Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Jan. 25 - Jan. 30, 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.
Ann Weiner
When Caged Birds Sing 

Thurs. Jan. 25, 5:30pm
Housatonic Museum Of Art
Opening Reception

CAFC member artist Ann Weiner presents eight life-size sculptures that represent current day activists for Women’s Rights in this show whose title title comes from Maya Angelou's poem Caged Bird. Like birds trapped in their cages, the women in this installation intone their stories of survival and freedom from abuse. They sing about freedom from violence and oppression, as well as the freedom to advocate for others who are still at risk. More...
Wine at the Klein

Thurs. Jan. 25, 7pm
The Klein

Calling all wine lovers to the ultimate wine tasting! Sample 40+ distinctive wines from local liquor distributorsand enjoy an exclusive backstage tour of The Klein & its rich history. Light refreshments will be provided. Proceeds benefit future programs at The Klein & Klein Theatre Arts (More)
An Evening with Brandy Clark

Thurs. Jan. 25, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

One of Nashville’s best-kept secrets is coming to Ridgefield: six-time Grammy Award nominee, Brandy Clark. Best known for her hit Stripes, she has also found success as a Nashville songwriter, penning The Band Perry’s Better Dig Two, Miranda Lambert’s Mama’s Broken Heart, and more. Her own first album, 12 Stories, debuted in 2016.Dubbed by Garden & Gun as “the best songwriter in Nashville,” Brnady Clark has established herself as one of country music’s greatest storytellers. More...
Winter Jam
Fri. Jan. 26, 4pm
Fairfield Theatre Club
The Warehouse
Live music featuring The Alpaca Gnomes! Come out of the cold and welcome the weekend at FTC Winter Jam. Cold beer, warm vibes, and fun hanging out with your friends and neighbors! More...
Paul Taylor Dance Company
Fri. Jan. 26, 8pm
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Considered by many to be America’s greatest living choreographer, Paul Taylor is a founder and towering icon of America’s indigenous art form of modern dance.  The Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to the Quick with a program that features a roster of classic works and audience favorites. Whether you’re a fan of ballet or modern dance, or just curious to dip your toe into the world of dance, this is one company everyone should experience at least once. More...
Lara Herscovitch

Sat. Jan. 27, 8pm
Voices Café
Unitarian Church, Westport

Lara Herscovitch is a modern American songwriter-poet-performer gem, creating masterful contemporary folk with blues, pop and jazz influences. Former Connecticut State Troubadour, she writes, sings and leads with authenticity, integrity, humor and heart, delivering performances that inspire, inform, uplift and entertain. More...
Hot Art In A Cold War: Intersections of Art and Science in the Soviet Era

Jan. 27 - May 20
Bruce Museum

This provocative exhibition examines one of the dominant concerns of Soviet unofficial artists—and citizens everywhere—during the Cold War: the consequences of innovation in science, technology, mathematics, communications, and design. Juxtaposing art made in opposition to state-sanctioned Socialist Realism with artifacts from the Soviet nuclear and space programs, Hot Art in a Cold War touches upon the triumphs and tragedies unleashed as humankind gained the power to both leave the Earth and to destroy it. More...
Kathleen Maher
P.T. Barnum: The Real Story Behind the Reel Story

Sun. Jan. 28, 2pm
Bijou Theatre
Barnum Museum Executive Director, Kathleen Maher, will engage you in a journey through key elements of The Greatest Showman, the new movie on P.T. Barnum (This is Me won a Golden Golden and an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song), from the depiction of Barnum’s childhood to his final bow with the Greatest Show On Earth, expanding the screenplay and revealing fantastical stories of struggles and triumphs! More...
War, Peace, Protest
The Mendelssohn Choir 
of Connecticut

Sun. Jan. 28, 3pm
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Experience in song the menace of war, the prayer for peace, and the drama of protest with the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut under the direction of Carole Ann Maxwell, DSM - Founding Artistic Director and Conductor. More...

John Laurence Busch
Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and The Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier 

Sun. Jan. 28, 4pm
Wilton Library

Part of the Wilton Historical Society/Wilton Library collaborative scholarly series, Yankee Innovators: Steamships to Silicon Chips, historian John Laurence Busch addresses the interaction of humankind with technological innovation, based on his book, Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and The Steamship Savannah Break the BarrierMore...
Book Discussion
Pat Barker, Regeneration

Mon. Jan. 29, 2pm
Barnes & Noble
Join facilitator Kelle Ruden for a discussion of this work of historical fiction that follows the experiences of soldiers during World War I. Read the book and join this and other programs as the Westport Library explores themes of healing and perseverance on the centenary of the end of WWI. More...
Worth a Thousand Words

Mon. Jan. 29, 5pm
Maritime Garage Gallery

Curated by CAFC artist member, Nadia Martinez, this exhibit features works of art that communicate complex ideas in images. The 32 pieces in Worth a Thousand Words show artists’ stories, emotions, concerns, memories, and ideas about life, nature, hope, world events, humanity, etc. into. Exhibiting artists include local artists Day Moore from Milford, Bobbie Bernstein of Westport, Gregory Ziebell of Norwalk and Carol M. Battin from Stamford. More...
Valentines for Veterans
Sun. Jan. 28, 1pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Join the Norwalk Historical Society at the Museum for a fun afternoon making Valentines for Veterans! Drop in any time to make cards for the brave men and women who fought to keep our country safe. Cards made will be sent to Congressman Jim Himes’ office and distributed to Veterans organizations and hospitals in Connecticut. Register. 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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