Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week March 21-27, 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.

March 21-25
Westport Library
A five-day series of innovative events previewing what's to come in the new flexible Westport Library space. Includes Celebrity Lunch with Sam Kass; Rock & Roll Storytelling alongside an exhibition on Lost Rock & Roll Negatives of Michael Friedman; morning dance classes with José Ozuna; movie matinées of two Joanne Woodward--Paul Newman films; conversation with Ruth Reichl; Unplugged - day of meeting local authors (one every 20 minutes) then listening to local bands; and Family Day with David Pogue, Tim Fite, Diego Romero, and local childrens' book authors at an all-day fair. Click through for more details. 
Maggy Daly Arts Cooperative
Bridges: Arts Connecting Communities

Wed. March 21, 6pm
Read's Artspace Gallery
Opening Reception

This exhibition is a result of a collaborative project between the Kennedy Center's Maggy Daly Arts Cooperative and the Southington Community Cultural Arts All-Access Studio.   More...

Wed. March 21, 6pm
Bethel Cinema
CT Film Festival's FilmFest52 US premiere of Samia Badih's film, documenting the life of her uncle Rasheed Broum, killed, age 29, in an airstrike during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Now, Samia goes on a quest to discover more about her uncle's life and death, as told by friends and family who survived. Q&A with filmmaker Samia after the screening. More...
10 Women, 10 Years

Thurs. March 22, 5:30pm
City Lights Gallery
Opening Reception

2018 marks the 10th year of the Bridgeport Art Trail. City Lights celebrates 10 women artists, committed to the celebration of the arts in Bridgeport: Alicia Cobb, Jane Davila, Robin Jopp, Crystal Heiden, Liz Helling, Marcella Kovac, Shanna Melton, Susan Murray, Denyse Schmidt, Liz Squillace, and Yolanda Vasquez-Petrocelli. More...
After School at The Klein
Klein Dance Company
Welcome to the '80s 

Thurs. March 22, 7:30pm
The Klein

The students of After School at The Klein (ASK) & Klein Dance Company (KDC) perform hits from the '80s by Michael Jackson, Journey, Prince, and more. Free admission; donations are accepted at the door. Enjoy a pre-show reception at 5:30pm with wine, tap beer & appetizers! Proceeds support Klein Theatre Arts. More...
Linn Cassetta
Egg Works

Fri. March 23, 5pm
Southport Galleries
Opening Reception

Linn Cassetta, artist, apparel and footwear designer, and skilled in furniture rebirth, is in the process of making beautiful things, and making things beautiful. Her work explores the shape and power of eggs–which she considers the most perfect thing. More...
Handmade: Women Reshaping Contemporary Art

Fri. March 23, 6pm
Westport Arts Center
Opening Reception

Artwork by a diverse range of 17 female artists with a focus on fiber and textile arts. Artists of note include Miriam Schapiro, Lesley Dill, Beverly Semmes, Judith Scott and Faith Ringgold.  More...
The Human Library

Sat. March 24
Wilton Library

Experience The Human Library: 20 community members who have volunteered to share their stories in order to help break down barriers.  Sign up for one-on-one 10-minute conversations on topics ranging from ageism to anorexia, from racism to surviving sexual assault, from being Christian to being Pagan, from defeating addiction to living with Alzheimer’s and much moreMore...
Group Show

Sat. March 24, 4pm
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
New Canaan
Opening Reception

Last December, PANTONE declared 18-3838 Ultra Violet as the official color of 2018.  The blue-based purple pigment evokes spiritual and meditative reflection, as well as elicit cosmic and futuristic outlooks. This exhibit features works by Charles Arnoldi, John Clement, Leah Durner, Matthew Heller, Madeleine Keesing, Martin Kline and Jill Moser. All have shown at the gallery over the years and all have used 18-3838. Art in the show date from the last two decades, the most recent completed before 18-3838 became the official color of 2018.   More...
Take Action! 
A Day of Art & Activism

Sun. March 25, 1pm
Aldrich Museum

Celebrate the power of art to inspire social change in an afternoon program of events including CT Nasty Women founder and curator, Lucy McClure; spoken-word poetry of Ceex Live; Jahmane's mixed-media workshop on championing a cause through art-making; and Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder on ideas about walls, art, and equity in their last day in residence on Your Turn More...
Future Generations

Sun. March 25, 8pm
FTC StageOne

Indie-pop rockers, out of Fordham University, where music and lyrics tie together neatly without an air of confusion. Their synthetic, almost hypnotic symphony of modern sounds include crooning vocals that mirror Arctic Monkeys. Their major indie song "Stars," has garnered over 8 million Spotify streams. More...
Divya Mehra
A Performative Lecture

Mon. March 26, 4pm
UCONN-Stamford, Room 108.

Franklin Street Works presents a performative lecture by Divya Mehra, currently exhibiting work in its group show: In this place where the guest rests. Curated by Jacqueline Mabey, the exhibition tackles the pressing issues of nation, place, home, and belonging in a moment of crisis as more people are displaced than any time since World War II. Her performance asks “how do we exist within the crushing indifference of our day to day?” More...
Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras
Fairfield County Children's Choir
Kids4Kids 2018 Concert

Sat. March 24, 7pm
Arnold Bernhard Center
University of Bridgeport

The Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras and Fairfield County Children’s Choir, in partnership with The University of Bridgeport, will join to sing and perform music together at this Kids4Kids to benefit Mikey’s Way Foundation of Fairfield. 
Emily Kelting
I-Phone Photography Workshop

Fri. March 23, 6:30pm
Rowayton Arts Center

Cultural Alliance artist member Emily Kelting will teach you how to maximize the potential of your i-Phone camera and how to use Snapseed, an amazing app for editing, to bring your photos to the next level.  More...

Your opportunity to nominate an Artist, Citizen, Corporation, Educator, and/or Nonprofit for our Arts & Culture Empowerment (ACE) Awards, has just been extended through Fri. March 23. Don't forget! Please let us know your thoughts about who you believe has made the most significant artistic and cultural contributions to our community, or has best supported the arts and culture sector through volunteerism and/or patronage. These awards are designed to celebrate the passion for arts and culture in Fairfield County, and to raise awareness of the quality and diversity of our arts and cultural offerings. Click here to make your nominations. Deadline: March 23.
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