Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week April 26 - May 2

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April 25, 2017
OCEANIC: Works By Teodora Guererra And Dan Pollera

Thurs. April 27
Sorelle Gallery
Opening Reception, 5-8pm

OCEANIC celebrates the powerfully romantic open ocean. Guererra’s abstract paintings inspire thoughts of rolling waves, and Pollera expertly paints the Hamptons seascape. Meet the artists at the opening reception. Accompanied by a Designer Vignette by Tiger Lily’s of Greenwich including "Functional Art” original table designs by Lee Walther (More)
Footsteps of Peace

Fri. April 28 
The Klein

Back By Popular Demand. Joel A. Martin gathers 65 of the most talented musicians to perform in what's been called "Woodstock with a Masters Degree." A celebration of peace covering the musical genre's of jazz, classical and gospel, this powerful concert will ignite hope, at a time it is most needed for our country. (More)
Story Barn: Imagine That! 

Fri. April 28
Greenwich Historical Society

Join the fun as a group of local storytellers riffs on work, play, creativity and the power of imagination, inspired by the Historical Society's upcoming exhibition Jim and Jane Henson: Creative Work, Creative Play (More)
Lucy Van Atta enthralls the crowd at Spring ’16 Story Barn.
Music For Youth Presents Jim Royle And Brian Ente, Percussion

Sat. April 29
Pequot Library

MFY Free Young Persons’ Concert at 2 pm on April 29 features internationally acclaimed teacher and percussionist Jim Royle and Brian Ente. They will explore the history of percussion through stories told on drums. A post concert hands-on workshop will follow the presentation at 3 pm.  (More)
National Poetry Month
Open Mic Celebration

Sat. April 29
City Lights Gallery

Cultural Alliance ACE Award Winner Shanna Tanika Melton, with Suzanne Kachmar, present an Open Mic Celebration of National Poetry Month at the new City Lights Gallery at 265 Golden Hill St, Bridgeport (the Downtown Cabaret building). Includes a tribute to Professor Richard Fewell(More)
Alisa Weilerstein (cello) & Inon Barnatan (piano)

Sat. April 29
Stamford's Palace Theatre

Stamford Symphony presents, as part of its World Stage Recitals series, the American cellist, Alisa Weilerstein and Israeli pianist Inon Barnatan - a brilliant duo reflecting exceptional musicianship, refined artistry and virtuosic technique.  (More)
Westport Woman's Club Art Show & Fundraiser

Sat. April 29, 5-8pm 
Sun. April 30, 12-4pm
Westport Woman's Club/Bedford Hall

The Westport Woman’s Club’s Art Show fundraiser, curated by Miggs Burroughs, returns to Bedford Hall.
Building on last year’s success the show continues the long WWC tradition of partnering with local artists to generate sales for them and funds for local scholarships. (More)
Mini-Conference: Creative Writing & Social Justice

Sun. April 30
Westport Library

Westport Writers’ Workshop (WWW) partners with the Westport Library/ WestportWRITES program to present a mini-conference on Sunday (1-5pm), on the topic of creative writing and social justice. Led by WWW’s Executive Director, Valerie Ann Leff, this event will explore the impact of finding one’s creative voice for people living with poverty, trauma, disability, homelessness, incarceration or other stresses. (More)
Ailey II Dance Event To Benefit Neighborhood Studios 

Sun. April 30
Quick Center

Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County's annual gala returns with the world-renowned Ailey II Dance Company. Proceeds from the event benefit NSFC's summer programs. (More)
Julian Schnabel, Paintings That I Hope Philip And David Would Like 

From May 1
Philip Johnson Glass House

This intimate survey of Julian Schnabel’s prolific painting career showing three rotations of six works from different periods, begins May 1 through June 5 with Rotation 1: Wax Paintings from the 1970s. Gathered from private collections, this rotation offers a glimpse into Schnabel’s early investigations into painting. (More)
ArtLab: Sewn Encaustic Books

Sat. April 29
Leslie Giuliani's Studio

Leslie Giuliani and master printer Roxanne Faber Savage offer a multi discipline “maker” class. Artists will begin by making encaustic monotypes on “Encaustiflex;” a flexible paper-like fabric material. Artists will then fold and sew their monotype “panels” into unique artist’s books and create a pictorial or narrative sequence using encaustic painting, stamping, digital transfer, machine or hand stitching or lacing. (More)
David Dunlop, The Science of Expression: Art & Design 

Sat. April 29
Westport Arts Center

Don't miss this special lecture by master painter David Dunlop: teacher, lecturer, writer and artist on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop. David is giving his lecture: The Science of Expression: Art and Design as a benefit for the Cultural Alliance. $20. (More)
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