Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week June 13-20

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Our Weekly E-Buzz selection from
June 13, 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.
Thomas Phifer + Paul Goldberger

Thurs. June 15
Philip Johnson Glass House

Architect Thomas Phifer will discuss his work and current projects, including a new museum for the Glenstone Foundation in Maryland and the restoration of Philip Johnson’s thesis house at Harvard University, with Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Paul Goldberger. This program includes a self-guided tour of the site and a light reception. (More)

Thomas Phifer's Glenstone Museum. Photo by Peter Guthrie.
Destination: India

Thurs. June 15
Fodor Farm
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Noon Wed June 14

At the city of Norwalk’s beautifully restored 1809 homestead Fodor Farm, Norwalk International Cultural Exchange (NICE) hosts an evening celebrating Indian Culture. This festive reception will celebrate the countdown to the second annual NICE Festival, to be held July 8 at Norwalk’s Oyster Shell Park, along the shores of the Norwalk River (More)
Sherri Wolfgang: SOLO

Thurs. June 15
Housatonic Museum Of Art
Opening Reception

SOLO will showcase two complete series of figurative works by Sherri Wolfgang:
NICK.E.LO.DE.ON (2014-2017) explores dance and the figure in motion and Twisted (2012-2014) that focuses on women and plastic surgery. (More)
Ciclismo Classico: 
Bike Travel Film Festival 

Fri. June 16
Palace Danbury Theatre

This year's festival features 7 fantastic films including 48 Hairpin Bends By Night, the incredible story of 77-year-old Giuliano Calore, an avid cyclist whose goal is to ride the legendary Monte Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps with its 48 hairpin turns. Now in it’s 8th year, the Festival is the ONLY one in the USA to feature films specifically about two-wheeled travel. (More)
Journey with Jellies + Flamingos!

Fri. June 16
Maritime Aquarium At Norwalk

Two new exhibits open this Friday: an newly expanded exhibit of Jellies – one of the most popular animals in The Maritime Aquarium for more than 20 years; and Flamingos specifically Chilean Flamingos, standing (often, on one leg) through Labor Day in the aviary on the Aquarium’s riverfront courtyard. Read more on Jellies and Flamingoes.
Lyrical Images

Fri. June 16
Loft Artists Association
Opening Reception

An enchanting exhibition of artwork by Loft Artists, inspired by the emotions elicited by the lyrics of their selected all-time favorite songs. Attend a special Gallery Naming ceremony at 7 pm.  (More)
Trace Burroughs: Magical Thinking

Fri. June 16
Westport Historical Society
Opening Reception

CAFC member artist Trace Burroughs shows recent digital art in his Magical Thinking solo exhibition. Trace's show runs parallel to The High School That Rocked, capturing the story of six legendary bands that performed at Staples High from 1966 to 1968, creating indelible memories for local students. (More)
The 8th Annual Hair of the Dog Extravaganza

Fri. June 16
The Klein

A lively show featuring Irish-American musicians and stepdancers. It comes to The Klein after establishing itself the past 4 years in Fairfield. (More)
Unexpected Juxtapositions: Solo Show by Rex Prescott Walden

Sat. June 17
Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery

A solo exhibition by this assemblage artist, whose neat, architectural work is defined by precision and intention. In his found-object collages, the artist intends to define aspects of time as related to journey through space. In this exhibition, Walden's vision is carried forth in smaller, shadowboxed works that incorporate all the elements of his larger pieces. (More)
Rex Prescott Walden, Cigar Box Lids #15, 2017. Detail
Live Jazz Night 

Sat. June 17
Carriage Barn Arts Center

An evening of live jazz and more, featuring local musician Michael-Louis Smith and friends. Presented by DiRusso & Brooks Law Group, the evening will include a lively performance that blends jazz, funk and afrobeat. Attendees can also sample great locally produced products (More)
Summer Solstice Party

Sun. June 18
Westport Library on 
Jesup Green

Westport Astronomical Society is celebrating the beginning of summer with Earthplace, Art of Living Foundation, Shakespeare on the Sound and the Astronomical Society of New Haven at Westport Library on Jesup Green.(More)
The Big Lebowski

Mon. June 19
The Warehouse FTC

The first season of FTC Film Club closes with a Lebowski-Fest! White Russians, prizes for the best outfits and other fun stuff! "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (More)
Sewing Up Summer Camp

Mon. June 19
New England Fashion + Design Association, Norwalk

Take a look at the new themes offered at New England Fashion + Design's summer camp this year. Creative and contemporary - just like our students! "Seamless," "Short & Sweet," "Met and Me" - with a fabulous trip to the Met in NYC for name a few. Sessions begin June 19, running through August 11. (More)
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