Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Jan. 31 - Feb 6, 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.
The Women's Balcony

Wed. Jan. 31, 6pm
Bethel Cinema
CTFilm Festival
FilmFest52 Production

בחייך, תחיה קצת, החיים הם מסיבה - "מרפסת הנשים"
A comedy/drama about community, old traditions and values, and the power of women to keep all of these together in the face of modern extremism.

Sidemen: Long Road To Glory

Wed. Jan. 31, 7:30pm
Fairfield Theatre Company 

Having grown up on Martin Scorsese’s valediction to The Band, The Last Waltz, filmmaker Scott Rosenbaum wanted to make a film that similarly honored the life and musical legacy of these aging bluesmen: Pinetop Perkins, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and Hubert Sumlin. Narrated by Marc Maron. More...
The Holy Name. Art Of The Gesù: Bernini And His Age

Thurs. Feb. 1
Fairfield University Art Museum
Lecture, 5pm
Opening Reception 6pm

A landmark international loan exhibition that brings together artistic masterpieces from the Church of the Gesù, never before seen in America, with a dazzling group of artworks from American museums and private collections that tell the fascinating stories of the foundation of the Society of Jesus in Rome and the long road to erect their new church, the Gesù. Dr. Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Professor and Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University, Ontario, will present a lecture titled Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age at 5pm.  More...
Raisin in the Sun

Feb. 2-18
Downtown Cabaret Theatre

Lorraine Hansberry’s classic 1959 play, that “changed American theatre forever” (New York Times), about what happens when an African-American family attempt to move from a cramped Chicago South Side apartment to a house in an affordable white neighborhood. More...

Feb. 2-24
Curtain Call

Based on a 1992 film of the same name, the story was inspired by the 1899 Newsboys Strike in New York City. It pits Jack Kelly and his fellow newsboys against Joseph Pulitzer, publisher of the New York World, as he tries to make a profit at the expense of the boys who sell his newspaper. The musical, which premiered in 2011, features music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and a book by Harvey Fierstein. More...
David Fox
Selected Works

Sat. Feb. 3, 5pm
Axel Interiors

David Fox's paintings examine the human condition from many vantage points, referencing history, poetry, theater, new art, current events, and his own experiences. David writes poetry and plays, composes music and performs as a solo artist, and as a member of the duo, Palmer Fox. More...

Sat. Feb. 3, 4:30pm
Kershner Gallery
Fairfield Public Library

Explore the theme of Movement  along with the many artists accepted (first come, first served) for this invitational community show. Awards will be presented by the Curatorial Committee for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Honorable Mention awards. More...
Octavia E. Butler
Parable of the Sower

Sat. Feb. 3, 8pm
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

This genre-defying work of political theater, featuring a powerhouse ensemble of 20 singers and musicians, harnesses 200 years of Black music to give musical life to Butler’s acclaimed science fiction novel of the same name. Parable chronicles the spiritual awakening of young Lauren Olamina amidst a dystopian America wracked by the violence brought on by climate change that has driven society to the brink. More...
Fairfield County Children's Choir: An Evening of Broadway Highlights

Sat. Feb. 3, 7pm
The Klein

The young choristers of the Fairfield County Children's Choir will present a cavalcade of Broadway tunes at its annual Broadway Concert and Auction. As is traditional every year, the FCCC Broadway concert will feature many young virtuoso soloists.. More...
Connecticut Guitar Festival

Fri. Feb. 2
Factory Underground
Sat. Feb. 3
Pequot Library
Sun . Feb 4
Suzuki Music School of Westport

Opening Feb 2 at Factory Underground with a concert by Paul Nelson, the First Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival continues Feb 3 with a Free Young Persons' Concert at the Pequot Library with Jiji, winner of the 2016 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, and workshops at the Westport Suzuki School on Feb. 4.  More...
Beyond Brushwork
Pierre Lahaussois.

Sun . Feb 4, 4pm
Rowayton Arts Center

Proving you don't always need a paintbrush, or a camera, to make beautiful art, this exhibit presents digital art, drawings, mixed media, paper cuts, pastels and prints. The Gale Parsons Memorial Award will be presented to the winner in the category of Mixed Media. Also opening on Sunday in the Portside Gallery is the solo show of award winning artist, Pierre Lahaussois. The exhibition judge is Laura G. Einstein.  More...
On The Front: Veterans Reflections On WWI

Sun. Feb. 4, 3pm
Westport Historical Society

A panel discussion regarding veterans’ reflections on their own experiences of war and how the “Great War” altered their world. In collaboration with the Westport Library’s “WestportREADS” program, WHS will moderate an open dialogue about war and the impacts on the daily lives of people dealing with the aftermath of the first World War, as well as the building tension of the Second World War. Veterans from various backgrounds will discuss their experiences and their thoughts on the conflicts that still arise today. More...
Winter/Spring Drama & Arts Classes
Coastal Arts Guild of CT

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Wooster Middle School

The Coastal Arts Guild of CT is partnering with Stratford Continuing Education to offer drama and art classes beginning in February. All are held at Stratford's Wooster Middle School
Step on Stage with Rachel Babcock: Feb 26 – April 2
Drawing and Painting
Beginner Drawing with Joe Adiletta: Feb. 7 – March 14
Paint a Masterpiece a Day with Connie Manna: Feb 5 – March 19
Digital Graphics & Design
Digital Drawing with Adobe Illustrator with Anne Mulligan: Feb. 5 – March 5
Beginner Adobe Photoshop with Mark Hannon: Feb. 7 – Feb. 28
Intermediate Adobe Photoshop with Mark Hannon: March 7 – March 28
Print Design with Adobe InDesign with Anne Mulligan: March 12 – April 2 More...

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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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