Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week April 11-17, 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.

Photography's Greatest Icons

Wed. April 11, 6pm
Cocktail Reception
Isabella Garrucho Fine Art 

Photographs by: Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Horst P. Horst, Terry O'Neill, George Hoyningen-Huene, William Klein
Frances McLaughlin-Gill, Norman Parkinson, Irving Penn. RSVP Required.  More...

Laurel Peterson
Poetry Night

Wed April 11, 6:30pm
Rowayton Arts Center

Norwalk’s poet laureate, Laurel Peterson will not only read her own poetry, inspired by painting, but will encourage the audience to also write, inspired by the show of more than 70 paintings in the current Abstraction exhibition. RSVP Required. More...
Marcie Slepian
Elizabeth Tardif
Landscape Art Talk

Wed. April 11, 7pm
Fairfield Public Library 

Art educator Marcie Slepian and artist and art consultant Elizabeth Tardif give an art talk complementing In The Moment, the exhibit of eight Connecticut landscape artists in the Library’s Kershner Gallery.  Slepian will discuss 17th-century European landscape painting, and Tardif will then review landscape art today.  More...
Frederick Noyes
The Glass House/Noyes House 

Thurs. April 12, 6:30pm
New Canaan Historical Society

Architect Frederick Noyes compares his father’s house, the Eliot Noyes House (1954) with Philip Johnson’s Glass House (1949): two of the most famous of the iconic Mid-Century Modern houses built in New Canaan by members of the Harvard Five in the 1940s and 50s More...

Fri. April 13, 8pm
The Warehouse FTC

Buckethead is a mysterious genius who blends classic guitar sounds with some of the most otherworldly guitar sounds you've ever heard. His outrageous catalog of more than 300 studio albums contains every guitar technique under the sun, from progressive metal, funk, and blues, to jazz, bluegrass, and avant-garde music.  More...
Doubt: A Parable

April 13-15
Center Stage Theatre

This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning 2004 play by John Patrick Shanley, about authority, suspicion, ambiguity and religion, is set in the political and social unrest of 1960s America. A progressive young priest’s conduct comes under question by Sister Aloysius Beauvier, the school principal, whose beliefs are deeply rooted in tradition. More...
Carol Dixon
Near and Far

Sat. April 14, 3pm
Greenwich Library
Byram Shubert Branch
Opening Reception

Works in oil, embroidered collages, and computerized paintings by Cultural Alliance artist member, Carol Nimpomnich DixonThe paintings and embroidered collages depict magnified gem crystals, as seen through a microscope, the heavens as viewed through a telescope, and places as far away as the Sea of Cortez and China, and as close as an evening horizon of New York City.  More...
Greenwich Symphony 
Elmar Oliveira, violin

Sat. April 14, 8pm
Sun. April 15, 4pm
Performing Arts Center
Greenwich High School

Local violinist, child prodigy and winner of the Tchaikovsky International Competition, Elmar Oliveira will perform Bernard Hoffer's Violin Concerto and Beethoven's Romance No. 2, with the Greenwich Symphony. The orchestra will also play Berlioz, Les Franc-Juges Overture, and Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances. More...
Raymond Smith
I Am a Camera

Sun. April 15, 3pm
Bruce Museum

Photographer Raymond Smith, whose exhibition In Time We Shall Know Ourselves is on display at the Bruce through June 3, will talk about his work and sign his book. Inspired by the photographs taken in the American South in the 1930s by Walker Evans, Smith's teacher at Yale University, as well as by Robert Frank’s The Americans (1958), Smith embarked on a photographic expedition of his own in 1974 from New England through the South and into the Midwest, camping and photographing people and places he encountered during the three-month journey. More...
This is a new, occasional feature, alerting you to notable Cultural Alliance members performing and exhibiting slightly beyond Fairfield County
Jin Hi Kim
One Sky II

Mon. April 16, 7pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Wesleyan University

Guggenheim Fellow, Bridgeport resident, and internationally recognized composer Jin Hi Kim, presents the world premier of One Sky II, dedicated to the unification of Korea, at Wesleyan University. The composition will be performed by the Wesleyan University Orchestra, conducted by Nadya Potemkina. The premiere will be followed by a cross-cultural collaboration performance with Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Iranian, and American musicians. More...
Alissa Siegal
Repopulating the Endangered

Thurs. April 12, 6pm
Opening Reception
Sat. April 14, 12pm
New Canaan Library

New Canaan Library's new Artist-in-Residence, Alissa Siegal, will first celebrate her position with a reception Thursday for her exhibition, Animal Nature. Then, on Saturday, she will lead a workshop in creating art depicting wildlife in the New Canaan area that is threatened by extinction, including the Saltmarsh Sparrow, Northern Harrier Owl, and Blue Spotted Salamander. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. Registration required. More...
It's All About The Bees
Helping the Honeybees

Sat. April 14, 10am
New Pond Farm

Learn about a day in the life of a bee-keeper, challenges facing bees today, and how you can help these important pollinators, from New Pond Farm Apiary Manager, Ann Murray.  More...
Paula Sharp And Ross Eatman
The Story Behind Wild Bees

Sat April 14, 3:30pm
Bruce Museum

In Wild Bees, an exhibition opening on Saturday at the Bruce, photographer naturalists Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman show wild bees in their natural habitats, along with native bee specimens, bee houses, and giant model bees at 20x scale. Then at 3:30pm, Paula and Ross tell The Story Behind Wild Bees and what they have learned from their three-year project documenting wild bees at Rockefeller State Park Preserve in New York.   More...
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