Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week July 26 - August 1, 2017

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Our Weekly E-Buzz selection from
July 18, 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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Schubert Mass in E-flat

Thurs. July 27
St Matthew's Episcopal Church, Wilton

Join Music on the Hill for a Summer Chorus performance of the Schubert Mass in E-Flat led by artistic director Ellen Dickinson. The Mass is one of Schubert's last major works, rarely performed but filled with the lyrical beauty for which he was admired. (More)
Karen Vogel
Are You Reading Me?

Thurs. July 27
Curtis Gallery
New Canaan Library
Opening Reception

Social cohesion - the existence of, the unraveling of, and the stretching of which challenges communication - is richly reflected in Karen Vogel's work. A painter, printmaker and landscape designer, Cultural Alliance artist member Karen Vogel uses typography, architecture, and organic forms in a linguistic manner, echoing outpourings of sound and narrative. Q&A with Karen at 6:30pm. (More)
Steve Kazlauskas
Echoes Of Sinatra

Thurs. July 27
Wilton Library

Steve Kazlauskas croons the best of Sinatra in this crowd-pleasing American Songbook/Rat Pack compilation as part of this free Wilton Library Summer Music & More Concert Series. (More)
Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Weekend

July 27-29
Ridgefield Playhouse

Three evenings of jazz, with Italian wine tasting and an art exhibit by Andres Chaparro in the lobby, from 7:15pm. Hear The Preservation Hall Jazz Band (July 27), Dave Koz & Larry Graham (July 28) and Bernie Williams & His All-Star Band (July 29).

Fri. July 28
Westport Arts Center

The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County announces its new ARTISTS TALK series of video-recorded discussions in close collaboration with the Westport Art Center and its SELECTS 2017 juried exhibition.  Featured member artists include Eric Chiang, Louise Flax, William Glaser, Xiao Mai Kong, and Jarvis Wilcox.
Leslie Orofino, 
Cocktails with Cole

Sat. July 29
Music Theatre of Connecticut

Actress and Singer, Leslie Orofino has been enchanting sold out audiences with her sultry voice from New York City's legendary Algonquin Hotel's Oak Room to Napa Valley's Silverado Country Club for over 30 years. As part of MTC's Hot Summer Nights series, she sings “Cocktails with Cole: The Life and Music of Legend Cole Porter”. (More)
Food for Thought

Sat. July 29
Loft Artists Association
Opening Reception

The Loft Artists Association will showcase its collective talent, as members explore the artistic side of their palettes/palates in this group exhibition. At right, Barbara Mathis, Fresh Scallions (2017, oil on board, 33x52"). (More)
Poetic Stylings:
Marianela Medrano

Sat. July 29
Ferguson Library

Marianela Medrano, published poet and activist, will share her work, including a recent piece published in the Afro-Latino anthology, ¡Manteca! the first poetry anthology to highlight writings by Latinos of African descent. Marianela Medrano was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, and has lived in Connecticut since 1990. (More)
Duvian Montoya:
Open Studio 

Sun. July 30
30 April Drive

Relax in the woods of Easton and talk about art, music, politics, gardening and life at Cultural Alliance member artist Duvian Montoya's Open Studio. Also see work by Jahmane, hear about The Mary and Eliza Freeman Center's show at Housatonic Community College and catch Hitch and the Giddy Ups play bluegrass from 3pm to 5pm. (More)
Liget Dance Ensemble

Sun. July 30
Crystal Theatre

Straight from Hungary, the Liget Dance Ensemble will be performing at Crystal Theatre. Watch the performance then go onstage and learn the dances from the performers: a wonderful experience for families. This is the Liget's only appearance in Connecticut. Learn traditional Hungarian folk dancing. (More)
Catie Marron
City Squares

Mon. July 31
Ferguson Library

Catie Marron, author of City Squares: Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World, will talk about the importance of public spaces. This is the first of a series of Community Catalyst Conversations on Livable Cities and Urban Planning. (More)
Binnie Birstein
Encaustic Collagraphs

July 26-28
Center for Contemporary Printmaking

This workshop combines encaustic painting with printmaking by creating collagraph plates that use wax to make the printable surface. Participants will be able to experiment with inlaying and incising techniques to create texture and build their images on re-usable plexi-glass plates. (More)
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