Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Feb. 7 - 13, 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.
Willie Nile and Trace Bundy

Wed. Feb. 7, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Singer/songwriter Willie Nile has toured with The Who, sung with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band and is currently on tour with his critically acclaimed album World War Willie. Trace Bundy is a guitar virtuoso whose use of harmonics, looping, and multiple capos, together with his unique banter and stage presence deliver an unforgettable live concert experience.  More...
An American Story: A New Life in Fairfield County 

Thurs. Feb. 8, 6pm
Fairfield Museum
Opening Reception 

This exhibit highlights the experiences of 8 refugees and immigrants from Cambodia, Congo, Cuba, Hungary, India, Rwanda, and Syria who have built new lives in Fairfield County. The show honors the centenary of the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants, and at the reception, Jack Leslie, will talk about the current status of immigration in the United States. Shows runs through July 23. More...
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Feb. 9-25
Center Stage Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber's great musical, from the 1970s, re-telling the story of Joseph, from the Book of Genesis, weaves the lyrics of Tim Rice into Webber's memorable pop, rock, country, and calypso melodies.  More...
Color Fields

Fri. Feb. 9, 6pm
Loft Artists Association

Inspired by 1960s color field paintings, and responding to a Nicholas Krushenick painting, exemplifying that style, from the collection of the Stamford Museum, Loft Artist members showcase their work. More...
Twelve Angry Men

Feb. 9-11
Theatre Artists Workshop

Staged readings of the classic screenplay Twelve Angry Men, a tense courtroom drama, in which one holdout tries to convince his fellow jurymen to re-consider the evidence. Written by Westport resident Reginald Rose for CBS TV in 1954, he received an Oscar nomination for his 1957 screenplay. The play is a blistering character study and an examination of the American melting pot and the judicial system that keeps it in check. More...
Bruce Horan
Same Day Different City

Sat. Feb. 10, 2pm
Art Gallery

A solo exhibition of paintings by Cultural Alliance member artist Bruce Horan. The works in the show explore the different experiences that we encounter as we navigate the urban environment. More...
Letters from Baghdad 

Sat. Feb. 10, 4pm
Westport Town Hall
A Westport Cinema Initiative

This 2016 documentary tells the story of Gertrude Bell, British spy, explorer and political powerhouse, who shaped the modern Middle East after World War I. More influential than her friend Lawrence of Arabia, Bell helped draw the borders of Iraq and established the Iraq Museum. Why has she been written out of history? After the screening, a discussion with the directors will be moderated by Maggie Mudd. More...
Jeremy Holmes: 
New Sculpture

Sat. Feb. 10, 4pm
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
New Canaan
Opening Reception

Jeremy Holmes engages the viewer with beautiful, abstract, three-dimensional forms created out of natural wood. Using traditional wood-working techniques, Holmes soaks 12-foot long planks, and then, improvising as he works, bends, twists and coils the slabs into graceful sinewy forms,  joining them to become stunning free-standing or wall-mounted sculptures.  See both new free-standing and wall-mounted sculptures and a large site-specific installation: made of white ash, this singular 200-foot structure will activate the gallery space as it hangs suspended from the ceiling and walls. More...
Jim Royle Drum Studio
Caribbean Steel Drum Concert

Sun. Feb. 11, 2pm
Saugatuck Congregational Church, Westport

Enjoy the warm sounds of the Caribbean with two of the steel drum bands from the Jim Royle Drum Studio: The A Team and Silver Steel. The lively vibe of Caribbean favorites as well as Soca- and Calypso-styled music from Trinidad and Tobago bring the islands to Westport.  More...
Berlin Philharmonic 
Piano Quartet

Sun. Feb 11, 3pm
Pre-concert lecture, 2pm
Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University

The Quartet was formed in 1985, uniting three permanent members of the Berlin Philharmonic. The ensemble plays not only classical, romantic, and modern works, but is committed to finding undiscovered masterpieces written for this unique chamber ensemble structure. Program includes works by Mozart, Mahler, Danny Elfman (world premiere) and Schumann. More...
Joyce DiCamillo Trio
Give Your Heart to Project Music

Sun. Feb 11, 3pm
First United Methodist Church

Steinway artist, and Cultural Alliance member, Joyce DiCamillo, will perform in concert with her jazz trio to benefit PROJECT MUSIC,  a not-for-profit El Sistema program launched in 2014 for Stamford’s underserved children More...
Andrew Morton 
Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of The Duchess of Windsor

Tues. Feb. 13, 7pm
Wilton Library

Royal and celebrity biographer, Andrew Morton, brings new light to the story of Wallis Simpson, the woman for whom Edward VIII so infamously abdicated his throne and birthright.  More...
DNR - Fairfield County's (Almost) All-Physician Rock Band

Sat. Feb. 10, 7pm
Westport Woman's Club
Bedford Hall

Fairfield County's (Almost) All-Physician Rock Band playing your favorites from the 60s and 70s including The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Monkees, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Linda Ronstadt and many others. There will be room for dancing. Proceeds to benefit the WWC Scholarship Fund. More...
The Art Of Belly Dancing

Sun. Feb. 11, 2pm
New Canaan Historical Society

As part of a series of programs in connection with the New Canaan Historical Society’s Orientalism exhibit on American Art and the Silvermine Art Colony, dancer and choreographer Tava will lead a class and demonstrate many of the introductory movements. More...
Hear Our Drive Time WPKN Announcements

Hear more selections from on our 2-minute Drive Time announcements on WPKN 89.5 FM and Announcements of five or six selected events can be heard as PSAs during drive time: 7-9am and 4-7pm, weekdays.
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