Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week July 12 - 18, 2017

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Our Weekly E-Buzz selection from
July 12, 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.
Dramatic Escape

Weds. July 12
Avon Theatre Film Center

A Documentary Night screening co-presented by Rehabilitation Through the Arts (RTA), in which viewers are transported into the lives of a group of maximum security prisoners who are attempting to mount a behind-bars stage production of A Few Good Men at Sing Sing. Please join us for a post-film Q&A with RTA Executive Director Katherine Vockins and RTA Alumnus Charles Moore. 
Eco Visions
Paintings of Jan Dilenschneider

July 12 through Oct. 15
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Twenty new paintings by Cultural Alliance member artist Jan Dilenschneider will be featured in an exhibition curated by Gail Ingis, opening Wednesday. Ms. Dilenschneider is the only living American artist to have her work on display at the Grand Palais in Paris. (More)
Design Night Out.

Thurs. July 13
City Lights Gallery

Hosted bi-monthly in Hartford (Hartford Prints!) and Bridgeport (Bananaland), DNO explores how great design is transforming a given theme in CT - PLUS open bar, food, music, networking, and fun! For July, DNO explores all things water! Panelists include Janeivy Hilario, Susan Fishman, Dean C Mack, and Thomas R Tavella. (More)
Dave Mason

Fri. July 14
Levitt Pavilion

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason revisits his classic masterpiece to perform a limited engagement concert tour along with his band Johnne Sambataro, Alvino Bennett, and Tony Patler. (More)

Fri. July 14
Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance

Thrown Stone presents the U.S. Premiere of Milk, a new play by Ross Dunsmore. Three couples struggle to meet their basic needs for food, love and survival. As they try to make sense of a changing world, their inner desires and appetites become driving forces that could lead to either catastrophe or redemption. (More)

Women And War - An Historic Look At Heroic Women

Fri. July 14
Westport Country Playhouse

As part of its community programming extending the reach of its production of Grounded, about a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot grounded by an unexpected pregnancy, the Playhouse has partnered with the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame (CWHF) for this multimedia presentation for teen and adult audiences, that gives a sweeping history of women's involvement in warfare, with special attention paid to several women who have been inducted into CWHF.  (More)

Fri. July 14
Westport Arts Center
Opening Reception

This special summer members exhibition was juried by Charlotte Strick, Art Editor of The Paris Review, and Claire Williams Martinez, former Chapter President of AIGA Chicago. The eight artists chosen for SELECTS 2017 include Cultural Alliance members Eric Chiang, Louise Flax, William Glaser, Xiao Mai Kong, and Jarvis Wilcox. (More)
44th Westport Fine Arts Festival 

Sat. July 15 - Sun July 16
Westport Downtown

The 44th Westport Fine Arts Festival features a premier roster of more than 140 national and international fine artists across 12 categories. (More)
Mary Quinn
Thorn in My Side 

Tues. July 18
Fairfield University Bookstore

Fairfielder, Mary Quinn will be at the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore to talk about Thorn In My Side—her newly published Young Adult Fairy Tale/Urban Fantasy. Mary goes off to college in Massachusetts this Fall.      (More)
Dr. Katherine E. Whitaker
Observational Galaxy Formation and Evolution 

Tues. July 18
Westport Astronomical Society

UConn's Dr. Katherine E. Whitaker   reviews the recent innovative techniques developed to probe the distant universe, and the key observations constraining the formation histories of galaxies over the past eleven billion years.      (More)
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