Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week August 2 - August 8, 2017

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Our Weekly E-Buzz selection from
August 1, 2017
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The list below is a small selection of the very many cultural events happening across our region this coming week. We strongly recommend that you click the link above for our complete listing.
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Summer Party

Wed. Aug. 2
Bruce Museum

Toast summer at the Bruce. Stroll the galleries, enjoy live music, and view the exhibition, Spring into Summer with Andy Warhol and Friends! Bubbly and light bites will be served. (More)
Caryn Lin and Her Electric Violin
The Science of Sound

Wed. Aug. 2
Roger Ludlowe Middle School, Fairfield

Explore STEAM concepts as sound waves become visible, bringing music to life before the audience’s very eyes in this Fairfield Library presentation for school-age children and their families. Lin literally transforms sound into a visual representation through the use of her five-string electric violin and modern technology. Registration required. (More)
Liget Dance Ensemble
Hungarian Nights

Aug. 4-5
Crystal Theatre

The Budapest-based Liget Dance Ensemble present the gothic, romantic musical Hungarian Nights with an international cast (before performing back in Hungary, Aug. 19). (More)
Interstellar Travel: Between Fiction & Science

Fri. Aug. 4
Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on Interstellar Travel: Between Fiction & Science, followed by a viewing of the night sky through our 22-inch research telescope. (More)
Tommy Emmanuel

Sat. Aug. 5
Ridgefield Playhouse

World-renowned fingerstyle guitar player, Tommy Emmanuel, frequently threads three different parts simultaneously into his material. He has worked with Eric Clapton, Doc Watson, John Denver and Chet Atkins. (More)

Sat. Aug. 5
22 Haviland Street Gallery
Opening Reception

During SoNo Arts Festival weekend, celebrate 22 Haviland Street Gallery’s 14 years in this historic house in South Norwalk with a reception for Interval, an exhibition honoring the work of Cultural Alliance member artists Erin Dolan, Duvian Montoya, Jahmane, and others.  (More)
One By One

Sat. Aug. 5
Danger Gallery
Opening Reception

Buy one of the 100 1 X 1-foot canvases in advance, and witness it come to life as part of a seamless mural painted live by seven CT artists, including Cultural Alliance members Holly Danger, Marcella Kovac, Liz Squillace, and Jahmane, in this interactive, experimental, art party and mural show. (More)
Dance Showcase

August 5-6
Work It Dance

During your visit to the SoNo Art Festival, stop by the Work It Dance and Fitness Mini Student Showcase at 2pm. Experience an aerialist defy gravity, hip-hop artists getting you groovin', and  bellydancers conjuring the Orient. Doors will be open all day for an Open House)
Black Rock Art Guild 
Summer Show 

Sat. Aug. 5
Framemakers Gallery
Opening Reception

Join the Black Rock Art Guild (BRAG) in its annual summer show at Framemakers Gallery, displaying recent work by Cultural Alliance members Donna Osterby-Brien, Susan Fehlinger, Judy Noel, Kaz Oda, and seven other artists. (More)
In Dialogue: Beth Campbell, Lawrence Weschler, and Carl Schoonover

Sat. Aug. 6
Aldrich Museum

Thinking, deciding, reflecting—all unique to the human experience—are the core subject matter of Beth Campbell’s current exhibition. Join Campbell for a roundtable discussion with award-winning author Lawrence Weschler, and neuroscientist and author Carl Schoonover, Ph.D. about her work, how the brain works, and the pathways that define us, connect us, and chart our life experiences. (More)
Whose Barn Is It Anyway?

Sat. Aug. 5
Ridgefield Theater Barn

The Role in the Hay Players bring some cool guests to the Barn to liven things up when this popular improv comedy night returns to the Ridgefield Theater Barn. (More)
Beechwood Open 2017

Sun. Aug. 6
Beechwood Arts & Innovation

Open Stage & Screen - Share your performance or film! Open Wall & Sculpture Field - Show & Sell your art!
Open Creative Market - Sell your wonderful wares! Open Table - Share your favorite dish! Or just bring yourself - and come to enjoy! 
All About Algae

Sun. Aug. 6
Bruce Museum Seaside Center

Dr. Craig Schneider, Trinity College, will talk about deep water algae from Bermuda collected by submersible and rebreather diving, and will show some underwater movies as part of the talk. Then, Simona Augyte, PhD candidate at UConn, will discuss local seaweeds and help identify algae in a seaweed pressing activity. (More)
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