Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week May 3-9

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May 2, 2017
Wednesday Night Free Star Parties

Weds. May 3
Westport Astronomical Society

Join the knowledgable volunteers from the non-profit Westport Astronomical Society (WAS) every Wednesday night, 8-10 pm (weather permitting) for a free star party! On clear nights, WAS takes out the Big telescopes to view the Moon, planets, comets, galaxies, nebula of your Universe. (More)
ART to the Avenue 

Thurs. May 4
Greenwich Avenue
Opening Party

Since 1998, the Greenwich Arts Council turns Greenwich Avenue into a strolling gallery for this exciting festival. The evening launches at 5:30pm with musicians and street performers filling the street entertaining strollers and the stores hosting receptions for the hundreds of visitors viewing the work of over 120 artists. The art selected by the retailers remains in place through Memorial Day and is for sale. (More)
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See the work of Cultural Alliance artist members: Elizabeth Agresta, Elise Black, Heidi Lewis Coleman, Lisa Cuscuna, Loren DePalma, Joseph Dermody, Emily Derr, Carol Nipomnich Dixon, Heide Follin, Karen Kent, Lesley Koening, Dale Najarian, and Florence Suerig, as well as very many more.
Art in the Windows

Thurs. May 4
Downtown New Canaan
Opening Celebration

Join in the opening celebration for the 10th Annual "Art In The Windows" in downtown New Canaan, showcasing the work of local artists in downtown shop windows from Thursday, May 4 - Saturday, May 20. Artist receptions, wine tastings, live music and more!!.  (More)
ABSTRACTION - The Illusion Of Interpretation

Thurs. May 4
Handwright Gallery
Opening Reception
New Canaan

The exhibit celebrates the many ways our world can be seen. Four different artists with four different styles each give us a different impression of what exists around us. Featuring works by:
Cultural Alliance member artists Katherine Evans and 
Rose-Marie Fox (see her Wandering Falls at right),
as well as by Karen Fitzgerald and Linda George
Cinderella Storytime

Fri. May 5
Fairfield University Bookstore

Story book characters come to life at the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore on Friday, at 4:30pm. In honor of the season's final show, the Downtown Cabaret Theater Cinderella cast members will participate in a special story time perfect for ages 3 & up. Join Cinderella and friends as she reads aloud her own fairy tale! Cast members available to meet & greet kids and families and pose for pictures. Limited space so 
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Cinqo de Mayo
Fouetté Fiesta Fundraiser 

Friday May 5
Ballet Etudes Company

The Ballet Etudes Company will be hosting its annual fundraiser this Friday, May 5th at The Studio Ballet School in Norwalk. Celebrate with piñatas, a Mexican buffet, silent auction, margaritas and a special performance! All proceeds directly support the productions of the Ballet Etudes Company. $20. (More)
Mary Bridget Davies, 
A Night with Janis Joplin

Sat. May 6
The Palace Danbury

Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies will make her Palace Danbury debut this Saturday. Davies starred in the Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin, delivering a performance so raw, real, and in-the-moment that it brought audiences to their feet with nightly standing ovations. It also earned her a Theater World Award win and nominations for a Tony Award, The Drama League’s Distinguished Performance Award and Helen Hayes Award. (More)
Connecticut Ballet 
Thirty Something 

Sat. May 6
Stamford's Palace Theatre

Connecticut Ballet celebrates its 35th anniversary by showcasing its dancers and the range of its repertoire in a triple-bill entitled, Thirty Something!: Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 7:30pm at The Palace, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford. In honor of the 35th anniversary, All seats $35. (More)
Organic Metropolis 

Sat. May 6
Loft Artists Association
Opening Reception

A collaborative exhibition of two different genres by two diverse artists: Yuko Ike, a painter, and Lucienne Buckner, a sculptor, will combine, contrast and collaborate their talents in a "dual solo" show.  (More)
Bees And Wasps Of Connecticut: Seizing The Seasons

Sun. May 7
Bruce Museum Seaside Center: Innis Arden Cottage

Dr. Parker Gambino will present a slide show on these fascinating and important insects with his own collection on display and available for examination. Then, take a guided walk around Greenwich Point to observe these insects in action. Beth Boyer, the "bee lady," will be on hand with fun and easy bee activities for younger visitors. Free to all (tell front gate staff you are coming for the First Sunday Science event. (More)
Dialogue To Change: Confronting Racism

Monday May 8
Ferguson Library

Let your voice be heard next Monday at 3pm as Stamford's Ferguson Library launches its new program Dialogue to Change. Funded by Connecticut Humanities with Everyday Democracy, the program is designed to confront and resolve the issue of institutional racism and its impact on the educational, economic, cultural and civic life of Stamford residents.led by Valeriano Ramos,  (More)
Metal Forming: 
A Fresh Look at Spiculums with Betty Helen Longhoks

May 5-7
Guilded Lynx Studio

The spiculum shape is an elegant, sweeping, curved or conical tubular form, created by anticlastic and/or synclastic forming as well as tube making techniques. This 3-day workshop covers several ways of forming metal and is a great introduction to more complex forms created in metal. By using hammers and stakes, you will explore the range of spiculum forms that can be achieved to add dimension to your jewelry forms. (More)
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