Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for Thanksgiving Week & More: Nov. 22-28 -21, 2017

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Our Thanksgiving Week
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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.
The Exterminating Angel 

Wed. Nov. 22, 2pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Following the rapturous response to his last opera, The Tempest, the Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Buñuel film, a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can not escape. Music by Thomas Adès, libretto by Tom Cairns who also directs, based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza. (More)
Great Trains 
Holiday Exhibit

Fri. Nov. 24 
Wilton Historical Society
Opening Reception

Dressed for the holidays, the Wilton Historical Society’s historic 18th- and 19th-century buildings are transformed into a train-lovers delight with many different train layouts winding through tiny towns with many kinds of buildings, tunnels and two working Ferris Wheels! The interactive display enchants visitors of all ages with lots of buttons to push and knowledgeable “train engineers” on hand to “talk trains.” Through Jan. 15. (More)
Sister Act

Nov. 24-26
+ through Dec. 16 
Curtain Call

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has had audiences jumping to their feet! A disco diva on the run finds shelter in a convent, quickly conflicts with the Mother Superior, but breathes new life into the convent and community with her disco moves and inspired singing. (More)
Hey Nineteen
Tribute To Steely Dan

Sat. Nov. 25, 8pm 
Bijou Theatre

Hey Nineteen is an 11-piece group of professional musicians with the theoretical knowledge and musicality required to master the complex music of Steely Dan. They have packed venues throughout New England and are well known for their high energy show as well as their "spot-on Steely Dan sound!" (More)
New England Ballet
14th Annual Sugar Plum Party

Sun. Nov. 26, 1pm
Stratford Theatre.
Leo H. Lohrman, II, 
Scottish Rite Theatre

Hear Clara read the enchanting Nutcracker story; see the troupe perform the Nutcracker Suite; meet the dancers; make holiday crafts; enjoy holiday games. A perfect holiday event for young children! (More)
Richard Klein
A Curator Tour

Sun. Nov. 26, 2pm
Aldrich Museum 
Guild of Artists

Explore the art on view at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum during an engaging tour led by exhibitions director Richard Klein. Discover an international collection of contemporary photography, get an insider’s look at a twenty-three-foot-high architectural environment occupied by artists, and immerse yourself in a mixed-media exhibition inspired by the craft categories of Connecticut’s Durham Fair.  (More)
Andrea Bonfils 
Open Studio

Nov. 26-28

Explore the latest work of international artist and Cultural Alliance member, Andrea Bonfils as she opens her studio this weekend (by appointment only). Work includes her Submerged Garden series and the Nest series of 3-D construction photo montage work, alongside  large-scale encaustic paintings.  
Pierce Fulton and NVDES 
Better Places Tour
Mon. Nov. 27, 8pm
Fairfield Theatre Company

Fairfield native Pierce Fulton is a pioneer in the electronic music world. His new band has a sound that embraces elements of indie rock and dance fusion. Live instruments mix with electronic elements bridge the gap between old and new. With NVDES, a Los Angeles-based experimental electro-pop project. (More)
Liz Tardif
Leonard Fox
The Art of Buying Art

Tues. Nov. 28, 7pm
Fairfield Public Library

Learn how to find art that suits your style and your budget as well as how to build your own sensibilities about assessing art. Get to see the differences between decorative art, collectible art, investment art, prints, and how to buy each.  A painter herself, Liz Tardif is a curator for the Fairfield Library's Kershner Gallery, an art advisor and founder of Cherry Street Art, a resource for art buyers and collectors. Leonard Fox is a distinguished purveyor of fine arts and books and will discuss collecting and investing in rare art books. (More)
Sam Lubell
Greg Goldin
Never Built New York

Tues. Nov. 28, 6:30pm
New Canaan Library

New Canaan Library and The Glass House welcome curators Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin to speak about their exhibition, Never Built New York, currently on view at the Queens Museum, New York. The event will be preceded by a light reception at 6 p.m. Free; but registration required. (More)
Thankful Friday
Holiday Workshop

Fri. Nov. 24
Discovery Museum

AT the Thankful Friday (Skip The Malls!) Holiday Workshop, kids can create fun and memorable presents for the whole family, make green-screen photo cards, try their luck in an elf scavenger hunt and much more: click through for details.  (More)
Pequot's Black Friday/Saturday Book Sale

Nov. 24-25
Pequot Library

Choose from more than 10,000 items, including many new books, CDs, DVDs ideal for gifting. Don't miss the Easton Press/Franklin Library leather-bound books  and the vintage cameras. Many new items; most others are gently-used -- ideal for gifting. Most books chosen for their suitability for holiday gift-giving. All Sale proceeds support Pequot Library's annual programs for adults and children, serving thousands of participants a year. (More)
of What's Happening This Week
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