Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week April 18-24, 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.

Dada Masilo

Wed. April 18, 8pm
Quick Center For The Arts
Fairfield University

Experience the power and magnetism of South African dancer and choreographer, Dada Masilo, who presents her version of the great Romantic ballet Giselle. Straight from the Joyce Theatre in New York, this performance mixes contemporary dance and traditional Tswana movement. While Adolphe Adam’s music from 1841 is referred to, the score is a contemporary one by the South African composer Philip Miller..  More...

Calidore String Quartet

Thurs. April 19, 7:30pm
Westport Arts Center

This is one of the most exciting of the younger string quartets, winning accolades across the globe. They perform a program including Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat Major, Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in D Major and Caroline Shaw’s 2016 First Essay, “Nimrod”.  More...
Clement Kamena

Thurs. April 19, 7pm
Gilles Clement Gallery
Opening Reception 

Parisians now based in Westport, Serge Clement and Marina Kamena have been making collaborative art in the contemporized spirit of Renaissance ateliers for over twenty years. Here, see a diverse range of paintings, sculpture and mixed media constructions that share the theme of illusion and perspective. The results are offbeat, clever works of enormous craftsmanship that outguess the viewer.  More...
WPKN Music on Film Series
24-Hour Party People 

Thurs. April 19, 7pm
Bijou Theatre

The story of the Manchester music scene where a frustrated TV news reporter, witnesses an unknown band, The Sex Pistols, and after persuading his station to televise one of their performances, finds Manchester's punk groups clamoring for him to manage them. Wilson and his friends create the legendary Factory Records and the Hacienda Club, and bands like Joy Division, New Order, and the Happy Mondays emerge to change the industry forever. More...
What’s Now/What’s New

Fri. April 20, 6pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan
Opening Reception

An exhibition, juried by Hilary Lewis, creative director and chief curator of the Glass House, that shows some of the very best and newest work by regional artists. Lewis selected 117 pieces from over 550 submissions, inspired by Philip Johnson and David Whitney’s legacy as art collectors and champions of contemporary art. More...
Fabulously Funny Females 
of Comedy

Fri. April 20, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

A trio of hilarious women: Cory Kahaney - everywoman: mother, daughter, wife… ex-wife. Karen Bergreen, a mother of two small boys, does stand-up in order to get out of the house. And Erin Jackson, whose conversational style and relatable humor have helped to propel her from colleges and east coast comedy clubs, onto the national stage. More...
Maker Faire Westport 2018

Sat. April 21, 10am-4pm
Downtown Westport +
Westport Library

Don't miss Connecticut’s largest creativity and innovation event, Maker Faire Westport 2018, and the unveiling of the PlasmaBot, at 9-feet tall, the world’s largest glass and plasma marionette. With the theme #WeAreConnecticut, focusing on the people, places and organizations that make Connecticut a great place to live and work, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, educators, engineers, authors, artists, students and commercial exhibitors.  More...
A Spring Celebration: 
Open House & Garden

Sat. April 21, 10am-6pm
893 Clinton Avenue

The Colorblends House & Spring Garden's house features a pop-up art gallery that showcases  the work of  regional artists, including Cultural Alliance members: Kristen AmbrosiJahmaneAmy Kaplan, Cynthia Mullins, Aisha Nailah, and Joan WheelerThe garden, a collaboration between Bridgeport-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs and distinguished Dutch  garden designer Jacqueline van der Kloet, provides an evolving display of color as snowdrops, crocuses, daffodils, tulips, alliums, and other spring-flowering bulbs come into bloom. Refreshments will be served all day. More...
Brechin Morgan
Sea Views

Sat. April 21, 5pm
Axel Interiors

Brechin Morgan has a solo show at Axel Interiors (the gallery converted from a filling station in Norwalk). Brec sailed around the world in Otter, a 27’ cutter sailboat, and the show represents his continuing fascination with the world of the ocean and sailing. More...
Kite Festival

Sat. April 21, 11am
Greenwich Point Beach

The annual Kite Flying Festival returns to Greenwich Point Beach each spring in April. The Festival is sponsored by the Greenwich Arts Council, the Town Department of Parks and Recreation, India Cultural Center and Smart Kids.
Participants are encouraged to bring kites of all shapes and sizes, made of plastic, paper or fabric, and may join in a free raffle for gift certificates to Smart Kids Toys. Special award ribbons are given to all high fliers. Rain Date: Sunday, April 22 at 11:30 am.   More...
Eric Lehman
Time Machines To The Past: Connecticut Town Greens

Sun April 22, 3pm
Mill Hill Historic Park

Town Greens are thought of as relics of another time, but as residents of Connecticut they are part of our lives. In fact, over 170 public spaces remain on which we can walk where our ancestors and predecessors walked.  Author Eric D. Lehman will tell the remarkable story of these time machines that put us in touch with thousands of people over hundreds of years, from the past to the future. More...
Jim Gordon
The Incident

Sun April 22, 3pm
Theatre Artists Workshop

A professional dramatic reading, by members of the Theatre Artists Workshop, of Norwalk writer Jim Gordon's new comedy. More...
Connecticut Chamber Choir

Sun April 22, 3pm
St. John's Episcopal Church

Connecticut Chamber Choir presents a concert of choral music by Durufle and Lauridsen, together with the exciting Concerto for Marimba and Choir by Gene Koshinski, featuring Craig Bitterman, marimbist. More...
Art in Design

Sun. April 22, 2pm
Silvermine Arts Center
New Canaan
Opening Reception

Five Designers from Fairfield County will be staging home settings in the galleries, incorporating the work of Silvermine artists. The featured Designers – Susie Earls, Southport; Krista Fox, New Canaan; Cherie Greene, Westport & Darien; Anna Maria Kinberg, Stamford; and Danise Talbot, Westport. The designers selected art for their installations from the works of over 300 Guild Artist members of Silvermine. More...
Ballet School of Stamford
On Pointe at Chelsea Piers

Sun. April 22, 4:30-7pm
Chelsea Piers

The Ballet School of Stamford Foundation is hosting its 19th annual On Pointe benefit event, starting with a sneak peak performance of Hansel and Gretel, with songs from Into The Wood sung by Broadway performer Frank Mastrone. Dancers in levels 5, 6, 7, 8, and Company will perform. Then join us for a delicious appetizer and dessert wine, beer and signature cocktail reception in The Loft catered by Nikki Glekas Events.   More...
Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County
Pilobolus Maximus Dance Company

Sun. April 22, 7pm
Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University

Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County's annual fundraiser returns with the world-renowned Pilobolus Maximus Dance Company. Proceeds from the event benefit NSFC's summer programs.  The performance will begin at 7pm; there will be a pre-performance reception at 5:30 PM for VIP ticket-holders.   More...
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