slightly beyond Fairfield County
Westport Artists Collective Pop Up
In the Realm of the Real 
and the Unreal

Fri. May 18, 5pm
Opening Reception
96 Orange Street
New Haven

Twenty-seven artists from the Westport Artists Collective will be showing their work in New Haven, at 96 Orange Street. The opening will be in conjunction with an opening at Artspace, New Haven, at 50 Orange Street.  More...
Arts & Culture Empowerment 
Awards Breakfast

Wed. June 6, 7:30am
Shore & Country Club

Join the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County for its third annual Arts & Culture Empowerment (ACE) Awards Breakfast, June 6, to celebrate individuals, organizations, and businesses who have made significant contributions to the Fairfield County community through arts and culture. Get your tickets now. More...
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